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Gloucester and Macquarie - 1858 (Roll: 1,123)
Nominations: Monday, 1 February 1858, Polling: Wednesday, 10 February 1858
Candidate Votes Votes %
Barker, Thomas (Defeated) 275 39.29
Williamson, James (Elected) 425 60.71
Formal Votes 700
Informal Votes 0 0.00
Total Votes / Turnout 700 62.33
Source: SMH report of nominations, 3 February 1858, pp.4-5, results 24 February, p.4 col.6, including booths, crediting Maitland Mercury. Maitland Mercury, report of nominations 2 February, p.2 col.3-5. The Northern Times and Newcastle Telegraph had a substantial report of results, 20 February, p.2 col.2-4, including booth details and reporting totals of 444 / 256. However, this report mentions that the Returning Officer cannot issue an official declaration yet, so the later totals from the Mercury and SMH have been retained.