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Yass Plains - By-election (Roll: 842)
Nominations: Thursday, 15 August 1861, Polling: Thursday, 22 August 1861 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Faucett, Peter (Elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Resignation - Other
Notes: Caused by the resignation of Henry O'Brien. His ADB entry indicates this was due to ill-health.
Source: Brief report in SMH 16 August 1861, p.4 col.5, declared elected on the close of nominations.