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Shoalhaven - By-election (Roll: 1,528)
Nominations: Monday, 21 August 1871, Polling: Monday, 28 August 1871 (No poll held)
Candidate Votes Votes %
Warden, James (Elected) Elected unopposed
Cause Category: Resignation - Government Job
Notes: According to his ADB entry, with financial problems, Thomas Garrett resigned as MP in July 1871, accepting the position of police magistrate at Berrima.
Source: SMH, 22 August 1871, p. 4, col. 6, declared elected on close of nominations.