Lanarkshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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Coordinates: 55°35′N 3°50′W / 55.583°N 3.833°W / 55.583; -3.833

Lanarkshire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Subdivisions of Scotland county of Lanark
17081868
Number of members One

Lanarkshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom (Westminster) from 1708 to 1868. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post voting system.

Boundaries[edit]

The name relates the constituency to the county of Lanark.

The North Lanarkshire and South Lanarkshire constituencies were created when the Lanarkshire constituency was abolished in 1868.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Year Member Party
1708 Lord Archibald Hamilton Whig
1710 Sir James Hamilton of Rosehall
1713
1715 James Lockhart
1718 Lord Archibald Hamilton Whig
1722
1727
1734 Lord William Hamilton
1735 Sir James Hamilton of Rosehall
1741
1747
1750 Patrick Stuart
1754 James Vere Pro-Administration Whig
1760 Daniel Campbell
1761
1768 John Lockhart-Ross
1774 Andrew Stuart
1780
1784 Sir James Denham-Steuart, Bt Pittite
1790
1796
1801
1802 Lord Archibald Hamilton Whig
1806
1807
1812
1818
1820
1826
1827 Sir Michael Shaw-Stewart of Greenock and Blackhall
1830 Charles Douglas, 1st Baron Douglas Tory
1831
1832 Sir John Maxwell of Pollok Whig
1835
1837 Alexander Macdonald Lockhart Conservative
1841 William Lockhart Conservative
1847
1852
1857 Alexander Baillie-Cochrane Conservative
1857 Sir Thomas Colebrooke Liberal
1859
1865

Election results[edit]

References[edit]