North Lonsdale (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Lonsdale
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Lancashire
18851918
Number of members One
Replaced by Lonsdale
Created from North Lancashire

North Lonsdale was a parliamentary constituency in north Lancashire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, when the two-seat North Lancashire constituency replaced divided by a number of single-seat divisions.

The North Lonsdale Rural District, on which the constituency was based, was at the time an exclave of Lancashire. The area is now in Cumbria.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member[1] Party[2]
1885 William George Ainslie Conservative
1892 William Smith Liberal
1895 Richard Cavendish Liberal Unionist, later Liberal
1906 George Haddock Liberal Unionist
1918 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 324. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.