North Northumberland (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Northumberland
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18321885
Number of members two
Replaced by Berwick-upon-Tweed and Hexham
Created from Northumberland

North Northumberland was a County constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was represented by two Members of Parliament. The constituency was created by the Great Reform Act of 1832 by the splitting of Northumberland constituency into North and South divisions.

The constituency was abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, being divided into single member divisions.

Boundaries[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

  • Constituency created (1832)
Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
1832 Viscount Howick Whig Lord Ossulston Conservative
1841 Addison Cresswell Conservative
1847 Sir George Grey, Bt Liberal
1852 Lord Lovaine Conservative
1859 Sir Matthew White Ridley, Bt Conservative
1865 Lord Henry Percy Conservative
1868 Earl Percy Conservative Matthew White Ridley[1] Conservative
1885 Redistribution of Seats Act: constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Known as Sir Matthew White Ridley, Bt, from 1877.

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