North Lincolnshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Lincolnshire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Lincolnshire
18321885
Number of members Two
Replaced by Brigg, Gainsborough, Horncastle, Louth, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford
Created from Lincolnshire

North Lincolnshire, formally known as the Northern Division of Lincolnshire or as Parts of Lindsey, was a county constituency in the Lindsey district of Lincolnshire. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

History[edit]

The constituency was created by the Reform Act 1832 for the 1832 general election, and abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election. It was then split into six new single-seat constituencies: Brigg, Gainsborough, Horncastle, Louth, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford

Boundaries[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election First Member First Party Second Member Second Party
1832 Hon. Charles Anderson-Pelham[1] Liberal Sir William Amcotts-Ingilby, Bt Liberal
1835 Thomas George Corbett Conservative
1837 Robert Adam Christopher Conservative
Jan. 1847 by-election Sir Montague Cholmeley, Bt Conservative
1852 James Banks Stanhope Conservative
1857 Sir Montague Cholmeley, Bt Liberal
1868 Rowland Winn Conservative
1874 Sir John Dugdale Astley, Bt Conservative
1880 Robert Laycock Liberal
Sep. 1881 by-election James Lowther Conservative
Jul. 1885 by-election Henry Atkinson Conservative
1885 Redistribution of Seats Act: constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Styled Lord Worsley from 1837.

References[edit]