St Pancras North (UK Parliament constituency)

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St Pancras North
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
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St Pancras North in the Metropolitan area, showing boundaries used from 1885 to 1918.
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St Pancras North in the Parliamentary County of London, showing boundaries used from 1918 to 1950.
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St Pancras North in the Parliamentary County of London, showing boundaries used from 1950 to 1974.
County County of London
18851983
Number of members One
Replaced by Holborn & St Pancras
Created from Marylebone

St. Pancras North was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first-past-the-post system of election. It was created in 1885 and abolished in 1983 with the area becoming part of the new constituency of Holborn and St Pancras.

Boundaries[edit]

1974-1983: The London Borough of Camden wards of Camden, Chalk Farm, Gospel Oak, Grafton, Highgate, and St John's.

Politics and history of the constituency[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party Notes
1885 Thomas Henry Bolton Liberal
1886 Charles Cochrane-Baillie Conservative later Baron Lamington
1890 by-election Thomas Henry Bolton Liberal Bolton was re-elected in 1892 as a Liberal, but later joined the Liberal Unionists
1893? Liberal Unionist Party
1895 Edward Robert Pacy Moon Conservative
1906 Willoughby Hyett Dickinson Liberal later 1st Baron Dickinson
1918 John William Lorden Coalition Conservative
1922 Conservative
1923 James Marley Labour
1924 William Jocelyn Ian Fraser Conservative Party
1929 James Marley Labour
1931 William Jocelyn Ian Fraser Conservative Party later Baron Fraser of Lonsdale
1937 by-election Robert Grant Grant-Ferris Conservative Party later Baron Harvington
1945 George House Labour
1949 by-election Kenneth Robinson Labour Minister of Health 1964–1968
1970 Albert Stallard Labour
1983 constituency abolished: see Holborn & St Pancras

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election 3 May 1979:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
General Election 10 October 1974:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
General Election 28 February 1974:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
General Election 18 June 1970:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

General Election 31 March 1966:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate 51,468, Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Rt Hon. Kenneth Robinson 20,951
Conservative Cecil James Olaf Moorhouse 10,440
Communist J Nicolson 1,253
Majority
Turnout
General Election 15 October 1964:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate 53,670, Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Robinson 20,516
Conservative Kenneth Robin Warren 11,954
Communist J Nicolson 1,140
Majority
Turnout

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

General Election 8 October 1959

Electorate , Turnout 69.47%,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Robinson 22,256 54.12
Unionist David Mitchell 15,949 38.79
National Labour Bill Webster 1,685 4.10
Communist J. Nicolson 1,230 2.99
Majority 6,307 15.34
Turnout 69.47%
General Election 26 May 1955:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate 62,739 Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Robinson 24,670
Unionist A. Royle 17,588
Communist J. Nicolson 1,303
Majority
Turnout
General Election 25 October 1951:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Unionist
Majority
Turnout
General Election 23 February 1950:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Robinson
Unionist John Edgar Harvey
Liberal P W C Whitton
Majority
Turnout

Election in the 1940s[edit]

By-election, 10 March 1949
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Kenneth Robinson 16,185 57.5 -6.3
Unionist N.S. Shields 11,118 39.5 +4.8
Communist J. Mahon 854 3.0 N/A
Majority 5,067 18.0
Turnout 43,229 65.1
General Election 5 to 19 July 1945: St. Pancras, North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George House 16,738 63.8 +14.4
Unionist Robert Grant Grant-Ferris 9,108 34.7 -15.9
Independent J.B. Gilmore 403 1.5 N/A
Majority 7,630 29.1
Turnout 36,979 71.0
Labour gain from Unionist Swing

Election in the 1930s[edit]

By-Election 1937:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate 45,632 Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Robert Grant Grant-Ferris 11,744
Labour 11,476
Majority
Turnout
General Election 14 November 1935:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate 46,030 Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Capt. Sir William Jocelyn Ian Fraser 16,888
Labour Henry Montague Tibbles 13,287
Liberal William Otterburn Hall 1,259
Majority 3,601
Turnout
General Election 27 October 1931:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate 47,366 Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Capt. William Jocelyn Ian Fraser 22,490
Labour James Marley 12,257
Communist W G Shepherd 456
Majority
Turnout

Election in the 1920s[edit]

General Election 30 May 1929:

constituency of
Composed of the wards of
Electorate , Turnout %,

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Marley 17458
Unionist Capt. William J Ian Fraser 14343
Liberal Fred Coysh 4177
Majority
Turnout
General Election 29 October 1924

Electorate 37,721

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist William Jocelyn Ian Fraser 13,964
Labour James Marley 13,171
Liberal Henry Delacombe Roome 2,748
Majority
Turnout
Henry Delacombe Roome
General Election 6 December 1923:

Electorate 37,221

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Marley 10,931
Unionist John William Lorden 8,085
Liberal Henry Delacombe Roome 6,363
Majority
Turnout
General Election 15 November 1922

Electorate 36,827

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist John William Lorden 9,176
Labour John Gilbert Dale 8,165
Liberal Rt Hon. Sir Willoughby Hyett Dickinson 6,979
Majority
Turnout

Election in the 1910s[edit]

Willoughby Dickinson
General Election 14 December 1918: St. Pancras, North
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Coalition Conservative John William Lorden 7,260 41.4
Liberal Rt Hon. Sir Willoughby Hyett Dickinson 5,596 32.0
Labour John Gilbert Dale 4,651 26.6
Majority 1,664 9.4
Turnout 33,747 51.9
Coalition Conservative gain from Liberal Swing
General Election December 1910 St Pancras North[1]

Electorate 9,977

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Willoughby Hyett Dickinson 4,407 57.7 -0.3
Conservative Arthur Moon 3,230 42.3 +0.3
Majority 1,177 15.4 -0.6
Turnout 7,637 76.5 -9.4
Liberal hold Swing -0.3
General Election January 1910 St Pancras North[2]

Electorate 9,977

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Willoughby Hyett Dickinson 4,970 58.0
Conservative H A Pakenham 3,603 42.0
Majority 1,367 16.0
Turnout 85.9
Liberal hold Swing

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

W.H. Dickinson
General Election 1906 St Pancras North[3]

Electorate 8,021

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Willoughby Hyett Dickinson 4,094 60.8 +17.4
Conservative Edward Robert Pacy Moon 2,643 39.2 -17.4
Majority 1,451 21.6 34.8
Turnout 84.0 +12.8
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +17.4

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)