St Pancras South (UK Parliament constituency)

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St Pancras South
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members One
Replaced by St Pancras South East and St Pancras South West
Created from Marylebone

St. Pancras South 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 by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election and abolished for the 1918 general election.


St Pancras South in the Metropolitan area, showing boundaries used from 1885 to 1918.

Politics and history of the constituency[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Sir Julian Goldsmid, Bt Liberal
1886 Liberal Unionist
1896 by-election Herbert Jessel Liberal Unionist
1906 Philip Whitwell Wilson Liberal
Jan. 1910 Herbert Jessel Liberal Unionist
1918 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election December 1910 St Pancras South[1]

Electorate 5,536

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Unionist Herbert Merton Jessel 2,415 58.1
Liberal Florance Montefiore Guedalla 1,744 41.9
Majority 671 16.2
Turnout 4,159 75.1
Liberal Unionist hold Swing


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