West Staffordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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West Staffordshire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Staffordshire
Number of members Two
Replaced by Lichfield Division, North-Western Division (both created of part only in 1885) Wolverhampton West, Stafford, Cannock (remainder)
Created from South Staffordshire
Number of members One
Type of constituency County constituency

West Staffordshire was a parliamentary constituency in Staffordshire which returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the UK Parliament until 1885, and then one member.


The constituency was created for the 1868 general election, and abolished for the 1918 general election.


Members of Parliament[edit]

MPs 1868–1885[edit]

Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
1868 Sir Smith Child, Bt. Conservative Hugo Francis Meynell Ingram Conservative
1871 Francis Monckton Conservative
1874 Alexander Staveley Hill Conservative
1885 representation reduced to one member

MPs 1885–1918[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Hamar Alfred Bass Liberal
1886 Liberal Unionist
1898 by-election Sir Alexander Henderson Liberal Unionist
1906 Henry Duncan McLaren Liberal
1910 George Ambrose Lloyd Liberal Unionist
1912 Conservative
1918 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]