Wilton was the name of a parliamentary borough in Wiltshire. It was represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of England from 1295 to 1707, then in the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and finally in the House of Commons of the United Kingdom of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1918. It had two Members of Parliament (MPs) until 1832, but from 1832 to 1885 only one member, as a result of the Reform Act 1832. In 1885 the borough was abolished, but the name of the constituency was then transferred to a new county constituency electing one Member from 1885 until 1918.
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Members of Parliament
Wiltshire, Southern or Wilton Division
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- ^ Nicholas was also elected for West Looe and Ripon. He chose to represent Ripon, and did not sit for Wilton in this parliament
- ^ On petition, London was found not to have been duly elected
- ^ Created The Lord Londonderry 1719 and The Viscount Londonderry 1726, both titles being in the Peerage of Ireland
- ^ Succeeded to a baronetcy, May 1870
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