South Cheshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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Coordinates: 53°06′32″N 2°30′14″W / 53.109°N 2.504°W / 53.109; -2.504

South Cheshire
Former constituency
for the House of Commons
18321868
Replaced by Mid Cheshire
West Cheshire

South Cheshire was a United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency. It was created upon the division of Cheshire in 1832. In 1868, it was abolished with North Cheshire to form parts of East Cheshire, Mid Cheshire, and West Cheshire.

Boundaries[edit]

1832-1868: The Hundreds of Broxton, Eddisbury, Nantwich, Northwich and Wirral, and the City and County of the City of Chester.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second Party
1832 George Wilbraham Liberal Richard Grosvenor Liberal
1835 Sir Philip Grey Egerton, Bt Conservative
1841 John Tollemache Conservative
1868 Second Reform Act: constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

General Election 1865: Cheshire Southern (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton Unopposed
Conservative John Tollemache Unopposed
Registered electors 6,826
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General Election 1859: Cheshire Southern (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton Unopposed
Conservative John Tollemache Unopposed
Registered electors 6,949
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General Election 1857: Cheshire Southern (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton Unopposed
Conservative John Tollemache Unopposed
Registered electors 7,068
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General Election 1852: Cheshire Southern (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton Unopposed
Conservative John Tollemache Unopposed
Registered electors 8,117
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General Election 1847: Cheshire Southern (2 seats)[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton Unopposed
Conservative John Tollemache Unopposed
Registered electors 8,735
Conservative hold
Conservative hold
General Election 1841: Cheshire Southern (2 seats) Electorate 7,645
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton 3,110 n/a
Conservative John Tollemache 3,034 n/a
Liberal G Wilbraham 2,646 n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1837: Cheshire Southern (2 seats) Electorate 7,084
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal G Wilbraham n/a
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1835: Cheshire Southern (2 seats) Electorate 6,343
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal George Wilbraham n/a
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1832: Cheshire Southern (2 seats) Electorate 5,130 [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal George Wilbraham 2,661 n/a
Liberal Richard Grosvenor 2,406 n/a
Conservative Philip Grey Egerton 2,297 n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "The statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 & 3 William IV. Cap. XLV: An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales". London: His Majesty's statute and law printers. 1832. pp. 154–206. Retrieved 2017-07-27.
  2. ^ a b c d e Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (e-book)|format= requires |url= (help) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1832-1885 (Craig)