Ealing (UK Parliament constituency)

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Ealing
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
18851945
Number of members one
Replaced by Ealing East and Ealing West
Created from Middlesex
Ealing in Middlesex 1918-45

Ealing was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Ealing district of west London. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

Boundaries[edit]

1918-1945: The Municipal Borough of Ealing.

History[edit]

The constituency was created by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election, and abolished for the 1945 general election. It was then replaced by the new Ealing East and Ealing West constituencies.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Lord George Hamilton Conservative
1906 Sir Herbert Nield Conservative
1931 Sir Frank Sanderson Conservative
1945 constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1880s[edit]

Hamilton
General Election 1885: Ealing [1][2][3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lord George Francis Hamilton 4,353 61.8 n/a
Liberal William Bruce Gordon Hogg 2,691 38.2 n/a
Majority 1,662 23.6 n/a
Turnout 75.9 n/a
Conservative win (new seat)
General Election 1886: Ealing [1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lord George Francis Hamilton unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

Elections in the 1890s[edit]

General Election 1892: Ealing [1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lord George Francis Hamilton 5,547 n/a
Liberal Stephen Holman 2,112 n/a
Majority 3,435 n/a
Turnout n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a
General Election 1895: Ealing [1][2][4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lord George Francis Hamilton unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

General Election 1900: Ealing [1][2][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Lord George Francis Hamilton unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a
Hutton
General Election 1906: Ealing [1][2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Herbert Nield 8,261 54.2 n/a
Liberal Arthur Hill Hutton 6,982 45.8 n/a
Majority 1,279 8.4 n/a
Turnout 74.6 n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election January 1910: Ealing [1][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Herbert Nield 12,916 61.1 +6.9
Liberal Maurice Charles Hulbert 8,210 38.9 -6.9
Majority 4,706 22.2 +13.8
Turnout 84.3
Conservative hold Swing +6.9
General Election December 1910: Ealing [1][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Herbert Nield unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

General Election 1914/15:

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1915. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by the July 1914, the following candidates had been selected;

General Election 1918: Ealing[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist 13,710 79.2
Labour Alfred Hugh Chilton 3,610 20.8
Majority 10,100 58.4
Turnout 60.4
Unionist hold Swing
  • endorsed by Coalition Government

Elections in the 1920s[edit]

General Election 1922: Ealing[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Sir Herbert Nield 14,507 67.9 -11.3
Labour Alfred Hugh Chilton 6,128 28.7 +7.9
Independent Unionist Lewis Montgomery Murray Hall 719 3.4 n/a
Majority 8,379 39.2 -19.2
Turnout 65.8 +5.4
Unionist hold Swing -9.6
General Election 1923: Ealing [10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Sir Herbert Nield 12,349 53.1 -14.8
Liberal A W Bradford 6,410 27.6 n/a
Labour Alfred Hugh Chilton 4,495 19.3 -9.4
Majority 5,939 25.5 -13.7
Turnout 69.0 +3.2
Unionist hold Swing n/a
General Election 1924: Ealing[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Rt Hon. Sir Herbert Nield 18,572 73.3 +20.2
Labour Alfred Hugh Chilton 6,765 26.7 +7.4
Majority 11,807 46.6 +21.1
Turnout 73.2 +4.2
Unionist hold Swing +6.4
General Election 1929: Ealing[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Rt Hon. Sir Herbert Nield 20,503 54.4 -18.9
Labour James William Maycock 9,093 24.2 -2.5
Liberal Arrean Paul Grundy 8,042 21.4 n/a
Majority 11,410 30.2 -16.4
Turnout 73.4 +1.2
Unionist hold Swing -8.2

Elections in the 1930s[edit]

General Election 1931: Ealing[13]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir Frank Bernard Sanderson 32,792 82.7
Labour James William Maycock 6,857 17.3
Majority 25,935 65.4
Turnout 74.6
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1935: Ealing[14]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Sir Frank Bernard Sanderson 28,472 74.1
Labour Mark Auliff 9,972 25.9
Majority 18,500 48.2
Turnout 69.1
Conservative hold Swing

General Election 1939/40

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1940. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by the Autumn of 1939, the following candidates had been selected;

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b c d e f g h British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918, FWS Craig
  2. ^ a b c d e f The Liberal Year Book, 1907
  3. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1886
  4. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1901
  5. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1901
  6. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1916
  7. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1916
  8. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  9. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  10. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  11. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  12. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  13. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  14. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  15. ^ Report of the Annual Conference of the Labour Party, 1939