East Kent (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
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East Kent (formally known as "Kent, Eastern") was a county constituency in Kent in South East England. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
1832-1885: The Lathes of St. Augustine and Shepway (including the Liberty of Romney Marsh), and the Upper Division of the Lathe of Scray.
Members of Parliament
- "The statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 & 3 William IV. Cap. LXIV. An Act to settle and describe the Divisions of Counties, and the Limits of Cities and Boroughs, in England and Wales, in so far as respects the Election of Members to serve in Parliament.". London: His Majesty's statute and law printers. 1832. pp. 300–383. Retrieved 2017-07-27.
- Later Baron FitzWalter
- Later Earl Sondes
- Later Viscount Chilston
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- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "K" (part 1)
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. pp. 403–404. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
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