East Staffordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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East Staffordshire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Staffordshire
Number of members Two
Created from South Staffordshire

East Staffordshire or Staffordshire East (formally the Eastern division of Staffordshire) was a county constituency in the county of Staffordshire. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the bloc vote system.


The constituency was first created by the Second Reform Act for the 1868 general election, and abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election.


Members of Parliament[edit]

Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
1868 Michael Arthur Bass Liberal John Robinson McClean Liberal Party
1873 by-election Samuel Charles Allsopp Conservative
1880 Henry Samuel Wiggin Liberal
1885 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]