South Hampshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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

South Hampshire (formally the Southern division of Hampshire) was a parliamentary constituency in the county of Hampshire, which returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the bloc vote system.

It was created under the Great Reform Act for the 1832 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
1832 The Viscount Palmerston Liberal[1] Sir George Staunton, Bt Liberal
1835 John Willis Fleming Conservative Henry Combe Compton Conservative
1842 by-election Lord Charles Wellesley Conservative
1852 Lord William Cholmondeley Conservative
1857 Sir Jervoise Clarke-Jervoise Liberal Hon. Ralph Dutton Conservative
1865 Henry Hamlyn-Fane Conservative
1868 Hon. William Temple Liberal Lord Henry Montagu-Douglas-Scott Conservative
1880 Francis Compton Conservative
1884 by-election Sir Frederick Fitzwygram, Bt Conservative
1885 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]


Notes and references[edit]

  1. ^ Craig does not distinguish between Whigs, Radical and Liberals. They are all labelled as Liberals