North Cheshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Cheshire
Former constituency
for the House of Commons
18321868

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

Boundaries[edit]

The constituency comprised the Bucklow and Macclesfield Hundreds.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second Party
1832 Hon. Edward Stanley Whig William Egerton Conservative
1841 George Legh Conservative
1847 Hon. Edward Stanley Whig
1848 by-election George Legh Conservative
1858 by-election Hon. Wilbraham Egerton Conservative
1868 Second Reform Act: constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

General Election 1865: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 6,026
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Conservative George Legh n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1859: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 6,504
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Conservative George Legh n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a

Resignation of William Egerton

By Election 7 August 1858: Cheshire Northern (1 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1857: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 6,693
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Conservative George Legh n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1852: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 7,494
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Conservative George Legh n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a

Caused by elevation of Edward Stanleyto House of Lords as Lord Eddisbury

By Election 8 June 1848: Cheshire Northern (1 seats) Electorate 7,188
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative George Legh 3,060 n/a
Liberal F D P Astley 2,419 n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1847: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 7,188
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Liberal Edward Stanley n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1841: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 6,154
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Egerton 2,782 n/a
Conservative George Legh 2,652 n/a
Liberal Edward Stanley 2,206 n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1837: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 6,029
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Edward Stanley n/a
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1835: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 5,045
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Edward Stanley n/a
Conservative William Egerton n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a
General Election 1832: Cheshire Northern (2 seats) Electorate 5,105 [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Edward Stanley 2,556 n/a
Conservative William Egerton 2,428 n/a
Liberal J R D Tollemarch 1,516 n/a
Majority n/a
Turnout n/a

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1832-1885 (Craig)