North Derbyshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Derbyshire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members two
Replaced by High Peak and West Derbyshire
Created from Derbyshire

North Derbyshire was a Parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom constituencies. It originally returned two Knights of the Shire to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created when Derbyshire constituency was split into North Derbyshire and South Derbyshire under the 1832 Reform Act. It was abolished in 1885, together with the constituencies of South Derbyshire and East Derbyshire. In 1885 the area of the three constituencies was split between the new smaller constituencies of Chesterfield, Mid Derbyshire, North-East Derbyshire, South Derbyshire, West Derbyshire, High Peak and Ilkeston.


The Hundreds of High Peak and Scarsdale, and so much of the Wapentake of Wirksworth as was comprised in the Bakewell Division.

Members of Parliament[edit]

John Cheetham
Election First member First party Second member Second party
1832 Lord Cavendish of Keighley Whig Thomas Gisborne Whig
1834 by-election Lord George Cavendish Whig
1837 William Evans Whig
1853 by-election William Pole Thornhill Whig
1865 William Jackson Liberal
1868 Augustus Arkwright Conservative
1880 Lord Edward Cavendish Liberal John Frederick Cheetham Liberal
1885 Constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

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