North Lincolnshire (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||Two|
North Lincolnshire, formally known as the Northern Division of Lincolnshire or as Parts of Lindsey, was a county constituency in the Lindsey district of Lincolnshire. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency was created by the Reform Act 1832 for the 1832 general election, and abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election. It was then split into six new single-seat constituencies: Brigg, Gainsborough, Horncastle, Louth, Sleaford, Spalding and Stamford
1832-1868: The Parts of Lindsey.
1868-1885: The Wapentakes, Hundreds, or Sokes of Manley, Yarborough, Bradley Haverstoe, Ludborough, Walshcroft, Aslacoe, Corringham, Louth Eske, and Calceworth, so much as lies within Louth Eske.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 1860s
|Liberal win (new seat)|
|Conservative win (new seat)|
Elections in the 1870s
|Conservative||John Dugdale Astley||Unopposed|
|Conservative gain from Liberal|
Winn was appointed a Lord Commissioner of the Treasury, requiring a by-election.
Elections in the 1880s
|Conservative||John Dugdale Astley||3,865||32.3||N/A|
|Turnout||8,066 (est)||75.8 (est)||N/A|
|Liberal gain from Conservative||Swing|
Laycock's death caused a by-election.
|Conservative gain from Liberal||Swing||−12.3|
Winn was elevated to the peerage, becoming Lord St Oswald, causing a by-election.
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- "The statutes of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. 2 & 3 William IV. Cap. XLV: An Act to amend the Representation of the People in England and Wales". London: His Majesty's statute and law printers. 1832. pp. 154–206. Retrieved 2017-07-27.
- "Representation of the People Act 1867" (PDF). Retrieved 2017-07-27.
- Styled Lord Worsley from 1837.
- Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (e-book) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. p. 421. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.
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