South Gloucestershire,  also known as  Gloucestershire South, was a  parliamentary constituency in Gloucestershire. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.
The constituency was created for the
1950 general election, and abolished for the 1983 general election.
Boundaries [ edit ]
1950-1955: The Urban Districts of Kingswood and Mangotsfield, and the Rural Districts of Sodbury and Warmley.
1955-1974: The Rural Districts of Sodbury, Thornbury, and Warmley. Thornbury Rural District was added to the seat from the abolished Stroud and Thornbury constituency. 
1974-1983: The Rural Districts of Sodbury and Thornbury. Warmley Rural District was transferred to the new  Kingswood constituency.
Predecessor and successor constituencies [ edit ]
From 1885 to 1950 much of the area of the constituency was represented by the
Thornbury constituency, and from 1950 to 1955 by  Stroud and Thornbury. 
When the constituency was abolished in 1983, 80.54% of it was transferred to a new constituency of
Northavon, 14.75% to the pre-existing Bristol North West and 4.70% to the pre-existing Stroud. 
Members of Parliament [ edit ]
Elections [ edit ]
Elections [ edit ]
Elections in the 1970s [ edit ]
Elections in the 1960s [ edit ]
Elections in the 1950s [ edit ]
References [ edit ]
^ a b ". 'Gloucestershire South', Feb 1974 - May 1983" ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited . Retrieved . 22 March 2016
^ "House of Commons debates: Members Sworn". Hansard. 870. 7 March 1974 . Retrieved . 10 May 2016 John Cope sworn in for "South Gloucestershire"
^ "List of Members Returned to Serve in Parliament at the General Election, 1959" (PDF). . 13 October 1959 The London Gazette . Retrieved . 11 May 2016
^ "Gloucestershire South 1950-1983". Hansard . Retrieved . 9 May 2016
^ REPRESENTATION OF THE PEOPLE (PARLIAMENTARY CONSTITUENCIES), Hansard, 16 December 1954
^ Hansard, 14 July 1969
^ "Boundary Map of Gloucestershire Thornbury PDivCon". Vision of Britain Through Time . Retrieved . 13 May 2016
^ "Boundary Map of Stroud and Thornbury CCon". Vision of Britain Through Time . Retrieved . 13 May 2016
^ Percentage change and swing for February 1974 is calculated relative to the BBC notional 1970 constituency result, not actual 1970 result. Notional 1970 results were rounded to the nearest hundred. Constituency data for 1974-83 including 1970 notionals , retrieved 18 July 2017
^ a b c d e British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
^ a b F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973