North Staffordshire (UK Parliament constituency)

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North Staffordshire
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Staffordshire
Number of members Two
Replaced by North West Staffordshire
Created from Staffordshire

North Staffordshire (formally the Northern division of Staffordshire) was a county constituency in the county of Staffordshire. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the bloc vote system.


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.


Members of Parliament[edit]

Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
1832 Sir Oswald Mosley, Bt Whig Edward Manningham-Buller Whig
1837 Hon. Bingham Baring Conservative
1841 Jesse David Watts Russell Conservative Charles Adderley Conservative
1847 Viscount Brackley Conservative
1851 by-election Smith Child Conservative
1859 Viscount Ingestre Conservative
1865 Sir Edward Manningham-Buller, Bt Liberal
1874 Colin Minton Campbell Conservative
1878 by-election Robert William Hanbury Conservative
1880 William Young Craig Liberal Harry Tichborne Davenport Conservative
1885 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]