South Warwickshire (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||Two|
South Warwickshire was a parliamentary constituency in the county of Warwickshire in England. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.
1832-1885: The Hundreds of Barlichway and Kington, and the Kenilworth and Southam Divisions of the Hundred of Knightlow.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 1860s
|Conservative||Henry Christopher Wise||1,585||35.8||N/A|
|Turnout||2,872 (est)||81.7 (est)||N/A|
|Conservative||Henry Christopher Wise||2,581||25.8||−10.0|
|Turnout||5,004 (est)||80.6 (est)||−1.1|
Elections in the 1870s
|Turnout||4,987 (est)||78.7 (est)||−1.9|
Seymour was appointed Comptroller of the Household, causing a by-election.
Elections in the 1880s
|Turnout||5,123 (est)||79.7 (est)||+1.0|
|Liberal gain from Conservative||Swing||+3.7|
Leigh's death caused a by-election.
|Conservative gain from Liberal||Swing||−5.2|
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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.
- Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (e-book) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. pp. 476–477. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.
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