West Sussex (UK Parliament constituency)

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West Sussex
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members two
Replaced by Chichester
Created from Sussex

West Sussex (formally the Western division of Sussex) was a parliamentary constituency in the county of Sussex, which returned two Members of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the bloc vote system.

It was created under the Great Reform Act for the 1832 general election, and abolished for the 1885 general election.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
1832 Lord John Lennox Whig The Earl of Surrey Whig
1841 The Earl of March Conservative Charles Wyndham Conservative
1847 Richard Prime Conservative
1854 by-election Henry Wyndham Conservative
1860 by-election Walter Barttelot Conservative
1869 by-election The Earl of March Conservative
1885 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]