William Dowdeswell (1804–1870)
He was elected at the 1835 general election as one of the two Members of Parliament (MPs) for the borough of Tewkesbury in Gloucestershire, having contested the seat unsuccessfully in 1832. He was re-elected in 1837 and 1841, and held the seat until he stood down at the 1847 general election.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "T" (part 1)[self-published source][better source needed]
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 303. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- Mair, Robert Henry (1870). Debrett's Illustrated House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1870. London: Dean & Son. p. 84.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Dowdeswell
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|Member of Parliament for Tewkesbury
1835 – 1847
With: Charles Hanbury-Tracy to 1837
John Martin from 1837
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