William Wellwood

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Captain William Wellwood MC (1893 – 28 Jun 1971)[1] was the Ulster Unionist Party MP for Londonderry in the Westminster Parliament from 1951 to 1955.

Following the resignation of incumbent MP Ronald Ross, Wellwood was elected unopposed in a by-election on 19 May 1951.[2][3] He was one of the last four MPs to be unopposed in a general election, on 25 October 1951.

He retired at the United Kingdom general election, 1955, and was replaced by Robin Chichester-Clark.


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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Sir Ronald Ross, Bt
Member of Parliament for Londonderry
Succeeded by
Robin Chichester-Clark