Cambridge University

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): N/A
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 377
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 538
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 627
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1950
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Henry Goulburn

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: 10 January 1856
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for St Germans; West Looe up to 1826; Armagh 1831. First elected for this seat 1831.
  2. Charles Law

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1850*
    Date of exit: 13 August 1850
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Loftus Wigram

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1850*
    Date of election: 4 October 1850
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Spencer Walpole

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 11 February 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1882*
    Date of exit: c. 1882*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit November 1882.
  5. Charles Selwyn

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868*
    Date of exit: c. 1868*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 24 February 1868; resigned on appointment as Lord Justice of Appeal
  6. Alexander Beresford-Hope

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1887*
    Date of exit: 20 October 1887
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Henry Raikes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 28 November 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 24 August 1891
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Richard Jebb

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1891*
    Date of election: 9 October 1891
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1905*
    Date of exit: 10 December 1905
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. John Gorst

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Samuel Butcher

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910*
    Date of exit: 29 December 1910
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. John Rawlinson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Joseph Larmor

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: 16 February 1911
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Joseph Larmor

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. John Rawlinson

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. James Butler

    Party: Ind. Lib.
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Ind. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. John Rawlinson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1926*
    Date of exit: 14 January 1926
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. George Butler

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929*
    Date of exit: 2 May 1929
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. John Withers

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1926*
    Date of election: 13 February 1926
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1939*
    Date of exit: 29 December 1939
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Godfrey Wilson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935*
    Date of exit: c. 1935*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit January 1935.
  20. Archibald Hill

    Party: Ind. Con.
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 23 February 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Ind. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Henry Harris

    Party: Independent
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Independent
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. George Lefevre

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 1847-07-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Charles Hill

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 1945-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Independent
  3. George Denman

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  4. James Butler

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Ind. Lib.
  5. James Butler

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Ind. Lib.