Down

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Down
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Ireland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1885
Notes: Constituency of same name also existed 1922-1950.

Elected Members

  1. Arthur Hill

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1836*
    Date of exit: 1 August 1836
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this seat in 1812.
  2. Castlereagh

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected in 1826. Lord Lt Down 1845
  3. Hillsborough

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1836*
    Date of election: 30 August 1836
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1845*
    Date of exit: 12 April 1845
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Arthur Hill

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1845*
    Date of election: 3 June 1845
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880*
    Date of exit: 5 May 1880
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. David Ker

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Unknown
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. William Forde

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. James Sharman-Crawford

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1878*
    Date of exit: c. 1878*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1878
  8. Castlereagh

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: 17 May 1878
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1884*
    Date of exit: 6 November 1884
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Arthur Hill

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Richard Ker

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1884*
    Date of election: 27 November 1884
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None