Burnley

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Lancashire
County (post 1974): Lancashire
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 37
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 83
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 104
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 103
Formed 1868
Disbanded current
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Richard Shaw

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1876*
    Date of exit: 19 January 1876
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Peter Rylands

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 14 February 1876
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1887*
    Date of exit: 8 February 1887
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. John Slagg

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1887*
    Date of election: 19 February 1887
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1889*
    Date of exit: c. 1889*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 27 February 1889.
  4. Jabez Balfour

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1889*
    Date of election: 27 February 1889
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892*
    Date of exit: c. 1892*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit December 1892.
  5. William Mitchell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Fred Maddison

    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Gerald Arbuthnot

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Philip Morrell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. David Irving

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924*
    Date of exit: 25 January 1924
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: SDF
    Notes: None
  10. Arthur Henderson

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Gordon Campbell

    Party: National
    Constituency connections: None known
    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: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: National
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Wilfrid Burke

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: USDAW
    Notes: None
  13. Daniel Jones

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: AUEW
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Edwin Lawrence

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 1892-07-04 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: LU
    Notes:
  2. Ann Widdecombe

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: 1979-05-03 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Ian Bruce

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 1983-06-09 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Harold Elletson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election: 1987-06-11 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  5. Bill Wiggin

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1997
    Date of election: 1997-05-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  6. Gordon Birtwistle

    Connection with constituency: Direct; previous MP from 2010-2015.
    Year of election: 2017
    Date of election: 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal Democrats
    Notes:
  7. Gordon Birtwistle

    Connection with constituency: Direct; previous MP from 2010-2015.
    Year of election: 2019
    Date of election: 2019-12-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal Democrat Party
    Notes:
  8. Edmund Talbot

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  9. Gerald Arbuthnot

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  10. Gordon Birtwistle

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 1992
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal Democrat Party
    Notes:
  11. Gordon Birtwistle

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 1997
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal Democrat Party
    Notes:
  12. Gordon Birtwistle

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 1982
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Social Democratic Party
    Notes:
  13. Julie Cooper

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 2010
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour Party
    Notes:
  14. James Scarlett

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  15. Fred Maddison

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: