Cambridge

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Cambridgeshire
County (post 1974): Cambridgeshire
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 41
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 86
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 106
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 105
Formed 1832
Disbanded current
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Thomas Spring-Rice

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1839*
    Date of exit: c. 1839*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Limerick, 1820-1832. Exit August 1839; resigned on appointment as Comptroller-General of the Exchequer.
  2. Alexander Grant

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: 23 May 1840
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1843*
    Date of exit: c. 1843*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 21 March 1843
  3. Fitz-Roy Kelly

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: 21 March 1843
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Lyme Regis at 1847 General Election.
  4. Robert Adair

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. William Campbell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Kenneth Macaulay

    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: 1853*
    Date of exit: c. 1853*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit March 1853; election declared void on petition.
  7. John Astell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1853*
    Date of exit: c. 1853*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit March 1853; 1852 General Election result declared void on petition.
  8. Francis Mowatt

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: 18 August 1854
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Robert Adair

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: 18 August 1854
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Kenneth Macaulay

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. William Forsyth

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1866*
    Date of exit: c. 1866*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 24 April 1866; election declared void on petition
  12. John Gorst

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election: 24 April 1866
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Robert Torrens

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. William Fowler

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Patrick Smollett

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Alfred Marten

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Hugh Shield

    Party: Liberal
    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: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. William Fowler

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Robert Penrose-Fitzgerald

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906*
    Date of exit: c. 1906*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Stanley Buckmaster

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Almeric Paget

    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: 1917*
    Date of exit: 19 July 1917
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  22. Eric Geddes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1917*
    Date of election: 25 July 1917
    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
  23. Eric Geddes

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: None known
    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: 23 February 1922
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  24. George Newton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: 16 March 1922
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1934*
    Date of exit: 15 January 1934
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  25. Richard Tufnell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1934*
    Date of election: 8 February 1934
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  26. Hamilton Kerr

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  27. Robert Davies

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1967*
    Date of exit: 16 June 1967
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  28. David Lane

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1967*
    Date of election: 21 September 1967
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1976*
    Date of exit: 12 November 1976
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Chairman of Commission for Racial Equality.
  29. Robert Rhodes James

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1976*
    Date of election: 2 December 1976
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1992
    Date of exit: 9 April 1992
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Francis Mowatt

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 1852-07-07 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. John Hibbert

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 1857-03-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. William Christie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 1865-07-11 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  4. Joseph Dodd

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1886-07-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Rudolf Lehmann

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. John Gorst

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 1906-01-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  7. Stanley Buckmaster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 1910-12-03 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  8. Hugh Dalton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 1922-11-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  9. David Hardman

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 1929-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  10. Robert Davies

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 1959-10-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  11. Robert Davies

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 1964-10-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  12. David Lane

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 1966-03-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  13. Shirley Williams

    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: SDP
    Notes:
  14. Julian Huppert

    Connection with constituency: Direct: former member from 2010-15.
    Year of election: 2017
    Date of election: 2017-06-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal Democrats
    Notes:
  15. Robert Davies

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1961*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  16. Hugh Dalton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  17. Maidstone

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  18. Thomas Gibson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  19. Almeric Paget

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  20. William Campbell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  21. Robert Torrens

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  22. Robert Torrens

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1866*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  23. Graham Stuart

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 2001
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  24. Daniel Zeichner

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 2010
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour Party
    Notes:
  25. Henry Fawcett

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: