Chester-le-Street

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Durham
County (post 1974): Durham
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 255
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 324
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 364
Formed 1885
Disbanded 1983
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Durham, Chester-le-Street

Elected Members

  1. James Joicey

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    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: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. John Taylor

    Party: Ind. Lab.
    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: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Ind. Lab.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as Labour for latter part of this service.
  3. John Taylor

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1919*
    Date of exit: 22 October 1919
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Jack Lawson

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1919*
    Date of election: 13 November 1919
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1949*
    Date of exit: 19 December 1949
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: MFGB
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Vice-Chairman of National Parks Commission
  5. Patrick Bartley

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 23 February 1950
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1956*
    Date of exit: 25 June 1956
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Notes: Councillor in constituency

Other candidates

  1. Morpeth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 1895-07-13 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: LU
  2. Antony Lambton

    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: Conservative
  3. John Gorst

    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: Conservative
  4. James Couchman

    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