Westhoughton

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Lancashire
County (post 1974): Not specified
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 317
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 391
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 432
Formed 1885
Disbanded 1983
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Lancashire, Westhoughton

Elected Members

  1. Frank Hardcastle

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Edward Stanley

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. William Wilson

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: 14 August 1921
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: ASCJ
    Notes: None
  4. Rhys Davies

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: 5 October 1921
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1951*
    Date of exit: 11 May 1951
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: USDAW
    Notes: None
  5. Roger Stott

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1973*
    Date of election: 24 May 1973
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Lewis Haslam

    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
  2. John Haslam

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 1923-12-06 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  3. John Haslam

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 1924-10-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  4. Franklin Thomasson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal