Devizes

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Wiltshire
County (post 1974): Wiltshire
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 59
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 402
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 479
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 515
Formed 1832
Disbanded current
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Wiltshire, Devizes

Elected Members

  1. Montagu Gore

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1834*
    Date of exit: c. 1834*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit about January 1834; resigned on becoming a Conservative.
  2. Wadham Locke

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835*
    Date of exit: c. 1835*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 25 November 1835.
  3. Philip Henderson-Durham

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 17 February 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1836*
    Date of exit: c. 1836*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Queenborough in 1830. Exit in or before February 1836.
  4. Thomas Bucknall-Estcourt

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1844*
    Date of exit: c. 1844*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Marlborough 1829-1832. Exit in or before February 1844; resigned to contest by-election at Wiltshire Northern.
  5. James Dundas

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1836*
    Date of election: 10 February 1836
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1838*
    Date of exit: c. 1838*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Disqualified on petition after by-election on 26/03/1838 (by-election resulting from appointment as Clerk of Ordnance).
  6. William Bruges

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1844*
    Date of election: 7 February 1844
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1848*
    Date of exit: c. 1848*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. James Bucknall-Estcourt

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 25 February 1848
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. John Gladstone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Simon Taylor

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Christopher Griffith

    Party: Lib. Con.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Lib. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. John Gladstone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1863*
    Date of exit: c. 1863*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 18 February 1863.
  12. William Addington

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: 18 February 1863
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1864*
    Date of exit: 25 March 1864
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Thomas Bateson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: 18 April 1864
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Walter Long

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Edward Goulding

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 13 July 1895
    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
  16. Francis Rogers

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1910ยน
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. William Bell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Eric Macfadyen

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Percy Hurd

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Christopher Hollis

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1955
    Date of exit: 26 May 1955
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Charles Morrison

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1964*
    Date of election: 14 May 1964
    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
  22. George Heneage

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: c. 1838*
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Seated on petition after defeat at by-election on 26 March 1838.

Other candidates

  1. Philip Henderson-Durham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 1832-12-10 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. James Dundas

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 1835-01-06 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Not specified
    Notes:
  3. Christopher Griffith

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 1874-01-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lib. Con.
    Notes:
  4. Godfrey Dalrymple-White

    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:
  5. Eric Macfadyen

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. Eric Macfadyen

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  7. Philip Pleydell-Bouverie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  8. Francis Rogers

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