Dewsbury

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Yorkshire (West Riding)
County (post 1974): West Yorkshire
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 61
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 99
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 118
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 124
Formed 1868
Disbanded current
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. John Simon

    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: 1888*
    Date of exit: c. 1888*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 16 November 1888.
  2. Mark Oldroyd

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election: 16 November 1888
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1902*
    Date of exit: 13 January 1902
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Walter Runciman

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1902*
    Date of election: 28 January 1902
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Benjamin Riley

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    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: Labour
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Notes: None
  5. Thomas Harvey

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Benjamin Riley

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    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: ILP
    Notes: None
  7. Walter Rea

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Benjamin Riley

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    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: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Handel Cossham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 1868-11-17 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Henry Cautley

    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: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Henry Cautley

    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: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Thomas Harvey

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Thomas Harvey

    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. James Ramsden

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1950
    Date of election: 1950-02-23 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  7. James Ramsden

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 1951-10-25 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  8. Michael Shaw

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Nat. Lib. & Con.
    Notes:
  9. Marcus Fox

    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: Conservative
    Notes:
  10. Roy Galley

    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:
  11. John Whitfield

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1992
    Date of election: 1992-04-09 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  12. Hugh Arnold-Forster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: LU
    Notes:
  13. Ben Turner

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  14. Ben Turner

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  15. Benjamin Riley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes: