Sudbury

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Suffolk (West)
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 165
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1844
Notes: Disenfranchised 1844 due to bribery. Constituency of same name reformed 1885.

Elected Members

  1. John Walsh

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1830. Defeated contesting Radnorshire at 1835 General Election.
  2. Michael Taylor

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1834*
    Date of exit: c. 1834*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before July 1834. Also MP for Durham [city] before 1832.
  3. Edward Barnes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 25 July 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. John Bagshaw

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Benjamin Smith

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Norwich at 1837 General Election.
  6. Edward Barnes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1838*
    Date of exit: c. 1838*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit February 1838
  7. James Hamilton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837*
    Date of exit: c. 1837*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before December 1837
  8. John Walsh

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: 27 March 1838
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1840*
    Date of exit: c. 1840*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before June 1840; resigned to contest by-election at Radnorshire.
  9. George Tomline

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: 5 June 1840
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Frederick Villiers

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1841*
    Date of exit: c. 1841*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Unseated on petition; writ suspended due to bribery.

Other candidates

  1. John Bagshaw

    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: Liberal
  2. John Bagshaw

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  3. John Bagshaw

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal