Exeter

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Devon
County (post 1974): Devon
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 69
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 103
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 127
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 138
Formed 1832
Disbanded current
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. James Buller

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected in 1830.
  2. Edward Divett

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1864*
    Date of exit: 25 July 1864
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. William Follett

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1845*
    Date of exit: c. 1845*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before June 1845.
  4. John Duckworth

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1845*
    Date of election: 7 July 1845
    Nature of election: By-election
    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: None
  5. Richard Gard

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Courtenay

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: 4 August 1864
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. John Coleridge

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1873*
    Date of exit: c. 1873*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit November 1873; resigned on appointment as Lord Chief Justice of Common Pleas
  8. Edgar Bowring

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Arthur Mills

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1873*
    Date of election: 11 December 1873
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. John Johnson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Henry Northcote

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1899*
    Date of exit: 26 October 1899
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Governor of Bombay.
  12. Edward Johnson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Edgar Vincent

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1899*
    Date of election: 6 November 1899
    Nature of election: By-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
    Notes: None
  14. George Kekewich

    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: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None
    Notes: None
  15. Henry Duke

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918*
    Date of exit: c. 1918*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1918
  16. Robert Newman

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1918*
    Date of election: 7 May 1918
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Robert Newman

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Robert Newman

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as Independent for the latter part of this service
  19. Robert Newman

    Party: Independent
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Independent
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Arthur Reed

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None
    Notes: None
  21. John Maude

    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: 1951
    Date of exit: 25 October 1951
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None
    Notes: None
  22. Rolf Williams

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: 25 October 1951
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1966
    Date of exit: 31 March 1966
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. Gwyneth Dunwoody

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 31 March 1966
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. William Follett

    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. Lovaine

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 1841-06-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Edward Johnson

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  4. Albert Dunn

    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
    Notes:
  5. Leonard Costello

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 1918-12-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. Leonard Costello

    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:
  7. Thomas Horabin

    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: Labour
    Notes:
  8. Gwyneth Dunwoody

    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: Labour
    Notes:
  9. Edward Bishop

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1951
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  10. Edward Watkin

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1873*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  11. Allan Bright

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1899*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  12. Allan Bright

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

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: