Halifax

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
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): 80
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 110
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 132
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 147
Formed 1832
Disbanded current
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Charles Wood

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Great Grimsby, 1826-1831; Wareham, 1831-1832
  2. Rawdon Briggs

    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: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. James Stuart-Wortley

    Party: Conservative
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Henry Edwards

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Francis Crossley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. James Stansfeld

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Edward Akroyd

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. John Crossley

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1877*
    Date of exit: c. 1877*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. John Hutchinson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1877*
    Date of election: 21 February 1877
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1882*
    Date of exit: c. 1882*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Thomas Shaw

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 21 August 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1893*
    Date of exit: 15 January 1893
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. William Shaw

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: 9 February 1893
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1897*
    Date of exit: c. 1897*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 3 March 1897.
  12. Alfred Arnold

    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: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Alfred Billson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1897*
    Date of election: 3 March 1897
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. John Whitley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1928*
    Date of exit: c. 1928*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit June 1928.
  15. Savile Crossley

    Party: LU
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: LU
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Arthur Longbottom

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1928*
    Date of election: 13 July 1928
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Gilbert Gledhill

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Dryden Brook

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Maurice Macmillan

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 26 May 1955
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. James Stuart-Wortley

    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
  2. Arthur Longbottom

    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: Labour
  3. Edward Miall

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 1847-07-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  4. Alfred Arnold

    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
  5. James Galbraith

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 1910-01-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  6. James Galbraith

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 1910-12-03 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  7. Gilbert Gledhill

    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: Conservative
  8. Peter Shore

    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: Labour
  9. Kris Hopkins

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 2005
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  10. Alfred Arnold

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  11. Henry Edwards

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1853*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  12. Henry Edwards

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  13. George Sinclair

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  14. Savile Crossley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1897*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal