Horsham

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Sussex (West)
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 88
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 391
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1918
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Sussex (West), Horsham. Also known as Sussex North Western, 1885-?. Constituency of same name existed 1945-1974ยน, also reformed 1983.

Elected Members

  1. Robert Hurst

    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: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Robert Scarlett

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1844*
    Date of exit: 7 April 1844
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Robert Hurst

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1844*
    Date of election: 1 May 1844
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. John Jervis

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1848*
    Date of exit: c. 1848*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. William Fitzgerald

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 28 June 1848
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Robert Hurst

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    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: Tied vote in 1868 General Election; elected after petitions in April 1869 when opponent declined to defend his claim to the seat.
  7. John Aldridge

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1869*
    Date of exit: c. 1869*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Both candidates received equal number of votes, but Aldridge declined to defend his election against petition in May 1869.
  8. William Fitzgerald

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1875*
    Date of exit: c. 1875*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Chief Commissioner of Charities. Exit before December 1875.
  9. Robert Hurst

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 17 December 1875
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1876*
    Date of exit: c. 1876*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Election declared void after petition in or before February 1876.
  10. James Brown

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 29 February 1876
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Henry Aubrey-Fletcher

    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: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Walter Barttelot

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1893*
    Date of exit: 2 February 1893
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. John Johnstone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1893*
    Date of election: 24 February 1893
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1904*
    Date of exit: 10 October 1904
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Turnour

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1904*
    Date of election: 11 November 1904
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Edward Howard

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: c. 1848*
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated in by-election of 28/06/1848, but declared elected in September 1848 after petition.

Other candidates

  1. William Fitzgerald

    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: Conservative
  2. Edward Howard

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Rehman Chishti

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 2005
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour Party