Lewes

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Sussex (East)
County (post 1974): Sussex (East)
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 103
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 392
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 465
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 501
Formed 1832
Disbanded current
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Sussex (East), Lewes

Elected Members

  1. Charles Blunt

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1840*
    Date of exit: 29 February 1840
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected in 1831
  2. Thomas Kemp

    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: 1837*
    Date of exit: c. 1837*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for Lewes in 1811; re-elected to this seat in 1826. Exit March 1837.
  3. Henry Fitzroy

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1837*
    Date of election: 21 April 1837
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: 22 December 1859
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Great Grimsby in 1831. Defeated at 1841 General Election, but elected after petition.
  4. Cantilupe

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: 9 March 1840
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Howard Elphinstone

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847*
    Date of exit: c. 1847*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Summers Harford

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1842*
    Date of exit: c. 1842*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Henry Brand

    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: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. John Blencowe

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 16 January 1860
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Walter Pelham

    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: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. William Christie

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Henry Aubrey-Fletcher

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1910*
    Date of exit: 19 May 1910
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. William Campion

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1910*
    Date of election: 17 June 1910
    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
  13. William Campion

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: None known
    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
  14. William Campion

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1924*
    Date of exit: c. 1924*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 9 July 1924.
  15. Tufton Beamish

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1924*
    Date of election: 9 July 1924
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. John Loder

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1936*
    Date of exit: 30 April 1936
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Tufton Beamish

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1936*
    Date of election: 18 June 1936
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Tufton Beamish

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Tim Rathbone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 28 February 1974
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1997
    Date of exit: 1 May 1997
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Henry Fitzroy

    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: Conservative
  2. John Easthope

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 1837-07-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. Richard Amphlett

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 1859-04-28 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  4. Arthur Cohen

    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
  5. William Codrington

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 1880-03-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  6. Hector Morison

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 1906-01-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  7. David Bellotti

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1983
    Date of election: 1983-06-09 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  8. David Bellotti

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1987
    Date of election: 1987-06-11 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  9. Norman Baker

    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: Lib. Dem.
  10. Thomas Brand

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  11. Albert Oram

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lab. & Co-op.
  12. Lloyd Russell-Moyle

    Connection with constituency: Unknown
    Year of election: 2015
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour and Co-operative Party