Tamworth

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Warwickshire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): Not specified
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 167
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 397
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 475
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1945
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3) Warwickshire, Tamworth. Constituency of same name reformed 1997.

Elected Members

  1. Robert Peel

    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: 1850*
    Date of exit: 2 July 1850
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Cashel in 1809, Oxford University 1818-1828, Westbury 1828-1830; first elected for Tamworth 1830.
  2. Charles Townshend

    Party: Liberal
    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: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1820.
  3. Edward Ashe A'Court

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Heytesbury, 1830-1832.
  4. John Townshend

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1847*
    Date of election: 18 December 1847
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1855*
    Date of exit: 31 December 1855
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Raynham

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 7 February 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1863*
    Date of exit: 10 September 1863
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Henry Bulwer

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1871*
    Date of exit: 23 March 1871
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Robert Hanbury

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1872*
    Date of election: 16 April 1872
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1878*
    Date of exit: c. 1878*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 24 April 1878; resigned to contest by-election at Staffordshire Northern.
  8. Hamar Bass

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: 25 April 1878
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Jabez Balfour

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    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 / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Croydon at 1885 General Election
  10. Philip Muntz

    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: 1908*
    Date of exit: 21 December 1908
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Francis Newdigate-Newdegate

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1909*
    Date of election: 16 January 1909
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1917*
    Date of exit: 14 February 1917
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Henry Wilson-Fox

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1917*
    Date of election: 23 February 1917
    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. Henry Wilson-Fox

    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: 1921*
    Date of exit: 22 November 1921
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Percy Newson

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: 17 January 1922
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Percy Newson

    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: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Edward Iliffe

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929*
    Date of exit: c. 1929*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Dec 1929
  17. Arthur Steel-Maitland

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1929*
    Date of election: 2 December 1929
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935*
    Date of exit: 30 March 1935
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. John Mellor

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Henry Cowper

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. John Townshend

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. John Townshend

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  4. Francis Bridgeman

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  5. Charles Butt

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  6. Christopher Pincher

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