Edinburgh

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Edinburghshire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Scotland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 322
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1885
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. James Abercromby

    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: 1839*
    Date of exit: 15 May 1839
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Calne for four Parliaments before 1832.
  2. John Dalrymple

    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: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Francis Jeffrey

    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: 1834*
    Date of exit: c. 1834*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: appted Ld of Session
  4. John Campbell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 2 June 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. George Clerk

    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: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: also MP Edinburgh before 1832
  6. Thomas Macaulay

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: 4 June 1839
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. William Craig

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Charles Cowan

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Thomas Macaulay

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: c. 1856*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit February 1856.
  10. Adam Black

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 9 February 1856
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. James Moncreiff

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Duncan McLaren

    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: 1881*
    Date of exit: c. 1881*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. John Miller

    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
  14. James Cowan

    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: 1882*
    Date of exit: c. 1882*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. John McLaren

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1881*
    Date of election: 28 January 1881
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1881*
    Date of exit: c. 1881*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: appted Ld of Session
  16. Thomas Buchanan

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1881*
    Date of election: 24 August 1881
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Samuel Waddy

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 4 November 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Islington North at 1885 General Election.

Other candidates

  1. George Clerk

    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: Conservative
  2. Duncan McLaren

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 1852-07-07 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  3. John Macdonald

    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: Conservative
  4. John Macdonald

    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: Conservative
  5. Ramsay

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  6. Thomas Bruce

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  7. Alexander Campbell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  8. Peter Blackburn

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative