Pontypool

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Monmouthshire
County (post 1974): Not specified
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Wales
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 545
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 576
Formed 1918
Disbanded 1983
Notes: Full name (in Craig 3,4) Monmouthshire, Pontypool

Elected Members

  1. Thomas Griffiths

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: BISAKTA
    Notes: None
  2. Thomas Lewis

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Arthur Jenkins

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1946*
    Date of exit: 25 April 1946
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: NUM
    Notes: None
  4. Daniel West

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1946*
    Date of election: 23 July 1946
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1958*
    Date of exit: c. 1958*
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit July 1958.
  5. Leo Abse

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1958*
    Date of election: 10 November 1958
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Reginald McKenna

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 1918-12-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Thomas Keens

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 1931-10-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lib. Nat.
  3. Lionel Beaumont-Thomas

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  4. Tom Sackville

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  5. Gwilym Rowlands

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative