Boston

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Lincolnshire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 29
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 74
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: None

Elected Members

  1. Benjamin Handley

    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. John Wilks

    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: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this seat in 1830.
  3. John Brownrigg

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. James Duke

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1849*
    Date of exit: c. 1849*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit about July 1849; resigned in order to contest by-election at City of London.
  5. Benjamin Cabbell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Dudley Pelham

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1849*
    Date of election: 2 August 1849
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1851*
    Date of exit: c. 1851*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1851
  7. James Freshfield

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1851*
    Date of election: 22 April 1851
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Gilbert Heathcote

    Party: Lib. Con.
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: c. 1856*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Lib. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit February 1856. Resigned to contest by-election at Rutlandshire, on father's elevation to peerage.
  9. Herbert Ingram

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 7 March 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1860*
    Date of exit: 8 September 1860
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. William Adams

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: c. 1859*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1859; resigned on appointment as Attorney-General of Hong Kong
  11. John Malcolm

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 30 October 1860
    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: def 1874, but re-seated on pet
  12. Thomas Parry

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1866*
    Date of exit: c. 1866*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Unseated on petition March 1866
  13. Thomas Parry

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1867*
    Date of election: 16 March 1867
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Thomas Collins

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Thomas Parry

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1874*
    Date of exit: c. 1874*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Unseated on petition soon after election.
  16. William Ingram

    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: 1880*
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Thomas Garfit

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: 12 August 1878
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880*
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: elec decl void and pet susp
  18. William Ingram

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Henry Atkinson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. William Ingram

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. William Garfit

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 13 July 1895
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  22. George Faber

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. Charles Dixon

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Benjamin Handley

    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
    Notes:
  2. William Collett

    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
    Notes:
  3. Thomson Hankey

    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
    Notes:
  4. William Adams

    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: Conservative
    Notes:
  5. Willoughby de Eresby

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 1892-07-04 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  6. Sydney Buxton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  7. John Brownrigg

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes: