Shaftesbury

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Dorset
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 152
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. John Poulter

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1838*
    Date of exit: c. 1838*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit at unknown date in 1838; unseated on petition after 1837 General Election.
  2. George Mathew

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1838*
    Date of election: 3 April 1838
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Seated on petition following defeat at 1837 General Election.
  3. Howard

    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: 1845*
    Date of exit: 13 February 1845
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Richard Sheridan

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1845*
    Date of election: 5 March 1845
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. George Glyn

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1873*
    Date of exit: 24 July 1873
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Vere Benett-Stanford

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1873*
    Date of election: 30 August 1873
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Sidney Glyn

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    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: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Richard Bethell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 1847-07-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. George Mathew

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Henry Seymour

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1873*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  4. Henry Seymour

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: