City of London

Number of seats: 4 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): London
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 2
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 9
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 12
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1950
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Matthew Wood

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1843*
    Date of exit: 25 September 1843
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1817.
  2. George Grote

    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: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. John Key

    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: 1833*
    Date of exit: c. 1833*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 12 August 1833.
  4. Robert Waithman

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1833*
    Date of exit: c. 1833*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit January 1833.
  5. George Lyall

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1833*
    Date of election: 27 February 1833
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. John Masterman

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. George Lyall

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    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: None
  8. John Russell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1861*
    Date of exit: 27 July 1861
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Lionel de Rothschild

    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: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Did not take seat until July 1858.
  10. James Duke

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1849*
    Date of election: 27 July 1849
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Robert Crawford

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Western Wood

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: 29 July 1861
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1863*
    Date of exit: 17 May 1863
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. George Goschen

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: 2 June 1863
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. William Lawrence

    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: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Charles Bell

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1869*
    Date of exit: 9 February 1869
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Lionel de Rothschild

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: 22 February 1869
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. John Hubbard

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1887*
    Date of exit: 22 July 1887
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. William Cotton

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1885*
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Philip Twells

    Party: Conservative
    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: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. William Lawrence

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Robert Fowler

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 22 May 1891
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  22. Thomas Baring

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1887*
    Date of election: 27 July 1887
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 2 April 1891
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. Henry Gibbs

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1891*
    Date of election: 18 April 1891
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  24. Reginald Hanson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1891*
    Date of election: 3 June 1891
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  25. Alban Gibbs

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906*
    Date of exit: 14 February 1906
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  26. Joseph Dimsdale

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  27. Edward Clarke

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906*
    Date of exit: c. 1906*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit June 1906
  28. Arthur Balfour

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: 27 February 1906
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  29. Frederick Banbury

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: 15 June 1906
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1924*
    Date of exit: 21 January 1924
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  30. Arthur Balfour

    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: 1922*
    Date of exit: 5 May 1922
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  31. Edward Grenfell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1922*
    Date of election: 19 May 1922
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935*
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  32. Thomas Bowater

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1924*
    Date of election: 1 February 1924
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1938*
    Date of exit: 28 March 1938
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  33. Alan Anderson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1935*
    Date of election: 26 June 1935
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: 29 January 1940
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  34. George Broadbridge

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1938*
    Date of election: 6 April 1938
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945*
    Date of exit: 1 October 1945
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  35. Andrew Duncan

    Party: Nat.
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 5 February 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Nat.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  36. Ralph Assheton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election: 31 October 1945
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. George Lyall

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 1832-12-10 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. James Freshfield

    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: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Robert Fowler

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 1865-07-11 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Richard Martin

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Thomas Jacobsen

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 1929-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. Arthur Comyns Carr

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1945*
    Date of election: 1945-07-05 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  7. Thomas Baring

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  8. William Cubitt

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  9. Philip Twells

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  10. Thomas Bowles

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Independent
    Notes:
  11. Matthias Attwood

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  12. Thomas Bowater

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes: