Beverley

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Yorkshire (East Riding)
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 22
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 1870
Notes: Disfranchised for corruption, 1870, and incorporated into Yorkshire (East Riding). Constituency of same name also existed 1950-1955 and 1983-1997.

Elected Members

  1. Henry Burton

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    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 in 1830.
  2. Charles Langdale

    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: Unknown
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. James Hogg

    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: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. George Fox

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1840*
    Date of exit: c. 1840*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1818. Exit in or before January 1840.
  5. Sackville Fox

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: 24 January 1840
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. John Towneley

    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: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Sackville Fox

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Francis Lawley

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1854*
    Date of exit: c. 1854*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit July 1854.
  9. William Wells

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Arthur Hamilton-Gordon

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: 31 July 1854
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Liskeard in 1857 General Election.
  11. William Denison

    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: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Edward Glover

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857*
    Date of exit: c. 1857*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: sentenced to 3 mths imprisonment for false declaration to property-last ever such prosec
  13. Henry Edwards

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 11 August 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1869*
    Date of exit: c. 1869*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Unseated on petition after 1868 General Election; constituency disenfranchised
  14. Ralph Walters

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1860*
    Date of exit: c. 1860*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before January 1860; unseated on petition.
  15. James Walker

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 31 January 1860
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Edward Kennard

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    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: c. 1869*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Beverley disenfr 1869

Other candidates

  1. James Clay

    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
  2. Edward Glover

    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. Henry Gridley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: ind lib
  4. George Rennie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal