Bodmin

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Cornwall
County (post 1974): Cornwall
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 27
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 224
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 293
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 338
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1983
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Cornwall, Bodmin

Elected Members

  1. Charles Vivian

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1842*
    Date of exit: 20 August 1842
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Resulting by-election was not held until 9 February 1843.
  2. Leicester

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Henry Lacy

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    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
  4. James Wyld

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting both Finsbury and Leicester at 1852 General Election.
  5. William Michell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Charles Graves-Sawle

    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: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. James Wyld

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. John Vivian

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Truro at 1859 General Election.
  9. William Michell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: c. 1859*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Frederick Leveson-Gower

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. James Wyld

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1859*
    Date of election: 13 August 1859
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Leonard Courtney

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Lewis Molesworth

    Party: LU
    Constituency connections: Area
    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: LU
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Thomas Agar-Robartes

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1906*
    Date of exit: c. 1906*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit June 1906; unseated on petition.
  15. Freeman Freeman-Thomas

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: 24 July 1906
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Cecil Grenfell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 15 January 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Charles Hanson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1916*
    Date of election: 15 August 1916
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922*
    Date of exit: 17 January 1922
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Isaac Foot

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Gerald Harrison

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Isaac Foot

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. John Rathbone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: c. 1940*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit December 1940.
  22. Beatrice Rathbone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1941*
    Date of election: 11 March 1941
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. Douglas Marshall

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1964
    Date of exit: 15 October 1964
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  24. Peter Bessell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 15 October 1964
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  25. Reginald Pole-Carew

    Party: Not specified
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: Not specified
    Date of election: Unknown
    Nature of election: Not specified
    Nature of service: Not specified
    Year of exit: 1916*
    Date of exit: 7 August 1916
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Not specified
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Eliot

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 1835-01-06 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  2. John Lewis

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 1857-03-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Isaac Foot

    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
    Notes:
  4. John Gorst

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1966
    Date of election: 1966-03-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  5. Paul Tyler

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 1970-06-18 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. Paul Tyler

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1979
    Date of election: 1979-05-03 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  7. Isaac Foot

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  8. Charles Vivian

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  9. Peter Bessell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  10. George Sandys

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  11. Charles Graves-Sawle

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: