Bridport

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Dorset
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 33
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. Henry Warburton

    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: 1841*
    Date of exit: c. 1841*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency 1826. Exit September 1841; resigned on presentation of election petition after 1841 General Election
  2. John Romilly

    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: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Horace Twiss

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Wootton Bassett, 1818-1830, and Newport, 1830-1832. Defeated contesting Nottingham at 1837 General Election.
  4. Swynfen Jervis

    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: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Thomas Mitchell

    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: 1875*
    Date of exit: 16 March 1875
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Alexander Baillie-Cochrane

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1841*
    Date of election: 15 September 1841
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1846*
    Date of exit: c. 1846*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Unseated on petition after by-election on 7 April 1846.
  7. John Romilly

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: c. 1846*
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Seated on petition after defeat at by-election on 7 March 1846.
  8. Alexander Baillie-Cochrane

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Southampton at 1852 General Election.
  9. John Murrough

    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: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Kirkham Hodgson

    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: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Penryn and Falmouth at 1868 General Election.
  11. Pandeli Ralli

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 31 March 1875
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Charles Warton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Alexander Baillie-Cochrane

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 1841-06-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  2. William Heygate

    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: Conservative
  3. John Rolt

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  4. Edward Petre

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal