Cockermouth

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Cumberland
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 52
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 230
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1918
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2) Cumberland, Cockermouth

Elected Members

  1. Henry Aglionby

    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: 1854*
    Date of exit: 31 July 1854
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Fretchville Dykes

    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: 1835*
    Date of exit: c. 1835*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Edward Horsman

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1836*
    Date of election: 15 February 1836
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Naas

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857*
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Henry Wyndham

    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: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Andrew Green Thompson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1868*
    Date of election: 27 April 1868
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Isaac Fletcher

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1879*
    Date of exit: 1 April 1879
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. William Fletcher

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1879*
    Date of election: 18 April 1879
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Edward Waugh

    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
  10. Charles Valentine

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Wilfrid Lawson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. John Randles

    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. John Randles

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: 3 August 1906
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Wilfred Lawson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 3 December 1910
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1916*
    Date of exit: 23 February 1916
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Joseph Bliss

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1916*
    Date of election: 2 March 1916
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Edward Horsman

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Henry Wyndham

    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
    Notes:
  3. Thomas Milvain

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 1895-07-13 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Frederick Guest

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 1906-01-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Wilfred Lawson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910¹
    Date of election: 1910-01-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. Henry Wyndham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1840*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  7. Robert Webster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  8. Robert Smillie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes: