Hastings

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Sussex
County (post 1974): Sussex
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 83
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 113
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 136
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 152
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1983
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. John Warre

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1831; also MP for Taunton 1820-1826.
  2. Frederick North

    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: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Howard Elphinstone

    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: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: check reason
  4. Robert Hollond

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    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
  5. Musgrave Brisco

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1844*
    Date of election: 30 March 1844
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1854*
    Date of exit: c. 1854*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Patrick Robertson

    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: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Frederick North

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: 10 May 1854
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Harry Vane

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1864*
    Date of exit: 6 September 1864
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. George Waldegrave-Leslie

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: 6 October 1864
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Patrick Robertson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Frederick North

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1869*
    Date of exit: 29 October 1869
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Thomas Brassey

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Liverpool Abercromby in 1886 General Election.
  13. Ughtred Shuttleworth

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: 18 November 1869
    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
  14. Charles Murray

    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: 1883*
    Date of exit: c. 1883*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Henry Ince

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 2 July 1883
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Wilson Noble

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. William Lucas-Shadwell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: 13 July 1895
    Nature of election: General 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
  18. Freeman Freeman-Thomas

    Party: Liberal
    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: check reason
  19. Harvey Du Cros

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1908*
    Date of exit: 22 February 1908
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Arthur Du Cros

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: 3 March 1908
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Laurance Lyon

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: 13 April 1921
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  22. Eustace Percy

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: 4 May 1921
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. Eustace Percy

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1937*
    Date of exit: 26 October 1937
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  24. Maurice Hely-Hutchinson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1937*
    Date of election: 24 November 1937
    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
  25. Neill Cooper-Key

    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: 1970
    Date of exit: 18 June 1970
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  26. Kenneth Warren

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 18 June 1970
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1983
    Date of exit: 9 June 1983
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Howard Elphinstone

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. John Locke

    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
    Notes:
  3. John Gorst

    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. Wilson Noble

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 1885-11-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  5. Charles Hemphill

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 1892-07-04 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. Edward Boyle

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1900-10-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  7. Michael Foster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974¹
    Date of election: 1974-02-28 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  8. Michael Foster

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1974²
    Date of election: 1974-10-10 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  9. Robert Harcourt

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  10. John Warre

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  11. John Warre

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  12. Patrick Robertson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  13. Patrick Robertson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  14. Patrick Robertson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1869*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  15. Patrick Robertson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes: