Leicester

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Leicestershire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 101
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 128
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: None

Elected Members

  1. William Evans

    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for Leicester in 1830. Also MP for Retford 1818-1826.
  2. Wynn Ellis

    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: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1831.
  3. Thomas Gladstone

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Edward Goulburn

    Party: Conservative
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. John Easthope

    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: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: before 1832 MP,St Albans and Banbury
  6. Wynn Ellis

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: 22 March 1839
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Richard Gardner

    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: 1847*
    Date of exit: c. 1847*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Joshua Walmsley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1848*
    Date of exit: c. 1848*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit August 1848; unseated on petition.
  9. John Ellis

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 2 August 1848
    Nature of election: By-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
  10. Richard Harris

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 2 September 1848
    Nature of election: By-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
  11. Richard Gardner

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1856*
    Date of exit: 4 June 1856
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Joshua Walmsley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. John Biggs

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 18 June 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1862*
    Date of exit: c. 1862*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. John Harris

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Joseph Noble

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1861*
    Date of exit: 6 January 1861
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. William Heygate

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: 7 February 1861
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Peter Taylor

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1862*
    Date of election: 17 February 1862
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1884*
    Date of exit: c. 1884*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit June 1884.
  18. John Harris

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Alexander McArthur

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. James Whitehead

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1894*
    Date of exit: c. 1894*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before August 1894.
  21. Henry Broadhurst

    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1894*
    Date of election: 29 August 1894
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906*
    Date of exit: 19 March 1906
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Lib.-Lab.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  22. Walter Hazell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1894*
    Date of election: 29 August 1894
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. John Rolleston

    Party: Conservative
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  24. Ramsay Macdonald

    Party: Labour
    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: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: LRC
    Notes: None
  25. Franklin Thomasson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: 30 March 1906
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  26. Eliot Crawshay-Williams

    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: 1913*
    Date of exit: 17 June 1913
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  27. Gordon Hewart

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1913*
    Date of election: 27 June 1913
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  28. James Picton

    Party: Not specified
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: Not specified
    Date of election:
    Nature of election: Not specified
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1894
    Date of exit: 17 August 1894
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Not specified
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. James Wyld

    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
  2. Robert Bickersteth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1886-07-01 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: LU
  3. Ramsay Macdonald

    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: Labour
  4. John Rolleston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  5. Charles Frewen

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  6. John Rolleston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  7. Peter Taylor

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1861*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  8. John Rolleston

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1894*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative