Manchester

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868; 3 seats 1868-1885
County (pre 1974): Lancashire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 116
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. Charles Thomson

    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: 1839*
    Date of exit: c. 1839*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Dover, 1826-1832; also elected for Dover at 1832 General Election. Exit in or before September 1839; resigned on appointment as Governor-General of Canada.
  2. Robert Gregg

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: 7 September 1839
    Nature of election: By-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
  3. Thomas Gibson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. John Bright

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. James Turner

    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: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Thomas Bazley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1858*
    Date of election: 17 November 1858
    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
  7. Edward James

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1867*
    Date of exit: 3 November 1867
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Jacob Bright

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1867*
    Date of election: 27 November 1867
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Hugh Birley

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1883*
    Date of exit: 9 September 1883
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. William Callender

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1876*
    Date of exit: 22 January 1876
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Jacob Bright

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 19 February 1876
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. John Slagg

    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: Boundary revision / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Manchester North West at 1885 General Election
  13. William Houldsworth

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1883*
    Date of election: 6 October 1883
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. William Cobbett

    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. William Entwisle

    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. George Loch

    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:
  4. Mitchell Henry

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 1868-11-17 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Joseph Hoare

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 1868-11-17 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Lib. Con.
    Notes:
  6. William Houldsworth

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 1880-03-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  7. Mitchell Henry

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1867*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  8. George Murray

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  9. George Murray

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  10. Thomas Thompson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  11. Jacob Bright

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: