Northampton

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Northamptonshire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 126
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 150
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 196
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 218
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1974¹
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Charles Ross

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for St Germans, 1826-1832.
  2. Raikes Currie

    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: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Charles Gilpin

    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: 1874*
    Date of exit: 8 September 1874
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Anthony Henley

    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: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Charles Merewether

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Charles Bradlaugh

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1881*
    Date of exit: c. 1881*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Disqualified March 1881 for voting without taking oath.
  7. Henry Labouchere

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Charles Bradlaugh

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1881*
    Date of election: 12 April 1881
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1882*
    Date of exit: 22 February 1882
    Nature of exit: Expelled from House
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Charles Bradlaugh

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1882*
    Date of election: 4 March 1882
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1884*
    Date of exit: c. 1884*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Resigned in 1884 to seek re-election following resolution to exclude him from House of Commons.
  10. Charles Bradlaugh

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1884*
    Date of election: 21 February 1884
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1891*
    Date of exit: 30 January 1891
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Did not take seat between election and 1885 General Election. Allowed to take oath by Speaker 1886
  11. Moses Manfield

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1891*
    Date of election: 12 February 1891
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Charles Drucker

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    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
  13. John Shipman

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Hastings Lees-Smith

    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: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Charles McCurdy

    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: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Charles McCurdy

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  17. Charles McCurdy

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Margaret Bondfield

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 6 December 1923
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Arthur Holland

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1927*
    Date of exit: 7 December 1927
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  20. Cecil Malone

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1928*
    Date of election: 9 January 1928
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Mervyn Manningham-Buller

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: c. 1940*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit November 1940.
  22. Reginald Paget

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Resigned Labour Whip between December 1966 and June 1967.

Other candidates

  1. Henry Fitzroy

    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: Conservative
  2. Henry Willoughby

    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
  3. George Hunt

    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: Conservative
  4. George Hunt

    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
  5. Charles Bradlaugh

    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
  6. Charles Bradlaugh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 1874-01-31 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  7. Charles Drucker

    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: Conservative
  8. Walter Halls

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 1918-12-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  9. Reginald Paget

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 1935-11-14 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
  10. William Clark

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1955
    Date of election: 1955-05-26 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  11. Jill Knight

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 1959-10-08 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  12. Jill Knight

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1964
    Date of election: 1964-10-15 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  13. Cecil Parkinson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1970
    Date of election: 1970-06-18 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  14. Charles Bradlaugh

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  15. William Maberley

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1831*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  16. Charles McCurdy

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  17. Charles Merewether

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1874*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  18. Henry Vivian

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  19. Henry Richards

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1884*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
  20. Henry Richards

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  21. Henry Richards

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
  22. John Robertson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1895
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Ind. Lib.
  23. Margaret Bondfield

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour