Oldham

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Lancashire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 129
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 155
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 202
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1950
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. John Fielden

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1847
    Date of exit: 29 July 1847
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. William Cobbett

    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: 1835*
    Date of exit: 18 June 1835
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. William Johnson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. William Fox

    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: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. John Duncuft

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852*
    Date of exit: 27 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. John Cobbett

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: checked Craig
  7. William Fox

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 19 October 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1862*
    Date of exit: c. 1862*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. John Hibbert

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1862*
    Date of election: 5 May 1862
    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. John Cobbett

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1872*
    Date of election: 5 June 1872
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1877*
    Date of exit: 13 February 1877
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: checked Craig
  10. John Hibbert

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1877*
    Date of election: 1 March 1877
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. James Maclean

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Elliott Lees

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. John Hibbert

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1895
    Date of exit: 13 July 1895
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Joshua Cheetham

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Robert Ascroft

    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: 1899*
    Date of exit: 19 June 1899
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. James Oswald

    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: 1899*
    Date of exit: c. 1899*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 6 July 1899.
  17. Walter Runciman

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1899*
    Date of election: 6 July 1899
    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
  18. Alfred Emmott

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1899*
    Date of election: 6 July 1899
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1911*
    Date of exit: 27 October 1911
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Winston Churchill

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    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: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as Liberal from 1904
  20. John Bright

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  21. Andrew Barton

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    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
  22. Edmund Bartley-Denniss

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: 13 November 1911
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  23. Andrew Barton

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Constituency connections: Area
    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: Retirement
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  24. William Tout

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    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: UTFWA
    Notes: None
  25. Edward Grigg

    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: First entry
    Year of exit: 1925*
    Date of exit: c. 1925*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as Liberal from 1923 General Election. Exit about May 1925 on appointment as Governor of Kenya.
  26. Duff Cooper

    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: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  27. William Wiggins

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1925*
    Date of election: 24 June 1925
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1929
    Date of exit: 30 May 1929
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  28. Gordon Lang

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: ILP
    Notes: None
  29. James Wilson

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 30 May 1929
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: NUR
    Notes: None
  30. Hamilton Kerr

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  31. Anthony Crossley

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  32. John Dodd

    Party: Lib. Nat.
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1945
    Date of exit: 5 July 1945
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Lib. Nat.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  33. Charles Hale

    Party: Labour
    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: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  34. Frank Fairhurst

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1945
    Date of election: 5 July 1945
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: UTFWA
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. John Cobbett

    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. John Cobbett

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 1847-07-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. James Heald

    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
    Notes:
  4. John Hibbert

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 1859-04-28 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. William Wiggins

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 1923-12-06 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  6. James Wilson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 1924-10-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  7. John Dodd

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: 1929-05-30 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  8. Gordon Lang

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 1931-10-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  9. Gordon Lang

    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
    Notes:
  10. William Robinson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  11. William Tout

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1925*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  12. Feargus O'Connor

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1835*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  13. Joshua Cheetham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  14. Walter Rea

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  15. Edmund Bartley-Denniss

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  16. William Robinson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1911*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes:
  17. Winston Churchill

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1899*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes: