Tavistock

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1868
County (pre 1974): Devon
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 169
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 245
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 313
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 355
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1974¹
Notes: Full name (in Craig 2,3,4) Devon, Tavistock

Elected Members

  1. William Russell

    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: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Charles Fox

    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: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Horsham, Calne and Stroud before 1832
  3. John Rundle

    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: 1843*
    Date of exit: c. 1843*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 16 March 1843.
  4. Edward Russell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    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: None
  5. John Trelawny

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1843*
    Date of election: 16 March 1843
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852*
    Date of exit: c. 1852*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit April 1852; resigned to force by-election, but defeated.
  6. Edward Russell

    Party: Liberal
    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: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Samuel Carter

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1852*
    Date of election: 28 April 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852*
    Date of exit: c. 1852*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Disqualified on petition. Stenton describes him as a Chartist, Craig as a Liberal.
  8. George Byng

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857*
    Date of exit: c. 1857*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 3 September 1857 - resigned in order to stand at by-election in Middlesex.
  9. John Trelawny

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Arthur Russell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 4 September 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Joseph Samuda

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Ebrington

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Ebrington

    Party: LU
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1892
    Date of exit: 4 July 1892
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: LU
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Hugh Luttrell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Hugh Luttrell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1910²
    Date of exit: 3 December 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  16. Charles Williams

    Party: Co. Con.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Co. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated standing as a Conservative at 1922 General Election.
  17. Maxwell Thornton

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1924
    Date of exit: 29 October 1924
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  18. Philip Kenyon-Slaney

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1928*
    Date of exit: 9 September 1928
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  19. Wallace Wright

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1928*
    Date of election: 11 October 1928
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Samuel Carter

    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
  2. Samuel Carter

    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
  3. Samuel Carter

    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: Liberal
  4. Samuel Carter

    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: Liberal
  5. Philip Kenyon-Slaney

    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: Conservative
  6. Hilda Runciman

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
  7. Reginald Fletcher

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1928*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  8. John Trelawny

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1852*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal