Dorset

Number of seats: 3 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Dorset
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 218
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. William Bankes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for University of Cambridge from 1826, and for Marlborough 1829-1831.
  2. Ashley

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1846*
    Date of exit: c. 1846*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Woodstock 1826-1830, Dorchester 1830-1831; elected for this seat 1831. Exit in or before February 1846.
  3. George Bankes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 29 June 1841
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: 6 July 1856
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Corfe Castle 1816-1832
  4. Henry Seymer

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: 19 February 1846
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1864*
    Date of exit: c. 1864*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 27 February 1864.
  5. John Floyer

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: 19 February 1846
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. John Floyer

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1864*
    Date of election: 27 February 1864
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Edward Digby

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 5 February 1876
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None