Kent Eastern

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Kent
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 233
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. Edward Knatchbull

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1845*
    Date of exit: c. 1845*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for this seat 1819-1831. Exit February 1845.
  2. William Deedes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1845*
    Date of election: 3 March 1845
    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
  3. Thomas Hodges

    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: also Mp Kent 1830-1841. Check constit Dept Lt Kent
  4. Brook Bridges

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852*
    Date of election: 16 February 1852
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1852
    Date of exit: 7 July 1852
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Edward Dering

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    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: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Brook Bridges

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868*
    Date of exit: 17 April 1868
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. William Deedes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: 10 December 1857
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1862*
    Date of exit: 30 November 1862
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Edward Dering

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: 5 January 1863
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Edward Pemberton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1868*
    Date of election: 2 May 1868
    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: Stenton says he resigned in August 1885 on appointment as Under-Secretary at the Home Office.
  10. George Milles

    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: 1874*
    Date of exit: 17 December 1874
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Wyndham Knatchbull

    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: c. 1876*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. William Deedes

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1876*
    Date of election: 26 July 1876
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Aretas Akers-Douglas

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    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
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Edward Dering

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. Thomas Rider

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal