Somerset Eastern

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Somerset
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 263
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 364
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1918
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. William Gore-Langton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1847*
    Date of exit: c. 1847*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1831. Exit before 10 April 1847.
  2. William Brigstocke

    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: 1834*
    Date of exit: 1 January 1834
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. William Miles

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1834*
    Date of election: 3 February 1834
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Chippenham 1818-1820; New Romney, 1830-1831
  4. William Knatchbull

    Party: Conservative
    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: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Ralph Neville

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Ralph Allen

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1879*
    Date of exit: c. 1879*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Richard Bright

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1878*
    Date of exit: 28 February 1878
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Philip Miles

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: 20 March 1878
    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
  9. Brooke

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1879*
    Date of election: 19 March 1879
    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
  10. Henry Hobhouse

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Henry Hobhouse

    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: 1906
    Date of exit: 12 January 1906
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: LU
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. John Thompson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 12 January 1906
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. Ernest Jardine

    Party: LU
    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: Retirement
    Party: LU
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. William Miles

    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
    Notes:
  2. Arthur Elton

    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
    Notes:
  3. Arthur Hayter

    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
    Notes:
  4. Charles Morley

    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: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Bertram Falle

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1906
    Date of election: 1906-01-12 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  6. John Thompson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: