Somerset Western

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): 265
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. Charles Kemeys-Tynte

    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: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  2. Edward Sanford

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1830.
  3. Thomas Acland

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    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
  4. Francis Dickinson

    Party: Conservative
    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: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Alexander Hood

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1851*
    Date of exit: 7 March 1851
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Charles Moody

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1863*
    Date of exit: c. 1863*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. William Gore-Langton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1851*
    Date of election: 10 April 1851
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Alexander Fuller-Acland-Hood

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. William Gore-Langton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1863*
    Date of election: 17 February 1863
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1873*
    Date of exit: 11 December 1873
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Arthur Hood

    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: 1880
    Date of exit: 31 March 1880
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Vaughan Vaughan-Lee

    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: 1882*
    Date of exit: c. 1882*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before April 1882.
  12. Mordaunt Bisset

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1880
    Date of election: 31 March 1880
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1883*
    Date of exit: c. 1883*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit 1883; resulting by-election not held until 18 February 1884.
  13. Charles Elton

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1884*
    Date of election: 18 February 1884
    Nature of election: By-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: def given as reason, but boundary change more likely

Other candidates

  1. Bickham Escott

    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. Bickham Escott

    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: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Francis Dickinson

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 1837-07-24 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  4. Kilcoursie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1884*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  5. Philip Pleydell-Bouverie

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: