Westmorland

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1885
County (pre 1974): Westmorland
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 279
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: Constituency of same name also existed 1918-1974ยน.

Elected Members

  1. Henry Lowther

    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: 1868*
    Date of exit: 6 December 1867
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected for this constituency in 1812.
  2. Lowther

    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: 1841*
    Date of exit: c. 1841*
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 22 September 1841. Also MP for Cockermouth, 1808; Westmorland, 1813; Dunwich, 1832.
  3. William Thompson

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1841*
    Date of election: 22 September 1841
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1854*
    Date of exit: 10 March 1854
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Bective

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1854*
    Date of election: 31 March 1854
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1870*
    Date of exit: 6 December 1870
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. William Lowther

    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: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Thomas Bective

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1871*
    Date of election: 21 February 1871
    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: None

Other candidates

  1. John Barham

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes: