Yorkshire (West Riding)

Number of seats: 2 seats 1832-1865
County (pre 1974): Yorkshire (West Riding)
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: England
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 286
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 1865
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Morpeth

    Party: Liberal
    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: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Morpeth, 1826-1830, and Yorkshire West Riding 1830-1832.
  2. Edmund Denison

    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: Unknown
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. John Stuart-Wortley

    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: 1845*
    Date of exit: 19 December 1845
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Morpeth

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1846*
    Date of election: 4 February 1846
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1848*
    Date of exit: 7 October 1848
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Richard Cobden

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1847
    Date of election: 29 July 1847
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Relocation / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Defeated contesting Huddersfield at 1857 General Election.
  6. Edmund Denison

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 11 December 1848
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Goderich

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: 28 January 1859
    Nature of exit: Succession to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Stenton incorrectly gives exit date as November 1859.
  8. John Ramsden

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859*
    Date of election: 21 February 1859
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Francis Crossley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. Milton

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1841
    Date of election: 1841-06-29 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal