Merthyr Tydfil

Number of seats: 2 seats 1868-1885
County (pre 1974): Glamorgan
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Wales
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 299
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 441
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: Constituency of same name also existed 1950-1983.

Elected Members

  1. Josiah Guest

    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: 1852*
    Date of exit: 26 November 1852
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: also MP Honiton 1826, 1830
  2. Henry Bruce

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Henry Richard

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1888*
    Date of exit: 20 August 1888
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. Richard Fothergill

    Party: Liberal
    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: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Charles James

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1888*
    Date of exit: c. 1888*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. David Thomas

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election: 14 March 1888
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1910¹
    Date of exit: 15 January 1910
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. William Morgan

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1888*
    Date of election: 26 October 1888
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1900
    Date of exit: 1 October 1900
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Keir Hardie

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1900
    Date of election: 1 October 1900
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1915*
    Date of exit: 26 September 1915
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Edgar Jones

    Party: Liberal
    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: Boundary revision
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None