Kirkcaldy District of Burghs

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Fife
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Scotland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 331
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 491
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 575
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): 610
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1974¹
Notes: Named Kirkcaldy Burghs in Craig 4

Elected Members

  1. Robert Ferguson

    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: 1835
    Date of exit: 6 January 1835
    Nature of exit: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected 1831; also MP for Fifeshire in 1806.
  2. John Fergus

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Robert Ferguson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1837
    Date of election: 24 July 1837
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841*
    Date of exit: c. 1841*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 27 January 1841.
  4. Robert Ferguson

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1862*
    Date of exit: c. 1862*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Roger Aytoun

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1862*
    Date of election: 25 July 1862
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Robert Reid

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1874
    Date of election: 31 January 1874
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1875*
    Date of exit: 30 March 1875
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. George Campbell

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1875*
    Date of election: 23 April 1875
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1892*
    Date of exit: 18 February 1892
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. James Dalziel

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1892
    Date of election: 4 July 1892
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. James Dalziel

    Party: Co. Lib.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1918
    Date of election: 14 December 1918
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1921*
    Date of exit: 16 February 1921
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Co. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Thomas Kennedy

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1921*
    Date of election: 4 March 1921
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1922
    Date of exit: 15 November 1922
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Thomas Kennedy

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1923
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: SDF
    Notes: None
  12. Robert Hutchison

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1922
    Date of election: 15 November 1922
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1923
    Date of exit: 6 December 1923
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as Liberal for latter part of this service; defeated standing as Liberal.
  13. Albert Russell

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1935
    Date of exit: 14 November 1935
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  14. Thomas Kennedy

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1935
    Date of election: 14 November 1935
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1944*
    Date of exit: 24 January 1944
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  15. Thomas Hubbard

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1944*
    Date of election: 17 February 1944
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1959
    Date of exit: 8 October 1959
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: num
    Notes: None
  16. Harry Gourlay

    Party: Labour
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1959
    Date of election: 8 October 1959
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1974¹
    Date of exit: 28 February 1974
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Labour
    Sponsorship: NUVB
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. John Bowring

    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
    Notes:
  2. William Vernon-Harcourt

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 1859-04-28 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  3. Henry Scrymgeour-Wedderburn

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1929
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes: