Leith District of Burghs

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Edinburghshire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Scotland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 332
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 492
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: None

Elected Members

  1. John Murray

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1839*
    Date of exit: 23 April 1839
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Resigned on appointment as Senator of College of Justice
  2. Andrew Rutherfurd

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1839*
    Date of election: 29 April 1839
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1851*
    Date of exit: c. 1851*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit before 14 April 1851; resigned on appointment as Lord of Sessions.
  3. James Moncreiff

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1851*
    Date of election: 14 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: Relocation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  4. William Miller

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    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: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  5. Robert Macfie

    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: 1874
    Date of exit: 31 January 1874
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. Donald Macgregor

    Party: Liberal
    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: 1878*
    Date of exit: c. 1878*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit January 1878
  7. Andrew Grant

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1878*
    Date of election: 29 January 1878
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1885
    Date of exit: 24 November 1885
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. William Jacks

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1886
    Date of exit: 1 July 1886
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Ronald Munro-Ferguson

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1886
    Date of election: 1 July 1886
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1914*
    Date of exit: 11 February 1914
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. George Currie

    Party: Unionist
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1914*
    Date of election: 26 February 1914
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Unionist
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. William Miller

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 1857-03-27 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Frederick Macquisten

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1910²
    Date of election: 1910-12-03 00:00:00 UTC
    Nature of election: General election
    Party: Conservative
    Notes:
  3. Donald Macgregor

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1886*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Ind. LU
    Notes:
  4. Joseph Bell

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1914*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Labour
    Notes: