Montrose District of Burghs

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Forfarshire
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Scotland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): 333
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): 493
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): 577
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1950
Notes: None

Elected Members

  1. Horatio Ross

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    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 / defeat
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Aberdeen, 1831-1832. Defeated contesting Paisley at 1835 General Election.
  2. Patrick Chalmers

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1835
    Date of election: 6 January 1835
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1842*
    Date of exit: 6 April 1842
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Joseph Hume

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1842*
    Date of election: 16 April 1842
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1855*
    Date of exit: c. 1855*
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit March 1855.
  4. William Baxter

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1855*
    Date of election: 9 March 1855
    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
  5. John Will

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1885
    Date of election: 24 November 1885
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1896*
    Date of exit: c. 1896*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit in or before February 1896.
  6. John Morley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1896*
    Date of election: 22 February 1896
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1908*
    Date of exit: 27 April 1908
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  7. Robert Harcourt

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1908*
    Date of election: 12 May 1908
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1918
    Date of exit: 14 December 1918
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Robert Hutchison

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1924
    Date of election: 29 October 1924
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1931
    Date of exit: 27 October 1931
    Nature of exit: Change of party
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Sat as Nat. Liberal for latter part of this service.
  9. Robert Hutchison

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1931
    Date of election: 27 October 1931
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1932*
    Date of exit: 7 June 1932
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Charles Kerr

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1932*
    Date of election: 28 June 1932
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1940*
    Date of exit: 27 June 1940
    Nature of exit: Elevation to peerage
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. John Maclay

    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1940*
    Date of election: 5 July 1940
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1950
    Date of exit: 23 February 1950
    Nature of exit: Boundary revision
    Party: Nat. Lib.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None

Other candidates

  1. John Ogilvy

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1855*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
    Notes:
  2. Patrick Chalmers

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