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East Worcestershire
County constituency
House House of Commons
Elects 1832–1885: two;
1885–1918: one MPs
Created 1832 (1832)
Abolished 1918 (1918)

East Worcestershire was a county constituency in the county of Worcestershire, represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

It was created by the Reform Act 1832 for the 1832 general election, and elected two Members of Parliament (MPs), by the bloc vote system. Under the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, its representation was reduced to one MP for the 1885 general election, elected by the first past the post voting system. The constituency was abolished for the 1918 general election.


Members of Parliament


MPs 1832-1885

Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
1832 William Congreve Russell Thomas Cookes
1835 Edward Holland
1837 Sir Horace St Paul, Bt John Barneby
1841 James Arthur Taylor
Jan. 1847 by-election George Rushout-Bowes
Jul. 1847 John Hodgetts-Foley
1859 Hon. Frederick Gough-Calthorpe Liberal
1861 by-election Harry Vernon
Jun. 1868 by-election Hon. Charles Lyttelton Liberal
Nov 1868 Richard Amphlett
1874 Henry Allsopp Thomas Eades Walker
1880 William Henry Gladstone Liberal George Hastings Liberal
1885 representation reduced to one member

MPs 1885-1918

Election Member Party
1885 George Hastings Liberal
1886 Liberal Unionist
1892 by-election Austen Chamberlain Liberal Unionist
1912 Conservative
1914 by-election Frederick Leverton Harris Conservative
1918 constituency abolished

Election results



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