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Borough constituency
House House of Commons
Elects One MPs
Created 1885 (1885)
Abolished 1997 (1997)

Peckham was a borough constituency in South London which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was created for the 1885 general election and abolished for the 1997 general election, when it was replaced by the new constituency of Camberwell and Peckham.



Peckham in the Metropolitan Board of Works area, showing boundaries used from 1885 to 1918.
Peckham in the London County Council area from 1918 to 1949.
Peckham in the London County Council area from 1950 to 1974.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1885 Arthur Anthony Baumann
1892 Sir Frederick George Banbury Conservative
1906 Charles Goddard Clarke Liberal
1908 Henry Cubitt Gooch Conservative
Dec. 1910 Sir Albion Henry Herbert Richardson Liberal
1922 Collingwood James Hughes Conservative
1924 Hugh Dalton Labour
1929 John Beckett Labour
1931 David Field Beatty, Viscount Borodale Conservative
1936 by-election Lewis Silkin Labour
1950 Freda Corbet Labour
Feb 1974 Harry Lamborn Labour
1982 by-election Harriet Harman Labour
1997 constituency abolished: see Camberwell & Peckham

Election results



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