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Warrington
Borough constituency
House House of Commons
Elects One MPs
Created 1832 (1832)
Abolished 1983 (1983)

Warrington was a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom. From 1832 to 1983 it returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

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History

The Warrington constituency covered the central part of the town of Warrington in Lancashire and surrounding area.

In 1983 it was abolished and replaced by Warrington North and Warrington South constituencies.

Members of Parliament

  • Constituency created (1832)
Election Member Party
1832 William Edmund George Hornby Liberal
1835 John Ireland Blackburne Conservative
1847 Gilbert Greenall Conservative
1868 Peter Rylands Liberal
1874 Gilbert Greenall Conservative
1880 John Gordon McMinnies Liberal
1885 Gilbert Greenall Conservative
1892 Robert Pierpont Conservative
1906 Arthur Henry Crosfield Liberal
1910 (December) Sir Harold Smith Conservative
1922 Alec Cunningham-Reid Conservative
1923 Charles Dukes Labour
1924 Alec Cunningham-Reid Conservative
1929 Charles Dukes Labour
1931 Noel Barré Goldie Conservative
1945 Edward Porter Labour
1950 Hyacinth Morgan Labour
1955 Edith Summerskill Labour
1961 by-election Thomas Williams Labour
1981 by-election Doug Hoyle Labour
1983 Constituency abolished. See Warrington North and Warrington South

Elections

References

  • Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 319. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.  
  • Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1974]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 202. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.  
  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 267. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.  
  • Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
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