East Grinstead (UK Parliament constituency)


East Grinstead (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = East Grinstead
Type = Borough
Year = 1307, 1885
Abolition = 1832, 1983

East Grinstead was a parliamentary constituency in the United Kingdom. In its first spell of existence it returned two members of Parliament, but when it was revived in 1885, it returned only one member.

Upon its abolition in 1983, its territory was most divided between Mid Sussex and Wealden.

Members of Parliament

*"Constituency abolished (1832)"
*"Constituency revived" (1885)
*1885 – 1886: George Burrow Gregory
*1886 – 1895: Alfred Erskine Gathorne-Hardy
*1895 – 1906: George Goschen
*1906 – 1910: Charles Joseph Henry Corbett
*1910 – 1936: Henry Struther Cautley
*1936 – 1955: Ralph Stephenson Clarke
*1955 – 1965: Evelyn Violet Elizabeth Emmet
*1965 – 1983: Geoffrey Johnson-Smith, Conservative
*"Constituency abolished" (1983)

Elections

References

* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/ecommons1.htm Historical list of MPs]
* [http://www.psr.keele.ac.uk/area/uk/edates.htm Election results, 1950 - 1979]
*Rayment


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