Shrewsbury (UK Parliament constituency)


Shrewsbury (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = Shrewsbury
Type = Borough
Year = 1290
Abolition = 1885

Shrewsbury was a constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was founded in 1290 as borough constituency. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England until 1707, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800, and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1983. It was represented by two Knights of the Shire until 1885, when it was reduced to one Member of Parliament, reorganized and became a county constituency. It was abolished in 1983 and renamed Shrewsbury and Atcham.UK former constituency infobox
Name = Shrewsbury
Type = County
Year = 1885
Abolition = 1983

Boundaries

Members of Parliament

*Rayment

until 1885

*"Constituency created" (1290)

*"Constituency reduced to one Member" (1885)

1885-1983

*"Constituency reorganized" (1885)

Election results

ee also

*List of former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituencies
*Unreformed House of Commons

References

*Rayment


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