South West Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)


South West Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)

UK former constituency infobox
Name = South West Lancashire
Type = County
Year = 1868
Abolition = 1885
members = two

South West Lancashire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It was represented by two Members of Parliament. The constituency was created by the Reform act of 1867 by the splitting of the South Lancashire consituency into new South-East and South-West divisions.

The constituency was abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, being divided into eight single member divisions of Bootle, Ince, Leigh, Newton, Ormskirk, St Helens, Southport and Widnes.

Boundaries

This constituency comprised the Lancashire hundred of West Derby except for the boroughs of Liverpool, Warrington and Wigan.

Members of Parliament

*"Constituency created" (1868)

Elections

ources

* [http://www.angeltowns.com/town/peerage/lcommons1.htm Historical list of MPs]


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