South East Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)


South East Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)

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

South East 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 West and East divisions.

The constituency was abolished by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, being divided into eight single member divisions of Eccles, Radcliffe-cum-Farnworth, Gorton, Heywood, Middleton, Prestwich, Stretford and Westhoughton.

Boundaries

This constituency comprised the Lancashire hundred of Salford except for the boroughs of Ashton-under-Lyne, Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Rochdale and Salford.

Members of Parliament

*"Constituency created" (1868)

*"Constituency abolished" (1885)

Elections

ources

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


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