Osgoldcross (UK Parliament constituency)

Osgoldcross (UK Parliament constituency)
Osgoldcross
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
1885 (1885)1918 (1918)
Number of members one
Replaced by Barkston Ash, Hemsworth and Pontefract
Created from Eastern West Riding of Yorkshire

Osgoldcross was a parliamentary constituency in the Osgoldcross Rural District of West Yorkshire. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

Contents

History

The constituency was created when the two-member Eastern West Riding of Yorkshire was divided by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election. It was abolished for the 1918 general election.

Boundaries

The Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 provided that the constituency should consist of

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1885 Sir John Ramsden, Bt Independent Liberal
1886 Liberal Unionist
1886 Sir John Austin, Bt Liberal
1899 Independent Liberal
1906 Sir Joseph Compton-Rickett Liberal
1918 constituency abolished

Election results

See also

References

  1. ^ Redistribution of Seats Act 1885



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