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Harrow (UK Parliament constituency)

Harrow
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851945
Number of members one
Replaced by Ealing West, Harrow West and Wembley South
Created from Middlesex

Harrow was a parliamentary constituency mostly within the Hendon Urban District in Middlesex (now part of Greater London). It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

Harrow constituency within Middlesex, showing boundaries used from 1918-45.

The constituency was created for the 1885 general election, and abolished for the 1945 general election.

Contents

  • Boundaries 1
  • Members of Parliament 2
  • Election results 3
    • Elections in the 1900s 3.1
  • References 4

Boundaries

The Urban Districts of Greenford, Hanwell, Harrow-on-the-Hill, Wealdstone, and Wembley.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1885 William Ambrose Conservative
1899 by-election Irwin Cox Conservative
1906 James Gibb Liberal
Jan. 1910 Harry Mallaby-Deeley Conservative
1918 Oswald Ernald Mosley Conservative
1922 Independent
1924 Labour
1924 Sir Isidore Salmon Conservative
1941 by-election Norman Bower Conservative
1945 constituency abolished: see Harrow East and Harrow West

Election results

Elections in the 1900s

James Gibb
General Election 1906: Harrow[1]

Electorate 28,627

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Gibb 11,393 50.9 n/a
Liberal Unionist Hon. William Robert Wellesley Peel 10,977 49.1 n/a
Majority 416 1.8 n/a
Turnout 22,370 78.1 n/a
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing n/a
General Election 1929: Harrow [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Isidore Salmon 22,466 42.7
Labour Hubert Beaumont 15,684 29.8
Liberal Clement Edward Page Taylor 12,554 23.8
Independent W.J. Sholl 1,965 3.7 n/a
Majority 6,782 12.9
Turnout 52,669
Unionist hold Swing

References

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  • Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "H" (part 1)
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