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Hawick Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)

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Hawick Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)
Subdivisions of Scotland  Roxburghshire and Selkirkshire
Major settlements  Galashiels, Selkirk, Scottish Borders

Hawick Burghs was a district of burghs constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1868 until 1918. It consisted of the Roxburghshire burgh of Hawick and the Selkirkshire burghs of Galashiels and Selkirk.

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Election results

George Otto Trevelyan was returned without opposition at the 1868 general election and again after acceptance of office at a by-election on 14 January 1869.

Elections in the 1880s

George Otto Trevelyan was returned without opposition at the 1885 general election and again after acceptance of office as Secretary for Scotland, at a by-election on 10 February 1886.

Elections in the 1910s

General Election 1914/15:

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1915. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by the July 1914, the following candidates had been selected;

  • Liberal: Sir John Nicholson Barran
  • Unionist: Norman W. Grieve
  • References

    Hawick Burghs (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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