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South East Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)

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Number of members  2
Created from  South Lancashire
Replaced by  South Lancashire, Eccles, Manchester Gorton

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 constituency into South-West and South-East divisions.

Contents

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 Salford hundred of Lancashire except for those parts of the hundred lying in the Parliamentary boroughs of Ashton-under-Lyne, Bolton, Bury, Manchester, Rochdale, Salford and Stalybridge.

Members of Parliament

  • Constituency created (1868)
  • References

    South East Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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