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South Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency)

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County  Lancashire
Created from  Lancashire
Founded  1832
Number of members  Two until 1861, then three
Replaced by  South East Lancashire, South West Lancashire

South Lancashire, formally called the Southern Division of Lancashire or Lancashire Southern, is a former county constituency of the South Lancashire area in England. It returned two Members of Parliament (MPs) to the British House of Commons from 1832 to 1861, and then three until the constituency was divided in 1868.

Contents

The constituency was created by the Great Reform Act of 1832 by the splitting of Lancashire constituency into Northern and Southern divisions. It was abolished by the Second Reform Act of 1867.

Boundaries

This constituency comprised the hundreds of Salford and West Derby in the southern part of Lancashire.

Salford went to form the new South East Lancashire constituency, and West Derby the new South West Lancashire constituency.

MPs 1832–1861

  • Constituency created (1832)
  • Elections

  • Third seat created.
  • References

    South Lancashire (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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