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Stirling Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)

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Stirling Burghs (UK Parliament constituency)
Major settlements  Stirling, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, South Queensferry, Culross
Replaced by  Culross, Inverkeithing, South Queensferry, Stirling
Created from  Culross, Dunfermline, Inverkeithing, Queensferry, Stirling

Stirling Burghs was a district of burghs constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1708 to 1918. The constituency comprised the burghs of Stirling in Stirlingshire, Dunfermline, and Inverkeithing in Fife, Queensferry, in Linlithgowshire (West Lothian), and Culross, which was an exclave of Perthshire, transferring to Fife in 1889. By 1832, the burgh of Queensferry had become the burgh of South Queensferry.

In 1918, Stirling became part of Stirling and Falkirk Burghs and Dunfermline became part of Dunfermline Burghs, with the other burghs being represented as part of their respective counties.

Election results

Henry Campbell-Bannerman was returned unopposed at the 1885 General Election and again on 10 February 1886 having accepted office as Secretary of State for War (at that time Cabinet Ministers were required on appointment to submit themselves to a by-election).

At a by-election on 25 August 1892, having accepted office as Secretary of State for War, Henry Campbell-Bannerman was returned unopposed.

References

Stirling Burghs (UK Parliament constituency) Wikipedia


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