Buteshire (UK Parliament constituency)
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Buteshire was a county constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1801 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1918.wikipedia
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From 1708 to 1832 Buteshire and Caithness were paired as alternating constituencies: one of the constituencies elected a Member of Parliament (MP) to one parliament, the other to the next.
From 1708 to 1832 Caithness and Buteshire were paired as alternating constituencies: one of the constituencies elected a Member of Parliament (MP) to one parliament, the other to the next.
The British parliamentary constituency was created in 1708 following the Acts of Union, 1707 and replaced the former Parliament of Scotland shire constituency of Buteshire.
After 1708, Buteshire and Caithness alternated in returning one member the House of Commons of Great Britain and later to the House of Commons of the United Kingdom.
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In 1918, the Bute and Northern Ayrshire county constituency was created, to cover the county of Bute and a northern portion of the county of Ayr.
The constituency was formed by combining Buteshire with part of North Ayrshire.
ButeButeshireshire of Bute
From 1708 to 1832, the Buteshire constituency covered the county of Bute minus the parliamentary burgh of Rothesay, which was a component of the Ayr Burghs constituency.
There was a Buteshire constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1708 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1918.
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The rest of the county of Ayr was divided between three other constituencies, all entirely within the county: the county constituencies of South Ayrshire and Kilmarnock, and a remodelled Ayr Burghs.
The counties of Ayr and Bute had been covered, previously, by the five constituencies of Ayr Burghs, Buteshire, Kilmarnock Burghs, North Ayrshire and South Ayrshire.
The Buteshire by-election, 1905 was a by-election held on 3 March 1905 for the British House of Commons constituency of Buteshire.
John CampbellThe Duke of ArgyllLieutenant-General John Campbell, later the 4th Duke of Argyll
However, he soon entered the world of politics, and at the 1713 general election, he was returned unopposed as Member of Parliament (MP) for the alternating seat of Buteshire.
Patrick CampbellPeter Campbell
His family were supporters of the 2nd Duke of Argyll, who organised his unopposed return in 1722 as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Buteshire.
James Stuart MackenzieHon. James Stuart-MackenzieJames Mackenzie
He was returned to Parliament for Buteshire in 1747, a seat he held until 1754, and then represented Ross-shire from 1761 to 1780.
Norman LamontNorman Lamont, 2nd BaronetLamont, Norman
He represented Buteshire as a Liberal from 1865–68.
George Boyle6th Earl of GlasgowGeorge Frederick Boyle, 6th Earl of Glasgow
He was elected at a by-election in February 1865 as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Buteshire, but held the seat only until the general election in July 1865.
James Stuart-WortleyHon. James Stuart-WortleyJames Stuart-Wortley
He returned to the House of Commons in 1842, when he was elected at an unopposed by-election as MP for Bute, and held that seat until 1859.
He was returned to Parliament for Buteshire at a by-election in February 1710, as a nominee of the county's patron Lord Bute.
Andrew MurrayLord DunedinAndrew Graham Murray
The latter year he was also elected Member of Parliament for Bute, a seat he held until 1905, and appointed Solicitor General for Scotland in Lord Salisbury's Conservative administration.
James RobertsonLord RobertsonJames Patrick Bannerman Robertson
At the 1885 general election he was elected Conservative Member of Parliament for Buteshire and held the seat until 1891.
Sir William Rae, BtSir William RaeWilliam Rae
He was Member of Parliament for Anstruther Burghs, in Fife, from 1819 to 1826, Harwich, Essex, England, from 1827 to 1830, Buteshire in 1830 and from 1833 to 1842, and for Portarlington, Queen's County, Ireland, from 1831 to 1832.
He was elected as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Buteshire at the 1832, but resigned in 1833.
He elected at the 1859 general election as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Buteshire,
Charles DalrympleSir Charles Dalrymple, BtSir Charles Dalrymple
He entered Parliament for Buteshire in 1868, a seat he held, with a brief interruption from April to July 1880, until 1885, and later represented Ipswich from 1886 to 1906.
HopeSir Harry Hope
Hope sat as Member of Parliament (MP) for Buteshire from 1910 to 1918, Stirlingshire and Clackmannan Western from 1918 to 1922, and Forfar from 1924 to 1931.
Frederick StuartThe Hon. Frederick StuartThe Hon Frederick Stuart
His brother, John, 1st Marquess of Bute, provided refuge and returned him to parliament in 1796 to represent the family interest of Buteshire.
He served as the Liberal member of parliament for Buteshire (1865–68).