Kendal (UK Parliament constituency)

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Kendal was a parliamentary borough centred on the town of Kendal in Westmorland.wikipedia
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Westmorland (UK Parliament constituency)

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The constituency after 1885 was a result of dividing the Westmorland constituency which up to then had two members since 1297.

James Cropper (politician)

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James Cropper, Liberal, being its last MP.
Cropper was elected Member of Parliament for Kendal at a by-election in December 1880.

Henry Warburton

He was returned to the Commons at a by-election in November 1843, for Kendal, but did not seek re-election in 1847.

James Brougham

James
After a year the constituency was abolished and Brougham stood successfully for Kendal, which had been established by the Reform Act 1832.

George William Wood

George Wood
He was member of parliament for Lancashire South from 1832 to 1835, and for Kendal from 1837 until his death.

George Glyn, 1st Baron Wolverton

George GlynGeorge Carr Glyn1st Baron Wolverton
Apart from his business career Glyn also represented Kendal in the House of Commons from 1847 to 1868 as a Liberal yet he never fought an election.

Thomas Taylour, Earl of Bective

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He entered Parliament for Westmorland in 1871 (succeeding his father), a seat he held until 1885, when the constituency was abolished, and then represented Kendal until 1892.

William Somervell

William Henry Somervell
Somervell twice contested the South or Kendal Division of Westmorland in the Liberal interest.

John Whitwell

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When the previous Member of Parliament (MP) for Kendal retired, Whitwell received a requisition signed by 1352 of the borough's 1884 electors to stand at the 1868 general election Whitwell was elected MP for Kendal and was returned unopposed.

Dudley Stewart-Smith

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He sat as Liberal MP for the Kendal Division of Westmorland from 1906 to 1910.

Sir John Weston, 1st Baronet

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These two constituencies were recombined under one member John Wakefield Weston for the 1918 general election.
Weston sat as the Member of Parliament (MP) for Kendal between 1913 and 1918, when the constituency was abolished, and for Westmorland between 1918 and 1924.

Borough

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Kendal was a parliamentary borough centred on the town of Kendal in Westmorland.

Kendal

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Kendal was a parliamentary borough centred on the town of Kendal in Westmorland.

Westmorland

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Kendal was a parliamentary borough centred on the town of Kendal in Westmorland.

Member of parliament

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It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

House of Commons of the United Kingdom

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It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

Parliament of the United Kingdom

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It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

First-past-the-post voting

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It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the first past the post system.

Reform Act 1832

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The constituency was created by the Reform Act 1832 for the 1832 general election, and abolished for the 1918 general election.

1832 United Kingdom general election

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The constituency was created by the Reform Act 1832 for the 1832 general election, and abolished for the 1918 general election.

1918 United Kingdom general election

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These two constituencies were recombined under one member John Wakefield Weston for the 1918 general election. The constituency was created by the Reform Act 1832 for the 1832 general election, and abolished for the 1918 general election.

Representation of the People Act 1884

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The small Kendal parliamentary borough constituency created in 1832 was abolished in 1885 by the Reform Act 1884.

Appleby (UK Parliament constituency)

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Thereafter it was the Kendal Division of Westmorland and the other being the Appleby Division.