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Chislehurst (UK Parliament constituency)

Chislehurst
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
County Kent
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Replaced by Bromley and Chislehurst
Created from Sevenoaks

Chislehurst was a parliamentary constituency in what is now the London Borough of Bromley. It returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom.

The constituency was created for the 1918 general election, and abolished for the 1997 general election, when it was partly replaced by the new Bromley and Chislehurst constituency. From 1885, most of the area of this constituency had been included in the Sevenoaks seat.

Boundaries

1950-1974: The Urban Districts of Chislehurst and Sidcup.

1974-1997: The London Borough of Bromley wards of Bickley, Chislehurst, Mottingham, Plaistow and Sundridge, and St Paul's Cray.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1918 Sir Alfred Smithers Unionist
1922 Robert Nesbitt Unionist
1924 Sir Waldron Smithers Conservative
1945 George Wallace Labour
1950 Patricia Hornsby-Smith Conservative
1966 Alistair Macdonald Labour
1970 Patricia Hornsby-Smith Conservative
Feb 1974 Roger Sims Conservative
1997 constituency abolished

Elections

Elections in the 1920s

General Election 1922: Chislehurst [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Robert Chancellor Nesbitt 11,801 65.4 -11.4
Liberal David Marshall Mason 6,256 34.6 n/a
Majority 5,545 30.8
Turnout 63.7 +13.3
Unionist hold Swing n/a
General Election 1923: Chislehurst [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Robert Chancellor Nesbitt 9,725 55.5 -9.9
Liberal Robert Charles Reginald Nevill 7,806 44.5 +9.9
Majority 1,919 11.0 -19.8
Turnout 60.5
Unionist hold Swing -9.9
General Election 1924: Chislehurst [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Waldron Smithers 14,440 66.1
Labour John Lamb Thomson 3,757 17.2
Liberal Robert Charles Reginald Nevill 3,647 16.7
Majority 10,683 48.9
Turnout 72.7
Unionist hold Swing
General Election 1929: Chislehurst [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Unionist Waldron Smithers 16,909 53.8 -12.3
Liberal James Douglas Bateman 9,025 28.8 +12.1
Labour James Lamb Thomson 5,445 17.4 +0.2
Majority 7,884 25.0 -23.9
Turnout 69.6 -3.1
Unionist hold Swing -12.2

Elections in the 1990s

General Election 1992: Chislehurst[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Roger Sims 24,761 58.4 +0.7
Labour R. Ian Wingfield 9,485 22.4 +3.0
Liberal Democrat T. William M. Hawthorne 6,683 15.8 −7.3
Liberal I Richmond 849 2.0 −21.0
Green Mrs Frances M. Speed 652 1.5 +1.5
Majority 15,276 36.0 +1.4
Turnout 42,430 78.9 +3.4
Conservative hold Swing −1.1

See also

References

  1. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  2. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  3. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  4. ^ British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig
  5. ^ "Politics Resources". Election 1992. Politics Resources. 9 April 1992. Retrieved 6 Dec 2010. 


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