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Glasgow College (UK Parliament constituency)

Glasgow College
Former Burgh constituency
for the House of Commons
Major settlements Glasgow
[[United Kingdom general election, 1885#REDIRECTmw:Help:Magic words#Other
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Number of members One
Created from Glasgow

Glasgow College was a parliamentary constituency in Glasgow. It returned one Member of Parliament (MP) to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom, elected by the plurality voting system.

History

The constituency was created by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election, and abolished for the 1918 general election.

Boundaries

The Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 provided that the constituency was to consist of the Tenth and Eleventh Municipal Wards. [1]

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1885 Sir Charles Cameron Liberal
1895 Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell Unionist
1906 Henry Anderson Watt Liberal
1918 constituency abolished

Elections

General Election Dec 1910: Glasgow College [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Henry Anderson Watt 6,291
Conservative Ralph George Campbell Glyn 5,932
General Election Jan 1910: Glasgow College [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Henry Anderson Watt 6,525
Conservative Sir John Stirling-Maxwell 5,823
General Election 1906: Glasgow College [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Henry Anderson Watt 7,359 56.5
Conservative Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell Bt 5,676 43.5
General Election 1900: Glasgow College [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell Bt 6,629
Liberal Robert Paterson 5,160
General Election 1895: Glasgow College [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell Bt 5,364
Liberal Dr Charles Cameron 4,219
General Election 1892: Glasgow College [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Dr Charles Cameron 5,804
Conservative Sir John Maxwell Stirling-Maxwell Bt 4,758
Scottish United Trades Councils Labour Party Robert Brodie 225
General Election 1886: Glasgow College [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Charles Cameron MD LLD 4,880
Liberal Unionist Richard Vary Campbell 4,225
General Election 1885: Glasgow College [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Charles Cameron MD LLD 5,662
Conservative Lieut Col Sir William Montgomery Cunninghame 4,139

References

  1. ^ Redistribution of Seats Act 1885, Sixth Schedule
  2. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1916
  3. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1916
  4. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1907
  5. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1901
  6. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1901
  7. ^ Whitaker's Almanack, 1893
  8. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1889
  9. ^ Debrett's House of Commons and the Judicial Bench, 1889