Middleton and Prestwich (UK Parliament constituency)
|Middleton and Prestwich|
|Former County constituency|
|for the House of Commons|
|Number of members||one|
Middleton and Prestwich was a parliamentary constituency centred on the Middleton and Prestwich districts of Greater Manchester. 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 1983 general election, when it was partially replaced by the new constituencies of Heywood and Middleton and Bury South.
Members of Parliament
|1918||Sir William Ryland Dent Adkins||Coalition Liberal|
|1920 by-election||Coalition Liberal|
|1923||Sir Nairne Stewart-Sandeman, Bt||Conservative|
|1940 by-election||Ernest Gates||Conservative|
|1951||Sir John Barlow, Bt||Conservative|
|Feb 1974||Jim Callaghan||Labour|
|1983||constituency abolished: see Heywood and Middleton|
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- Craig, F. W. S. (1983) . British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd edition ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "M" (part 2)[self-published source][better source needed]
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