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Camberwell North West (UK Parliament constituency)

Camberwell North West was a borough constituency located in the Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell, in South London. 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 voting system.

Camberwell North West
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
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Camberwell North West in London 1918-49
CountyCounty of London
19181950
Number of membersOne
Replaced byPeckham and Dulwich
Created fromCamberwell North and Dulwich

The constituency was created for the 1918 general election, and abolished for the 1950 general election.

Contents

BoundariesEdit

The Metropolitan Borough of Camberwell wards of Addington, Lyndhurst, St Giles, Town Hall, and West.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

Election in the 1910sEdit

 
T.J. Macnamara
General election 1918: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Liberal Rt Hon. Thomas James Macnamara 6,986 63.9 n/a
Unionist Walter Guy Wulf Radford 3,947 36.1 n/a
Majority 3,039 27.8 n/a
Turnout 36.5 n/a
Liberal win (new seat)
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Election in the 1920sEdit

 
T.J. Macnamara
1920 Camberwell North West by-election
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Coalition Liberal Rt Hon. Thomas James Macnamara 6,618 44.9 n/a
Labour Arabella Susan Lawrence 4,733 32.1 n/a
Liberal John Charles Carroll 3,386 23.0 n/a
Majority 1,885 12.8 -15.0
Turnout 47.9 +11.4
Coalition Liberal hold Swing n/a
 
Hobbis Harris
General election 1922: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Liberal Rt Hon. Thomas James Macnamara 8,339 49.6 +4.7
Labour Hyacinth Bernard Morgan 5,182 30.9 -1.2
Liberal John Hobbis Harris 3,270 19.5 -3.5
Majority 3,157 18.7 +5.9
Turnout 63.8 +15.9
National Liberal hold Swing +3.0
General election 1923: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Rt Hon. Thomas James Macnamara 6,843 34.8 n/a
Labour Hyacinth Bernard Morgan 6,763 34.4 +3.5
Unionist Edward Taswell Campbell 6,045 30.8 n/a
Majority 80 0.4 -18.3
Turnout 61.9 -1.9
Liberal hold Swing n/a
General election 1924: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Edward Taswell Campbell 9,626 39.8 +9.0
Labour Hyacinth Bernard Morgan 9,432 39.0 +4.6
Liberal Rt Hon. Thomas James Macnamara 5,138 21.2 -13.6
Majority 194 0.8 1.2
Turnout 74.8 +12.9
Unionist gain from Liberal Swing n/a
General election 1929: Camberwell North-West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Hyacinth Bernard Morgan 12,213 44.2 +5.2
Unionist Edward Taswell Campbell 9,808 35.6 -4.2
Liberal Henry Harcourt 5,559 20.2 -1.0
Majority 2,405 8.6 9.4
Turnout
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +4.7

Election in the 1930sEdit

General election 1931: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative James Dales Cassels 17,581 66.9 +31.3
Labour Hector Samuel James Hughes 8,693 33.1 -11.1
Majority 33.8 42.5
Turnout 8,888 63.8
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +21.3
General election 1935: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Oscar Montague Guest 11,744 48.6 -18.3
Labour Hector Samuel James Hughes 10,931 45.3 +12.2
Liberal Henry James Edwards 1,462 6.1 n/a
Majority 813 3.3 -30.5
Turnout 59.3 -14.5
Conservative hold Swing -15.2

Election in the 1940sEdit

General election 1945: Camberwell North West
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Freda Künzlen Corbet 12,251 69.6 +24.3
Conservative L. Avon May 5,346 30.4 -18.2
Majority 6,905 39.2 42.5
Turnout 65.2 +5.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +21.2

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

  • Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918-1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  • Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "C" (part 1)