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Members of Parliament[edit]

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MPs 1366–1640[edit]

Parliament First member Second member
1386 John Clyvessend Edward Martham [1]
1378 John Salerne I
1382 (May) John Salerne I
1383 (Feb) John Salerne I
1383 (Oct) John Salerne I
1388 (Feb) John Clyvessend Edward Martham [1]
1388 (Sep) Richard Bannok John Scott [1]
1390 (Jan) John Clyvessend Richard Wybard [1]
1390 (Nov)
1391 John Clyvessend Richard Bannok [1]
1393 John Scott John Sharp [1]
1394
1395 Edward Martham John Hokere [1]
1397 (Jan) John Clyvessend John Hokere [1]
1397 (Sep)
1399 Edward Martham Henry Mordant [1]
1401
1402 John Sharp Robert Burgrove [1]
1404 (Jan)
1404 (Oct)
1406 Henry Mordant John Bexle [1]
1407 Robert Burgrove Thomas Wybard [1]
1410 Edward Martham John Harry [1]
1411
1413 (Feb)
1413 (May) Henry Mordant Richard Huntingdon [1]
1414 (Apr)
1414 (Nov) John Sharp Thomas Julyan [1]
1415
1416 (Mar)
1416 (Oct)
1417 John Lyvett Richard Huntingdon [1]
1419 Simon Lymbergh John Martham [1]
1420 Simon Lymbergh William Courthope [1]
1421 (May) John Parker (fl.1421-1435) William Courthope [1]
1421 (Dec) Richard Huntingdon William Courthope [1]
1510 No names known[2]
1512 Robert Hall Henry Benever [2]
1515 ?
1523 Edmund Jacklin alias Bocher Edmund Franke [2]
1529 Richard Calveley Thomas Shoyswell [2]
by 1534 John Durrant John Taylor (by 1493-1547 or later) [2]
1536 ?John Durrant John Taylor (by 1493-1547 or later) [2]
1539 ?
1542 John Franke Richard Bishop ( [2]
1545 ?
1547 Sir William Stafford John Isted[2]
1553 (Mar) John Isted ?
1553 (Oct) Thomas Rhodes John Peyton[2]
1554 (Apr) John Franke John Isted [2]
1554 (Nov) Thomas Rhodes John Peyton [2]
1555 Thomas Rhodes Roger Manwood [2]
1558 Thomas Brett Henry Tennant [2]
1559 John Franke James Hobson[3]
1562/3 William Damsell[4] Richard Lyffe [3]
1571 Richard Lyffe James Bryan[3]
1572 Richard Lyffe Thomas Lake (died 1606) [3]
1584 Thomas Lake (died 1606) Thomas Phillips[3]
1586 Thomas Lake Thomas Phillips[3]
1588/9 Richard Lyffe John Parker (died 1617) [3]
1593 Richard Lyffe Henry Apsley [3]
1597 Richard Lyffe Edmund Pelham [3]
1601 Thomas Shirley Richard Lyffe [3]
1604–1611 Richard Lyffe died and
replaced by
James Lasher
Sir George Carew ennobled and
replaced 1605 by
Sir Edward Hales, 1st Baronet[5]
1614 Sir Edward Hales, 1st Baronet James Lasher
1621 Samuel Moore James Lasher
1624 Nicholas Eversfield Samuel Moore
1625 Nicholas Eversfield Sackville Crowe
1626 Sir Thomas Parker Nicholas Eversfield
1628 John Ashburnham Nicholas Eversfield

MPs 1640–1885[edit]

Election 1st Member 1st Party 2nd Member 2nd Party
April 1640 Sir John Baker, 2nd Baronet Robert Reed
November 1640 John Ashburnham Royalist Thomas Eversfield Royalist
February 1644 Ashburnham and Eversfield disabled from sitting - both seats vacant
1645 John Pelham Roger Gratwick
December 1648 Pelham excluded in Pride's Purge - seat vacant
1653 Hastings was unrepresented in the Barebones Parliament and the First Protectorate Parliament
January 1659 Samuel Gott Nicholas Delves
May 1659 Not represented in the restored Rump Parliament|Rump
April 1660 Sir Denny Ashburnham, 1st Baronet Nicholas Delves
1661 Edmund Waller
1679 Sir Robert Parker, 1st Baronet John Ashburnham, 1st Baron Ashburnham
1681 Thomas Mun
1685 Sir Denny Ashburnham, 1st Baronet John Ashburnham, 1st Baron Ashburnham
Jan 1689 Thomas Mun
Aug 1689 John Beaumont
1690 Peter Gott
1695 John Pulteney Robert Austen (c 1672-1728)
1698 Peter Gott
1701 John Mounsher
1702 William Ashburnham, 2nd Baron Ashburnham
Feb 1710 John Ashburnham, 1st Earl of Ashburnham Tory
Oct 1710 Sir William Ashburnham, 2nd Baronet Joseph Martin
1713 Archibald Hutcheson
1715 Henry Pelham (of Stanmer)
1722 Sir William Ashburnham, 2nd Baronet
1727 Thomas Townshend[6]
1728 Thomas Pelham (of Lewes, junior)
1741 James Pelham Andrew Stone (MP) Whig
1761 James Brudenell, 5th Earl of Cardigan Sir William Ashburnham, 5th Baronet
1768 Samuel Martin (Secretary to the Treasury)
1774 Henry Temple, 2nd Viscount Palmerston Charles Jenkinson, 1st Earl of Liverpool
1780 John Ord
1784 John Dawes John Stanley (1740–1799)|John Stanley Tory[7]
1790 Richard Pepper Arden, 1st Baron Alvanley Tory[7]
1794 Robert Dundas, 2nd Viscount Melville Tory[7]
1796 Sir James Sanderson, 1st Baronet Tory[7] Nicholas Vansittart, 1st Baron Bexley Tory[7]
1798 William Sturges Tory[7]
1802 Sylvester Douglas, 1st Baron Glenbervie Tory[7] Sir George Gunning, 2nd Baronet Tory[7]
1806 Sir John Nicholl Sir William Fowle Middleton, 1st Baronet Tory[7]
1807 George Canning Tory[7] Sir Abraham Hume, 2nd Baronet Tory[7]
1812 James Dawkins Tory[7]
1818 George Peter Holford Tory[7]
1820 William Scott Tory[7]
June 1826 Sir Sir William Curtis, 1st Baronet. Tory[7] Sir Charles Wetherell Tory[7]
December 1826 Evelyn Denison, 1st Viscount Ossington Whig[7] James Lushington Tory[7]
1827 Joseph Planta Tory[7]
1830 Sir Henry Fane Tory[7]
1831 John Ashley Warre Whig[8][9][10][7] Frederick North (MP) Whig[11][8][12][7]
1835 Sir Howard Elphinstone, 2nd Baronet Radical[10][13][14][15][16]
1837 Joseph Planta Conservative[7] Robert Hollond Radicals (UK)|Radical[17][18][19]
1844 Musgrave Brisco Conservative[7]
1852 Patrick Francis Robertson Conservative
1854 Frederick North (MP) Whig[11][8][12]
1859 Liberal Harry Powlett, 4th Duke of Cleveland Liberal
1864 George Waldegrave-Leslie Liberal
1865 Patrick Francis Robertson Conservative
1868 Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey Liberal Frederick North (MP) Liberal
1869 Ughtred Kay-Shuttleworth, 1st Baron Shuttleworth Liberal
1880 Charles James Murray Conservative
1883 Henry Bret Ince Liberal
1885 Redistribution of Seats Act: representation reduced to one member

MPs 1885–1983[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Thomas Brassey, 1st Earl Brassey Liberal
1886 Wilson Noble Conservative
1895 William Lucas-Shadwell Conservative
1900 Freeman Freeman-Thomas, 1st Marquess of Willingdon Liberal
1906 Harvey du Cros Conservative
1908 by-election Arthur du Cros Conservative
1918 Laurance Lyon Coalition Conservative
1921 by-election Eustace Percy Coalition Conservative
1937 by-election Maurice Hely-Hutchinson Conservative
1945 Sir Neill Cooper-Key Conservative
1970 Kenneth Warren Conservative
1983 constituency abolished and merged with Rye

References[edit]

  1. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t "History of Parliament". History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  2. a b c d e f g h i j k l m "History of Parliament". History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  3. a b c d e f g h i j "History of Parliament". History of Parliament Trust. Retrieved 2011-11-25.
  4. Stanley T. Bindoff, The House of Commons: 1509-1558, vol. 4, p. 9
  5. Cobbett's Parliamentary History records the second member for Hastings in the 1604 Parliament as being James Lasher, but this seems to be an error; Lasher is mentioned only in the Commons Journal from 1621 while Carew was certainly a member in 1604, and other sources name his constituency as Hastings
  6. Townshend was also elected for Cambridge University (UK Parliament constituency)|Cambridge University, which he chose to represent, and never sat for Hastings
  7. a b c d e f g h i j k l m n o p q r s t u v w x Stooks Smith, Henry (1845). The Parliaments of England, from 1st George I., to the Present Time. Vol II: Oxfordshire to Wales Inclusive. London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. pp. 80–82. Retrieved 6 November 2018 – via Google Books.
  8. a b c Politics in the Age of Peel: A Study in the Technique of Parliamentary Representation, 1830–1850 (Faber & Faber) ISBN: 9780571302901 Google Books
  9. Jenkins, Terry. "WARRE, John Ashley (1787–1860), of West Newton Manor, nr. Taunton, Som.; West Cliff House, Ramsgate, Kent and 71 Belgrave Square, Mdx". The History of Parliament. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  10. a b The Spectator, Volume 7. F. C. Westley. 1834. p. 316. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  11. a b "About Marianne North". Botanical Art & Artists. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  12. a b "Tipperary Free Press". Tipperary Free Press. 27 May 1835. p. 3. Retrieved 13 May 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  13. "Arguments for the Ballot". The Examiner. 23 December 1832. pp. 7–8. Retrieved 13 May 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  14. Fisher, David R. (2009). "Hastings". The History of Parliament. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  15. "The Approaching Revolution". The Royal lady's magazine, and archives of the court of St. James's. Horticultural Journal. 1831. p. 283. Retrieved 13 May 2018.
  16. Dod, Charles Roger; Dod, Robert Phipps (1847). Dod's Parliamentary Companion, Volume 15. Dod's Parliamentary Companion. p. 176. Retrieved 15 April 2018.
  17. "Elections in Kent". Kentish Gazette. 1 August 1837. p. 2. Retrieved 13 May 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  18. "Hastings". Dover Telegraph and Cinque Ports General Advertiser. 15 July 1837. p. 8. Retrieved 13 May 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  19. "Morning Post". 5 July 1837. pp. 2–3. Retrieved 6 November 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.