RefNoWWM/E/3/2
TitleYork County Elections
DescriptionYorkshire was represented by two MPs (until 1826) as follows:

1811: Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam (1786-1857) (Whig) and William Wilberforce (1759 - 1833) (Independent).

1812 General election: Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam (1786-1857) (Whig) and Henry Lascelles, 2nd Earl of Harewood (1767-1841) (Tory)

1818 General election: Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam (1786-1857) (Whig) and James Archibald Stuart-Wortley-Mackenzie, 1st Baron Wharncliffe (1776-1845).

In 1826 representation increased to 4 members:

1826 General election: Charles William Wentworth Fitzwilliam, 5th Earl Fitzwilliam (1786-1857) (Whig); William Duncombe, 2nd Baron Feversham (1798-1867) (Tory); Richard Fountayne Wilson (Tory) and John Marshall (1765-1845) (Whig)
Date1811 - 1826
AccessStatusOpen
LevelSubSeries
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