Colne Valley Parliamentary Division

The Colne Valley Parliamentary Division was a constituency that existed between 1885 and 1948, and was initially formed as division of the Southern West Riding of Yorkshire[1] parliamentary constituency. It returned a single Member of Parliament.

It became the West Riding of Yorkshire Colne Valley Parliamentary Division[2] under the Representation of the People Act of 1918 and comprised a number of extant urban districts:

In 1949, it was succeeded by the Colne Valley County Constituency[3], which consisted of the urban districts of Colne Valley, Holmfirth, Kirkburton, Meltham, and Saddleworth.


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