Penistone Parliamentary Division

The Penistone Parliamentary Division[1] was a constituency that existed between 1918 and 1948, created under the Representation of the People Act of 1918, which returned a single Member of Parliament.

It was formed from a number of extant urban districts, including:

It was succeeded by the Penistone County Constituency[2] until 1982, after which it mostly became part of the Barnsley West & Penistone Constituency.

Elections

Date Elected M.P. Party
1918 General Election Sydney Arnold (1878-1945) Liberal
1921 Penistone By-Election William Gillis (1859-1929) Labour
1922 General Election William Pringle (1874-1928) Liberal
1923 General Election William Pringle (1874-1928) Labour
1924 General Election Rennie Smith (1888-1962) Labour
1929 General Election Rennie Smith (1888-1962) Labour
1931 General Election Clifford William Hudson Glossop (1901-1975) Conservative
1935 General Election Henry McGhee (1898-1959) Labour
1945 General Election Henry McGhee (1898-1959) Labour

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