Clitheroe

Borough

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1715-1754, ed. R. Sedgwick, 1970
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Background Information

Right of Election:

in burgage holders

Number of voters:

102

Elections

DateCandidateVotes
7 Feb. 1715THOMAS LISTER71
 THOMAS PARKER45
 EDWARD HARVEY45
  Double return, Parker and Harvey. HARVEY declared elected, 30 Mar. 1715 
26 Mar. 1722THOMAS LISTER 
 NATHANIEL CURZON 
 John Monckton, Visct. Galway 
 James Haldane 
23 Aug. 1727THOMAS LISTER 
 JOHN MONCKTON, Visct. Galway 
30 Apr. 1734THOMAS LISTER 
 WILLIAM CURZON 
8 May 1741THOMAS LISTER 
 WILLIAM CURZON 
29 Oct. 1745THOMAS LISTER, jun. vice Thomas Lister, deceased 
1 July 1747SIR NATHANIEL CURZON 
 THOMAS LISTER 
2 Feb. 1748NATHANIEL CURZON vice Sir Nathaniel Curzon, chose to sit for Derbyshire 

Main Article

In 1715 Thomas Lister, a Tory, whose family had represented Clitheroe since the early seventeenth century, headed the poll, two other Tories, Thomas Par