Banbury

Single Member Borough

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1754-1790, ed. L. Namier, J. Brooke., 1964
Available from Boydell and Brewer

Background Information

Right of Election:

in the corporation

Number of voters:

18

Elections

DateCandidate
15 Apr. 1754Frederick North, Lord North
4 June 1759North re-elected after appointment to office
27 Mar. 1761Frederick North, Lord North
17 Nov. 1766North re-elected after appointment to office
30 Nov. 1767North re-elected after appointment to office
18 Mar. 1768Frederick North, Lord North
7 Oct. 1774Frederick North, Lord North
9 June 1778North re-elected after appointment to office
8 Sept. 1780Frederick North, Lord North
9 Apr. 1783North re-elected after appointment to office
3 Apr. 1784Frederick North, Lord North

Main Article

Banbury was under the control of the Earl of Guilford, seated at Wroxton, three miles away.

Though there were disputes within the corporation,