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Hyde was a county constituency represented in the House of Commonsmarker of the Parliament of the United Kingdommarker from 1885 until 1918. It was based around the town of Hydemarker, Cheshiremarker.

From the 1918 general election onwards, the town has been represented in parliament through the constituency of Stalybridge and Hydemarker.


The constituency, officially Cheshire, Hyde Division, was created by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 and consisted of the following parishes and townships in north east Cheshiremarker:


The Representation of the People Act 1918 reorganised constituencies throughout Great Britainmarker. The bulk of the Hyde constituency was merged with parliamentary borough of Stalybridge to form the new seat of Stalybridge and Hydemarker. The Bredbury, Marple and Romiley areas passed to the Macclesfield constituencymarker, while Offerton and Torkington were included in Knutsford.

Members of Parliament

  • Constituency created (1885)

Year Member Party
1885 Thomas Gair Ashton Liberal
1886 Joseph Watson Sidebotham Conservative
1900 Edward Chapman Conservative
1906 Charles Duncan Schwann Liberal
1910 Francis Neilson Liberal
1916 Thomas Owen Jacobsen Liberal




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