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Whitechapel and St George's was a parliamentary constituency in East Londonmarker, which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commonsmarker of the Parliament of the United Kingdommarker.

It was created for the 1918 general election, largely replacing the old Stepney constituency. It was abolished for the 1950 general election.


Whitechapel and St George's in the London County Council area, showing boundaries used from 1918 to 1950.
The constituency was a division of the Metropolitan Borough of Stepneymarker in the East Endmarker of Londonmarker. It comprised the local government wards of Mile Endmarker New Town, St. George-in-the-East North, St. George-in-the-East South, Shadwellmarker, Spitalfieldsmarker, Whitechapelmarker Middle, Whitechapel South, and Tower.

In 1950 the seat was one of three which were combined to form a single Stepney constituency, covering the whole Metropolitan Borough.

In 1965 the area became part of the London Borough of Tower Hamletsmarker and Greater Londonmarker.

Members of Parliament

Election Member Party
1918 James Daniel Kiley Liberal
1922 Charles James Mathew Labour
1923 Harry Gosling Labour
1930 James Henry Hall Labour
1931 Barnett Janner Liberal
1935 James Henry Hall Labour
1942 Walter Edwards Labour
1950 constituency abolished

Election results


  • Boundaries of Parliamentary Constituencies 1885-1972, compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Parliamentary Reference Publications 1972)
  • British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, compiled and edited by F.W.S. Craig (Macmillan Press, revised edition 1977)

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