Monthly Archives: February 2021

From typhus to trains: the tragic deaths of 19th century MPs

The biographical format we follow when writing about the 2,591 MPs covered by our 1832-68 project means that we usually have one obvious finishing point: the MP’s death. As we have noted before in our blog on political longevity, many … Continue reading

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Small borough politics in County Cork, 1832-1868: Bandon, Kinsale, Mallow and Youghal

This post from our research fellow Dr. Stephen Ball was originally published on the History of Parliament blog as part of a Local History series on electoral politics in Ireland. The county of Cork was widely referred to as ‘the … Continue reading

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