Manchester East (UK Parliament Constituency)

Manchester East (UK Parliament Constituency)

Manchester East was one of six single-member parliamentary constituencies created in 1885 by the division of the existing three-member Parliamentary Borough of Manchester. It was abolished in 1918.

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