William St James Wheelhouse
He was elected at the 1868 general election as one of the three Members of Parliament (MPs) for Leeds, and was re-elected in 1874. He was defeated at the 1880 general election by his fellow-Conservative William Jackson, and was unsuccessful when he stood again at the 1885 general election in the new single-seat Western division of Leeds.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "L" (part 1)
- Mair, Robert Henry (1870). Debrett's Illustrated House of Commons and the Judicial Bench 1870. London: Dean & Son. p. 286.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 178. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.
- Craig, F. W. S. (1989) . British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 135. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.
- Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by William Wheelhouse
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George Skirrow Beecroft
| Member of Parliament for Leeds
1868 – 1880
With: Edward Baines to 1874
Robert Meek Carter to 1876
Robert Tennant from 1874
John Barran from 1876
William Ewart Gladstone
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