John Handley (MP)

John Handley (December 1807 – 8 December 1869)[1] was a Liberal Party politician in England.

At the 1857 general election he was elected as a Member of Parliament (MP) for the borough of Newark in Nottinghamshire.[2] He was re-elected in 1859,[3] and stood down from the House of Commons at the 1865 general election.[4]


  1. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 1)
  2. The London Gazette: no. 21983. p. 1177. 31 March 1857. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  3. The London Gazette: no. 22258. p. 1813. 3 May 1859. Retrieved 7 November 2010.
  4. Craig, F. W. S. (1989) [1977]. British parliamentary election results 1832–1885 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 215. ISBN 0-900178-26-4.

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Granville Harcourt-Vernon
John Manners-Sutton
Member of Parliament for Newark
With: Earl of Lincoln to 1859
Grosvenor Hodgkinson from 1859
Succeeded by
Lord Arthur Pelham-Clinton
Grosvenor Hodgkinson

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