The Kilmarnock by-election, 1929 was a by-election held on 27 November 1929 for the British House of Commons constituency of Kilmarnock in Ayrshire. The first Scottish by-election since the general election in May 1929, it was won by the Labour Party candidate Craigie Mason Aitchison.
The 1929 UK general election was held on 30 May 1929, and resulted in a hung parliament. It was the first of only three elections under universal suffrage in which a party lost the popular vote but gained a plurality of seats. In 1929 that party was Ramsay MacDonald's Labour, which won the most seats in the Commons for the first time ever but failed to get a majority.
A by-election was held in the Scotland division of Liverpool in 1929. It was caused by the death of the constituency's sitting Member of Parliament T.P. O'Connor, the Father of the House and an Irish Nationalist MP, on 18 November 1929. The by-election was extremely unusual in that it was uncontested and still changed hands.
The Northern Ireland general election, 1929 was held on 22 May 1929. Like all previous elections to the Parliament of Northern Ireland, it produced a large majority for the Ulster Unionist Party. It was the first held after the abolition of proportional representation and the redrawing of electoral boundaries to create single-seat constituencies. As with the rest of the United Kingdom, this has made it more difficult for independent and minor party candidates to gain election.
This is a complete list of Members of Parliament elected to the 35th Parliament of the United Kingdom at the 1929 general election, held on 30 May 1929. Notable newcomers to the House of Commons included Rab Butler, Aneurin Bevan, Brendan Bracken and Philip Noel-Baker.
The Holland with Boston by-election, 1929 was a by-election held on 21st March 1929 for the British House of Commons constituency of Holland with Boston in Lincolnshire. The by-election was caused by the death of the town's Conservative Party Member of Parliament (MP) Arthur Dean, who had held the seat since the 1924 general election. The election was marked by the presence of an Agricultural Party candidate, who appears to have split the Conservative vote.
The Wansbeck by-election, 1929 was a by-election held on 13th February 1929 for the British House of Commons constituency of Wansbeck. The by-election was triggered by the death the constituency's Labour Party Member of Parliament (MP) George Warne, who had held the seat since the 1922 general election. The result was a victory for the Conservative candidate George William Shield, who held the seat with a greatly increased majority. He was re-elected at the general election in May 1929.
The Twickenham by-election, 1929 was a parliamentary by-election held on 8th August 1929 for the British House of Commons constituency of Twickenham in Middlesex. The seat had become vacant when the constituency's Conservative Member of Parliament (MP), Sir William Joynson-Hicks, had been elevated to the peerage as Viscount Brentford. He had held the seat since its creation for the 1918 general election.
The Bishop Auckland by-election, 1929 was a parliamentary by-election held on 7 February 1929 for the British House of Commons constituency of Bishop Auckland in County Durham. The seat had become vacant on 22 December 1928 when the constituency's Labour Member of Parliament (MP), Ben Spoor had died aged 50. He had been elected for the previously Liberal-held seat at the 1918 general election, and held it through three further general elections.
The Eddisbury by-election, 1929 was a by-election held on 20 March 1929 for the British House of Commons constituency of Eddisbury. The election was triggered by the death of the sitting Conservative Member of Parliament (MP), Harry Barnston and was a straight fight between the Conservative, Lieutenant-Colonel R G Fenwick Palmer and the Liberal, Richard John Russell, Labour having decided not to contest the seat.
The Fender Deluxe Reverb is a guitar amplifier made originally by Fender Electric Instruments Corporation, and now by Fender. The Deluxe Reverb is a 22-watt tube amplifier (at 8 ohms), powered by a pair of 7408/6V6GT power tubes, one GZ34/5AR4 rectifier tube, four 7025/12AX7 preamp tubes, and two 6201/12AT7 tubes driving the reverb and phase inverter circuits.
Atlanersa was a Nubian king who ruled around 653 to 640 BC as the successor of Tantamani, the last ruler of the 25th Nubian dynasty in Egypt. In contrast to his predecessor, Atlanersa's kingdom was restricted to the region of Kush south of the Aswan. Atlanersa was the son of king Taharqa. His mother was a queen whose name is not fully preserved, but ended with ... salka. Atlanersa was married to his two sisters: Yeturow and Khalese.
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