Medway Elects
Rochester and Chatham

Former Members of Parliament

The following Members of Parliament represented Rochester and Chatham between 1950 and 1983:

Peggy Fenner
  3 May 1979 - 9 Jun 1983
  18 Jun 1970 - 10 Oct 1974

Robert Bean
  10 Oct 1974 - 3 May 1979

Anne Kerr
  15 Oct 1964 - 18 Jun 1970

Julian Critchley
  8 Oct 1959 - 15 Oct 1964

Arthur Bottomley
  23 Feb 1950 - 8 Oct 1959

Election History for Rochester and Chatham (1950 to 1983)

General election
3 May 1979

General election
10 October 1974

General election
28 February 1974

General election
18 June 1970

General election
31 March 1966

General election
15 October 1964

General election
8 October 1959

General election
26 May 1955

General election
25 October 1951

General election
23 February 1950

To view the results for each election, click on the election date above.

Vote Share

Boundaries (1950 to 1983)

Rochester and Chatham included the Municipal Boroughs of Rochester and Chatham.

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