Basil Thomas Woodd

Basil Thomas Woodd (7 July 1815 – 4 June 1895)[1] was a Conservative Party politician.

Basil Thomas Woodd

Member of Parliament
for Knaresborough
In office
31 January 1874  31 March 1880
Preceded byAlfred Illingworth
Succeeded byHenry Meysey-Thompson
In office
7 July 1852  17 November 1868
Preceded byThomas Collins
Joshua Westhead
Succeeded byAlfred Illingworth
Personal details
Born7 July 1815
Died4 June 1895(1895-06-04) (aged 79)
Political partyConservative

He was elected Conservative MP for Knaresborough in 1852 but lost the seat when it was reduced to one member in 1868. He then regained it in 1874 but again lost it in 1880.[2]


  1. Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "K" (part 2)
  2. Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (e-book) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Alfred Illingworth
Member of Parliament for Knaresborough
Succeeded by
Henry Meysey-Thompson
Preceded by
Thomas Collins
and Joshua Westhead
Member of Parliament for Knaresborough
With: Isaac Holden (18651868)
Thomas Collins (18571865)
John Dent Dent (18521857)
Succeeded by
Alfred Illingworth

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