Like Gatton, Reigate was a pocket borough, and sent two members to Parliament until 1832, when the two were reduced to one.
In pre-Reform days it was a pocket borough, returning two members.
Thereafter, it was storekeeper Lincoln's pocket borough; its ruffians were his body-guard.
Had it not been for a pocket borough, Burke, that Cicero of English politics, would never have entered the halls of legislation.
In February 1830 the doors of the House of Commons were opened to him through what was then called a “pocket borough.”
Bramber was, for many years, a pocket borough of the worst type.