1845 West Suffolk by-election

The 1845 West Suffolk by-election was held on 7 July 1845 after the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Robert Rushbrooke. It was retained by the unopposed[1] Conservative candidate Philip Bennet, who was elected on a platform of support for agriculture and the Church of England.[2]


ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "West Suffolk Election". Morning Post. 7 July 1845. Retrieved 19 September 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)
  2. ^ "West Suffolk Election". Berkshire Chronicle. 12 July 1845. Retrieved 19 September 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive. CS1 maint: discouraged parameter (link)