1869 Brecon by-election

The 1869 Brecon by-election was fought on 24 April 1869. The by-election was fought due to the voiding of the election of the incumbent MP of the Conservative Party, Howel Gwyn. It was won by the Liberal candidate Edward Villiers.[1]

1869 Brecon by-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Edward Villiers 391 54.4 +5.4
Conservative Claud Hamilton 328 45.6 -5.4
Majority 63 8.8 N/A
Turnout 719 88.3 -1.3
Registered electors 814
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +5.4

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Leigh Rayment - Commons". leighrayment.com. Archived from the original on 7 June 2008.{{cite web}}: CS1 maint: unfit URL (link)
  2. ^ F. W. S. Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1832–1885 (2nd edition, Aldershot: Parliamentary Research Services, 1989)