1873 Haverfordwest Boroughs by-election

The 1873 Haverfordwest Boroughs by-election was fought on 24 November 1873. The byelection was fought due to the incumbent MP of the Liberal Party, The Lord Kensington taking the position of Parliamentary Groom in Waiting. It was retained by Edwardes.

1873 Haverfordwest by-election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal William Edwardes 609 52.2 -4.0
Conservative Xavier de Castanos Royds Peel 558 47.8 +4.0
Majority 51 4.4 -8.0
Turnout 1,167 73.3 -1.1
Registered electors 1,592
Liberal hold Swing -4.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (hardcover) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. p. 506. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.