1874 Monmouthshire by-election

The 1874 Monmouthshire by-election was fought on 17 March 1874. The byelection was fought due to the incumbent Conservative MP, Lord Henry Somerset, becoming Comptroller of the Household. It was retained by the incumbent.


1874 Monmouthshire by-election[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Henry Somerset Unopposed
Registered electors 7,630
Conservative hold


  1. ^ Craig, F. W. S., ed. (1977). British Parliamentary Election Results 1832-1885 (hardcover) (1st ed.). London: Macmillan Press. p. 529. ISBN 978-1-349-02349-3.