1876 East Retford by-election

The 1876 East Retford by-election was fought on 24 February 1876. The byelection was fought due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, George Monckton-Arundell. It was won by the Conservative candidate William Beckett-Denison.[1]

East Retford by-election, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Beckett-Denison 3,538 51.3
Liberal H F Bristowe 3,351 48.7
Majority 187 1.6
Turnout 6,889
Conservative hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
  2. ^ "East Retford Election". Leamington Spa Courier. 26 February 1876 – via British Newspaper Archive.