1891 Liverpool School Board election

Elections to the Liverpool School Board were held on Tuesday 17 November 1891.

There were twenty-nine candidates for the fifteen board member positions.

Each voter had fifteen votes to cast.

After the election, the composition of the school board was:

Allegiance Members   ±   Votes Percentage
Church of England 5 +1 188,244 36%
Catholic 6 0 166,833 32%
Nonconformist 3 +1 74,377 14%
Weslyan 1 +1 41,351 8%
Independent Church of England 0 18,320 3.5%
Orange Order 0 15,894 3.1%
Labour Party 0 5,056 1%
Independent 0 3,593 0.69%
Secular 0 1,994 0.38%
Independent Orange 0 1,418 0.27%
Socialist 0 661 0.13%
Independent Catholic 0 392 0.08%
Total Votes Cast 518,133
Electorate
Turnout

* - Retiring board member seeking re-election

Elected

Allegiance Name Votes
Weslyan W. Oulton * 41,351
Church of England Rev. Canon Dyson Rycroft * 39,813
Church of England Rev. Canon Major Lester * 36,679
Church of England Rev. Canon E.H. McNeile 33,554
Catholic M. Fitzpatrick * 30,222
Church of England Sir James Poole 28,654
Church of England W. Roberts 27,938
Catholic J.A. Doughan * 27,762
Catholic R. Yates * 27,443
Catholic C. McArdle * 27,344
Catholic W.J. Sparrow * 27,215
Catholic J. Hand * 26,847
Nonconformist Anne Jane Davies * 26,380
Nonconformist S.G. Rathbone * 26,294
Nonconformist T.C Ryley 21,703

Not Elected

Church of England W. Rowlandson 21,606
Independent Church of England Rev. J. Bell Cox 17,857
Orange Harry Thomas 15,894
Labour W.J. Patter 2,529
Labour C.H. Rouse 2,527
Independent W.C. Copeland 2,418
Secular A.E. Newcomb 1,994
Independent Orange W. Gilbert 1,418
Independent T.H. Joseph 1,175
Socialist W. Saxton 661
Independent C.H. Fox 602
Independent Church of England H.S. Anthony 463
Independent Catholic E.J. Walsh 392

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ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post Wednesday 18 November 1891