1938 Farnworth by-election

The Farnworth by-election of 1938 was held on 27 January 1938. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Labour MP, Guy Rowson. It was won by the Labour candidate George Tomlinson.

Farnworth by-election, 1938[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour George Tomlinson 24,298 59.1
Conservative H. F Ryan 16,835 40.9
Majority 7,463 18.2
Turnout 41,133
Labour hold Swing

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Labour Hold Farnworth". Hull Daily Mail. 28 January 1938. Retrieved 13 October 2016 – via British Newspaper Archive.