1939 Stretford by-election
The Stretford by-election of 1939 was held on 8 December 1939. The by-election was held due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, Anthony Crossley in a plane crash in Denmark in August 1939. It was won by the Conservative candidate Ralph Etherton.
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- "British Airways Liner Lost: M.P. Drowned With Four Others, Crash Off Danish Coast". The Times (48385). London. 16 August 1939. p. 10.
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs
- Unionist Victory at Stretford The Times, 11 December 1939, p. 5