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Derby (UK Parliament constituency)

Derby is a former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of England, then of the Parliament of Great Britain from 1707 to 1800 and of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1801 to 1950. It was represented by two members of parliament. It was divided into the single-member constituencies of Derby North and Derby South in 1950.

Derby
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
1295–1950 (split)
Number of members two
Replaced by Derby North and Derby South

Contents

HistoryEdit

Derby regularly sent two representatives to Parliament from Edward I’s reign.

In 1950 the constituency was abolished and replaced by the two single-member constituencies of Derby North and Derby South.

Members of ParliamentEdit

1294–1640Edit

Parliament First member Second member
1294 William de la Cornere Randalph Makeneye[1]
1297 William Bourne de Derby Nicklos de Lorimer[1]
1299 Nicklos de Lorimer Gervase de Derby[1]
1301 Gervase de Wilnye Adam le Rede[1]
1304 John de la Corne Richard Cardoyl[1]
1305 John de Chaddesdon Gervase de Wileyne[1]
1306 Hugh Alibon Peter la Chapman[1]
1307 John Chaddesdon Gervase de Wilney[1]
1310 Henry Alwaston Thomas de Stade[1]
1311 Thomas del Sted Henry Bindetton[1]
1312 Geffry de Leycestre Robert de Breydsale[1]
1313 John Fitz John Henry Lomb[1]
1314 Adam le Rede William de Aleby[1]
1314 William de Aleby Adam le Rede[1]
1318 Simon de Chester Richard Breddon[1]
1318 Alexander de Holand John de Weston[1]
1325 Henry le Carpenter John Fitz Richard[1]
1327 John Fitz Gilbert Ferhun Tutbury[1]
1328 Simon de Chester John Collings[1]
1328 Thomas Tulaxbar Geffry Snayth[1]
1330 Simon de Nottingham John de Weston[1]
1333 Hugh Allibon John Gibbonson[1]
1334 John Gibbonson ?[1]
1335 Nicholas Langford John Fitz Thomas[1]
1336 Simon de Chester John Gibbonson[1]
1337 John Fitz William Thomas Tuttebury[1]
1338 William de Derby John Hache Robert Allibon[1]
1338 William de Derby Robert de Weston[1]
1338 Simon de Chester Robert Allibon[1]
1338 Henry del Howe Robert Saundry[1]
1339 Alexander Holland John Weston[1]
1339 John Gibbonson Thomas Preston[1]
1339 Thomas Tutbury Thomas Thurmondsley[1]
1341 Thomas de Tutbury Thomas Derby[1]
1341 Richard de Trowell Peter de Quarndon[1]
1342 Simon de Nottingham Thomas de Derby[1]
1344 William de Nottingham Simon de Chester[1]
1348 William de Chaddesdon Thomas de Tutbury[1]
1350 William Gilbert John de Chaddesdon[1]
1351 Thomas Tutbury William de Derby[1]
1354 William Chester Richard Chelford[1]
1355 Thomas Tutbury Henry Diddound[1]
1355 Edmund Toucher John Bech[1]
1356 William Ennington William Nayle[1]
1358 William de Chester William Nayle[1]
1361 Peter Prentice William de Rossington[1]
1362 Peter Prentice William de Rossington[1]
1363 John Trowell John Weeke[1]
1364 John Bradon Robert Allibon[1]
1365 William Chester John Gilbert[1]
1366 John Berd William Sese[1]
1369 John de Brakkerley William Glasyere[1]
1370 John Preest John de Brakkerley[1]
1372 John Trowell ?[1]
1373 William Chester John Gilbert[1]
1374 William Pakeman Roger Allibon[1]
1377 William Groos John de Berdee[1]
1378 John Hay Richard de Trowell[1]
1378 Henry Flanstead Roger Allibon[1]
1379 Richard Dell Roger Ashe[1]
1382 Thomas Toppeleyse John Hay[1]
1383 William Pakeman John Bowyer[1]
1383 Richard de Trowell John Gibbon[1]
1384 Richard Sherman John de Stockes[1]
1385 Richard Trowell John Dell[1]
1386 John Stokkes John Prentice I[2]
1388 (Feb) William Pakeman Thomas Tappely[2]
1388 (Sep) William Pakeman Hugh Adam[2]
1390 (Jan) John Stokkes John Hay[2]
1390 (Nov)
1391 Richard Sherman Thomas Docking[2]
1393 John Stokkes Richard Trowell[2]
1394
1395 John Stokkes William Groos[2]
1397 (Jan) William Groos Thomas Shore[2]
1397 (Sep) William Groos Thomas Shore[2]
1399 John Stokkes Thomas Docking[2]
1401
1402 Elias Stokkes Richard Trowell[2]
1404 (Jan)
1404 (Oct) John Prentice II John Stokkes[2]
1406 Thomas Goldsmith John Fairclough[2]
1407
1410
1411 John Brasier Thomas Shore[2]
1413 (Feb)
1413 (May) Elias Stokkes[2]
1414 (Apr) John Prentice II Robert Bolton[2]
1414 (Nov) Elias Stokkes Thomas Ridgeway[2]
1415
1416 (Mar) Elias Stokkes Roger Wolley[2]
1416 (Oct)
1417 Robert Ireland Thomas Steppingstones[2]
1419 John Sparham Ralph Shore[2]
1420 Richard Brown Robert Smith[2]
1421 (May) Ralph Shore Thomas Stokkes[2]
1421 (Dec) Ralph Shore John Spicer[2]
1422 John Stokes John Barker[1]
1423 John de Both Elias Dell[1]
1424 John Stokes Elias Dell[1]
1425 Roger Wolley Henry Crabbe[1]
1427 Nicholas Meysham John de Stokkys[1]
1429 John de Bath Elias Stokkys[1]
1430 Thomas Stokkes Robert Smith[1]
1432 John Booth Robert Sutton[1]
1434 John Bothe Thomas Stokeys[1]
1436 Thomas Stokks Elias Tildesley[1]
1441 Thomas Stokkys Henry Spicer[1]
1446 Thomas Chatley Robert Mundy[1]
1448 Thomas Chatterley John Spicer[1]
1449 Richard Chitterley Thomas Chitterley[1]
1450 Thomas Acard Thomas Bradshawe[1]
1454 John Bird Edward Lovel[1]
1459 John Bird William Hunter[1]
1468 Thomas Bakynton Thomas Allestre[1]
1473 John Newton Roger Wilkinson[1]
1478 John Briddle John Newton[1]
1510–1523 No names known[3]
1529 Thomas Ward Henry Ainsworth[3]
1536 ?
1539 ?
1542 Thomas Sutton William Allestry[3]
1545 Thomas Sutton William Allestry[3]
1547 Thomas Sutton Robert Ragg[3]
1553 (Mar) Robert Ragg William Allestry[3]
1553 (Oct) Thomas Sutton George Cherneley[3]
1554 (Apr) William Allestry George Stringer[3]
1554 (Nov) William More William Bainbridge[3]
1555 Richard Ward William Allestry[3]
1558 James Thatcher William Bainbridge[3]
1558/9 Richard Doughty William Bainbridge[4]
1562/3 William More William Bainbridge[4]
1571 Robert Stringer William Bainbridge[4]
1572 Robert Stringer Tristram Tyrwhitt, expelled
and repl. 1576 by
Robert Bainbridge[4]
1584 Sir Henry Beaumont William Botham[4]
1586 (Sep) William Botham Robert Bainbridge[4]
1588/9 Richard Fletcher William Botham[4]
1593 Robert Stringer William Botham[4]
1597 Henry Duport Robert Stringer[4]
1601 (Oct) Peter Eure John Baxter[4]
1604–1611 John Baxter Edward Sleighe
1614 Gilbert Kniveton
1621–1622 Timothy Leeving Edward Leech
1624 Timothy Leeving Sir Edward Leech
1625 Timothy Leeving Sir Edward Leech
1626 Sir Henry Crofts John Thoroughgood
1628–1629 Philip Mainwaring Timothy Leeving
1629–1640 No Parliaments summoned

1640–1950Edit

 
Sir William Harcourt
Year First member First party Second member Second party
November 1640 William Allestry Royalist Nathaniel Hallowes Parliamentarian
October 1643 Allestry disabled to sit – seat vacant
1645 Thomas Gell
December 1648 Gell excluded in Pride's Purge – seat vacant
1653 Derby was unrepresented in the Barebones Parliament
1654 Gervase Bennet Derby had only one seat in the First and
Second Parliaments of the Protectorate
January 1659 John Dalton
May 1659 Nathaniel Hallowes One seat vacant
April 1660 Roger Allestry John Dalton
1665 Anchitell Grey
1679 George Vernon
1685 William Allestry John Coke
1689 Anchitell Grey
1690 Robert Wilmot
1695 Lord Henry Cavendish John Bagnold
1698 George Vernon
1701 Lord James Cavendish Sir Charles Pye
1701 John Harpur
1702 Thomas Stanhope
1705 Lord James Cavendish Sir Thomas Parker Whig
1710 Richard Pye
1710 Sir Richard Levinge John Harpur
1711 Edward Mundy
1713 Nathaniel Curzon
1715 Lord James Cavendish William Stanhope Whig
1722 Thomas Bayley
1727 William Stanhope Whig
1730 Charles Stanhope
1736 John Stanhope
1742 Viscount Duncannon
1748 Thomas Rivett
1754 Lord Frederick Cavendish George Venables-Vernon
1762 William Fitzherbert
1772 Wenman Coke
1775 John Gisborne
1776 Daniel Coke
1780 Lord George Cavendish Edward Coke
1797 George Walpole
1806 William Cavendish
1807 Thomas Coke
1807 Edward Coke
1812 Henry Cavendish Whig
1818 Thomas Wenman Coke
1826 Samuel Crompton
1830 Edward Strutt Whig[5][6][7][8]
1835 John Ponsonby Whig
1847[9] Hon. Frederick Leveson-Gower Whig[10]
1848 Michael Thomas Bass Radical[11][12][13][14] Lawrence Heyworth Radical[15][16][13]
1852 Thomas Horsfall[17][citation needed] Conservative
1853 Lawrence Heyworth Radical[15][16][13]
1857 Samuel Beale Radical[18]
1859 Liberal Liberal
1865 William Thomas Cox Conservative
1868 Samuel Plimsoll Liberal
1880 Sir William Vernon-Harcourt Liberal
1883 Thomas Roe Liberal
1895 Sir Henry Howe Bemrose Conservative Geoffrey Drage Conservative
1900 Sir Thomas Roe Liberal Richard Bell Labour
1904 Liberal
1910 J. H. Thomas Labour
1916 Sir William Job Collins Liberal
1918 Albert Green Conservative
1922 Charles Henry Roberts Liberal
1923 William Robert Raynes Labour
1924 Sir Richard Luce Conservative
1929 William Robert Raynes Labour
1931 William Allan Reid Conservative National Labour
1936 Philip Noel-Baker Labour
1945 Clifford Wilcock Labour
1950 Constituency split into North and South seats

ElectionsEdit

Elections in the 1850sEdit

General Election 1852: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Radical Michael Thomas Bass 1,252 38.0
Conservative Thomas Horsfall 1,025 31.1
Radical Lawrence Heyworth 1,018 30.9
Turnout 2,160 (est) 88.2 (est)
Registered electors 2,448
Majority 227 6.9 N/A
Radical gain from Whig Swing
Majority 7 0.2 N/A
Conservative gain from Whig Swing

Horsfall's election was in March 1853 declared void due to bribery, and Heyworth was declared elected in his place.[20]

General Election 1857: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Radical Michael Thomas Bass 884 40.9 +2.9
Radical Samuel Beale 846 39.2 +8.3
Conservative William Forbes Mackenzie 430 19.9 −11.2
Majority 416 19.3 +12.4
Turnout 1,295 (est) 52.2 (est) −36.0
Registered electors 2,479
Radical hold Swing +4.3
Radical gain from Conservative Swing +7.0
General Election 1859: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Michael Thomas Bass 1,260 35.5 −5.4
Liberal Samuel Beale 902 25.4 −13.8
Liberal William Melborne James[21][22] 736 20.8 N/A
Conservative Henry Cecil Raikes[23] 648 18.3 −1.6
Majority 166 4.7 −14.6
Turnout 1,773 (est) 70.6 (est) +18.4
Registered electors 2,513
Liberal hold Swing −2.3
Liberal hold Swing −6.5

Elections in the 1860sEdit

General Election 1865: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Thomas Cox 1,096 31.7 +13.4
Liberal Michael Thomas Bass 1,063 30.7 +5.3
Liberal Samuel Plimsoll 691 20.0 N/A
Liberal Samuel Beale 608 17.6 −7.8
Majority 33 1.0 N/A
Turnout 2,277 (est) 92.9 (est) +22.3
Registered electors 2,450
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +7.3
Liberal hold Swing −4.1
General Election 1868: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Michael Thomas Bass 4,995 41.1 +10.4
Liberal Samuel Plimsoll 4,677 38.4 +18.4
Conservative William Thomas Cox 2,492 20.5 −11.2
Majority 2,185 18.0 N/A
Turnout 7,328 (est) 75.0 (est) −17.9
Registered electors 9,777
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing +8.0
Liberal hold Swing +12.0

Elections in the 1870sEdit

General Election 1874: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Michael Thomas Bass 5,579 39.4 −1.7
Liberal Samuel Plimsoll 4,938 34.9 −3.5
Conservative William Thomas Cox[24] 3,642 25.7 +5.2
Majority 1,296 9.2 −8.8
Turnout 8,901 (est) 78.7 (est) +3.7
Registered electors 11,316
Liberal hold Swing −2.2
Liberal hold Swing −3.1

Elections in the 1880sEdit

General Election 1880: Derby (2 seats)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Michael Thomas Bass 8,864 45.8 +6.4
Liberal Samuel Plimsoll 7,758 40.1 +5.2
Conservative Thomas Collins 2,730 14.1 −11.6
Majority 5,028 26.0 +16.8
Turnout 11,594 (est) 89.1 (est) +10.4
Registered electors 13,006
Liberal hold Swing +6.1
Liberal hold Swing +5.5

Plimsoll's resignation caused a by-election.

By-election, 26 May 1880: Derby (1 seat)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt Unopposed
Liberal hold

Bass' resignation caused a by-election.

By-election, 12 Jun 1883: Derby (1 seat)[19]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Roe Unopposed
Liberal hold
 
Harcourt
General Election 1885: Derby (2 seats)[25][26][27]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Roe 7,813 36.1 −9.7
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt 7,630 35.3 −4.8
Conservative William Brown Hextall 4,943 22.8 +8.7
Independent Liberal Alfred Stace Dyer[28] 1,251 5.8 N/A
Majority 2,687 12.5 −13.5
Turnout 12,868 86.2 −2.9 (est)
Registered electors 14,925
Liberal hold Swing −9.2
Liberal hold Swing −6.8

Harcourt's appointment as Chancellor of the Exchequer caused a by-election.

By-election, 9 Feb 1886: Derby (1 seat)[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt Unopposed
Liberal hold
 
Roe
General Election 1886: Derby (2 seats)[29][26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Roe 6,571 37.8 +1.7
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt 6,431 37.1 +1.8
Liberal Unionist William Evans[30] 4,346 25.1 +2.3
Majority 2,085 12.0 −0.5
Turnout 10,758 72.1 −14.1
Registered electors 14,925
Liberal hold Swing +0.3
Liberal hold Swing +0.3

Elections in the 1890sEdit

 
Haslam
General Election 1892: Derby (2 seats)[31][26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt 7,507 29.1 −8.7
Liberal Thomas Roe 7,389 28.6 −8.5
Conservative William Brown Hextall 5,546 21.5 N/A
Liberal Unionist Alfred Seale Haslam 5,363 20.8 −4.3
Majority 1,843 7.1 −4.9
Turnout 12,903 [est 1] 83.6 +11.5
Registered electors 15,754
Liberal hold Swing −2.2
Liberal hold Swing −2.1

Harcourt's appointment as Chancellor of the Exchequer requires a by-election.

Derby by-election, 1892 [32][26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt 6,508 80.1 +22.4
Independent Henry Farmer-Atkinson[n 1] 1,619 19.9 N/A
Majority 4,889 60.2 +53.1
Turnout 8,127 51.6 −32.0
Registered electors 15,754
Liberal hold Swing N/A
 
Bemrose
 
Drage
General Election 1895: Derby (2 seats)[33][34][26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Henry Howe Bemrose 7,907 28.0 +6.5
Conservative Geoffrey Drage 7,076 25.1 +4.3
Liberal William Vernon Harcourt 6,785 24.0 −5.1
Liberal Thomas Roe 6,475 22.9 −5.7
Majority 291 1.1 N/A
Turnout 14,122[est 1] 82.8 −0.8
Registered electors 17,379
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +5.8
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +4.7

Elections in the 1900sEdit

 
Bell
General Election 1900: Derby (2 seats)[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Roe 7,922 26.6 −20.3[n 2]
Labour Repr. Cmte. Richard Bell 7,640 25.7 N/A
Conservative Henry Howe Bemrose 7,397 24.9 −3.1
Conservative Geoffrey Drage 6,775 22.8 −2.3
Turnout 84.5 +1.7
Registered electors 18,270
Majority 525 1.7 N/A
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing N/A
Majority 243 0.8 N/A
Labour Repr. Cmte. gain from Conservative Swing N/A
General Election 1906: Derby (2 seats)[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Lib-Lab Richard Bell 10,361 31.0 +5.3
Liberal Thomas Roe 10,239 30.6 +4.0
Conservative James Henry Edward Holford 6,421 19.2 −5.7
Conservative Edward George Spencer Churchill 6,409 19.2 −3.6
Turnout 87.6 +3.1
Registered electors 19,543
Majority 3,818 11.4 +9.7
Lib-Lab hold Swing +5.5
Liberal hold Swing +4.9

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General Election January 1910: Derby (2 seats)[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Roe 10,343 28.3 −2.3
Labour J. H. Thomas[n 3] 10,189 27.9 −3.1
Conservative Arthur Edward Beck 8,038 22.0 +2.8
Conservative Arthur Page 7,953 21.8 +2.6
Turnout 92.5 +4.9
Registered electors 20,113
Majority 2,305 6.3 −5.1
Liberal hold Swing −2.6
Majority 2,151 5.9 N/A
Labour gain from Lib-Lab Swing N/A
General Election December 1910: Derby (2 seats)[26]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Roe 9,515 35.5 +7.2
Labour J. H. Thomas 9,144 34.1 +6.2
Conservative Arthur Edward Beck[n 4] 8,160 30.4 −13.4
Turnout 88.0 −4.5
Registered electors 20,113
Majority 1,355 5.1 −1.2
Liberal hold Swing +10.3
Majority 984 3.7 −2.2
Labour hold Swing +9.8
 
Asquith

General Election 1914/15:

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1915. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place and by the July 1914, the following candidates had been selected;

 
Collins
Derby by-election, 1916
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Job Collins Unopposed
Liberal hold
General Election 1918: Derby (2 seats)[35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J. H. Thomas 25,145 37.8 +3.7
Unionist Albert Green 14,920 22.4 −8.0
Liberal William Blews Rowbotham 13,408 20.2 −15.3
National Democratic Harold Machin Smith 13,012 19.6 N/A
Turnout 65.5 −22.5
Unionist gain from Liberal Swing
Majority 1,512 2.2
Labour hold Swing
Majority 11,737 17.6

Elections in the 1920sEdit

 
Roberts
General Election 1922: Derby (2 seats) [35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour  Y J. H. Thomas 25,215 27.0 -10.8
Liberal  Y Charles Henry Roberts 24,068 25.8 +5.6
Unionist Albert Green 22,240 23.9 +1.5
Labour William Raynes 21,677 23.3 n/a
Turnout 84.0 +18.5
Majority 1,828 1.9 -0.3
Liberal gain from Unionist Swing
Majority 2,975 3.1 -14.5
Labour hold Swing
General Election 1923: Derby (2 seats) [35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour  Y J. H. Thomas 24,887 29.0 +2.0
Labour  Y William Robert Raynes 20,318 23.7 +0.4
Unionist Henry Fitz-Herbert Wright 20,070 23.4 -0.5
Liberal Charles Henry Roberts 10,669 12.5 -13.3
Independent Unionist Thomas Clifford Newbold 9,772 11.4 n/a
Turnout 81.1 -2.9
Majority 248 0.3 2.2
Labour gain from Liberal Swing +6.8
 
Henderson Stewart
General Election 1924: Derby (2 seats) [35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour  Y J. H. Thomas 27,423 25.7 -3.3
Unionist  Y Richard Luce 25,425 23.8 +0.4
Labour William Robert Raynes 25,172 23.6 -0.1
Unionist Hilda Hulse 21,700 20.3 n/a
Liberal James Henderson-Stewart 7,083 6.6 -5.9
Turnout 85.2 +4.1
Majority 5,723 5.4
Labour hold Swing
Majority 353 0.2
Unionist gain from Labour Swing
General Election 1929: Derby (2 seats) [35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour  YJ. H. Thomas 39,688 30.0 +4.3
Labour  YWilliam Robert Raynes 36,237 27.4 +3.8
Unionist Richard Luce 24,553 18.6 -5.2
Unionist John Arthur Aiton 20,443 15.4 -4.9
Liberal L. du Garde Peach 11,317 8.6 +2.0
Turnout 82.6 -2.6
Majority 11,684 8.8 9.0
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +4.5
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General Election 1931: Derby (2 seats)[35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Labour  Y J. H. Thomas 49,257 36.4
Conservative  Y William Reid 47,729 34.3
Labour William Robert Raynes 21,841 15.7
Labour Walter Halls 20,241 14.6
Majority 27,4168 19.7
Turnout 84.5
National Labour hold Swing
Conservative gain from Labour Swing
General Election 1935: Derby (2 seats)[35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative  Y William Reid 37,707 30.19
National Labour  Y J. H. Thomas 37,566 30.08
Labour Herbert Arthur Hind 25,037 20.04
Labour Leonard John Barnes 24,594 19.69
Majority 12,529
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
National Labour hold Swing
 
Noel-Baker
Derby by-election, 1936[36]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Philip Noel-Baker 28,419 52.5
National Labour Archibald Church 25,666 47.5
Majority 2,753 5.0
Turnout 65.5
Labour gain from National Labour Swing

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General Election 1939/40:

Another General Election was required to take place before the end of 1940. The political parties had been making preparations for an election to take place in Autumn 1939 and by then, the following candidates had been selected;

General Election 1945: Derby (2 seats)[35]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour  Y Philip Noel-Baker 42,196 33.60
Labour  Y Clifford Wilcock 40,800 32.49
Conservative Francis Lochrane 21,460 17.09
Conservative Max Bemrose 21,125 16.82
Majority 19,340 15.67
Turnout 76.39
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
Labour hold Swing

See alsoEdit

ReferencesEdit

Notes

  1. ^ Supported by Henry Varley's Social Purity Alliance
  2. ^ Compared to joint Liberal vote in 1895
  3. ^ Compared to Lib-Lab candidate in 1906
  4. ^ Compared to combined Conservative share at Jan 1910 election
  1. ^ a b Based on half of the total votes

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