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Liverpool Everton (UK Parliament constituency)

Liverpool Everton was a borough constituency represented in the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom. It elected one Member of Parliament (MP) by the first past the post system of election.

Liverpool Everton
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
CountyLancashire
Major settlementsEverton
18851950
Number of membersOne
Replaced byLiverpool Scotland
Created fromLiverpool

Contents

HistoryEdit

The constituency was created by the Redistribution of Seats Act 1885 for the 1885 general election, and abolished for the 1950 general election.

BoundariesEdit

1885-1918: Part of the civil parish of Everton.

1918-1950: The County Borough of Liverpool wards of Everton and Netherfield.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

Elections in the 1880sEdit

General election 1885: Liverpool Everton [4][5][6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Whitley 4,535 68.7 N/A
Liberal Frederick Davies 2,063 31.3 N/A
Majority 2,472 37.4 N/A
Turnout 6,598 69.9 N/A
Registered electors 9,439
Conservative win (new seat)
General election 1886: Liverpool Everton [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Edward Whitley Unopposed
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1890sEdit

By-election 15 Feb 1892: Liverpool Everton [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John A. Willox Unopposed
Conservative hold
  • Caused by Whitley's death.
General election 1892: Liverpool Everton [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John A. Willox 3,954 64.6 N/A
Liberal Peter Wilson Atkin 2,165 35.4 N/A
Majority 1,789 29.2 N/A
Turnout 6,199 66.7 N/A
Registered electors 9,179
Conservative hold Swing N/A
General election 1895: Liverpool Everton [4][5][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John A. Willox Unopposed
Conservative hold

Elections in the 1900sEdit

General election 1900: Liverpool Everton [4][5][7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John A. Willox Unopposed
Conservative hold
1905 Liverpool Everton by-election[4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Harmood-Banner 3,854 60.2 N/A
Liberal William Hanbury Aggs 2,543 39.8 N/A
Majority 1,311 20.4 N/A
Turnout 6,397 63.4 N/A
Registered electors 10,096
Conservative hold Swing N/A
General election 1906: Liverpool Everton [4][5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Harmood-Banner 3,949 57.8 N/A
Liberal William Hanbury Aggs 2,884 42.2 N/A
Majority 1,065 15.6 N/A
Turnout 6,833 67.3 N/A
Registered electors 10,149
Conservative hold Swing N/A

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General election January 1910: Liverpool Everton [4][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Harmood-Banner 4,283 62.4 +4.6
Liberal William Hanbury Aggs 2,577 37.6 -4.6
Majority 1,706 24.8 +9.2
Turnout 6,860 73.7 +6.4
Conservative hold Swing +4.6
General election December 1910: Liverpool Everton [4][8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Harmood-Banner Unopposed
Conservative hold

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;

General election 1918: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist John Harmood-Banner 6,370 52.4 N/A
NFDDSS Arthur W Brooksbank 5,779 47.6 N/A
Majority 591 4.8 N/A
Turnout 12,149 47.4 N/A
Unionist hold Swing N/A
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1922: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John Harmood-Banner 11,667 60.6 +8.2
Labour Joseph Toole 7,600 39.4 n/a
Majority 4,067 21.2 +16.4
Turnout 19,267 70.3 +13.9
Unionist hold Swing n/a
General election 1923: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist John Harmood-Banner 9,183 54.5 -6.1
Labour Henry Walker 7,673 45.5 +6.1
Majority 1,510 9.0 -12.2
Turnout 16,856 59.8 -10.5
Unionist hold Swing -6.1
General election 1924: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Herbert Charles Woodcock 10,705 51.5 -3.0
Labour Henry Walker 10,075 48.5 +3.0
Majority 630 3.0 -6.0
Turnout 20,780 72.3 +12.5
Unionist hold Swing -3.0
General election 1929: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Derwent Hall Caine 14,234 52.9 +4.4
Unionist Margaret Beavan 12,667 47.1 -4.4
Majority 1,567 5.8 8.8
Turnout 26,901 75.9 +3.6
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +4.4

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1931: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frank Hornby 12,186 48.9 +1.8
Labour Samuel Lewis Treleaven 7,786 31.2 -21.7
National Labour Derwent Hall Caine 4,950 19.9 n/a
Majority 4,400 17.7 23.5
Turnout 24,922 71.3 -4.6
Conservative gain from Labour Swing +11.7
General election 1935: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bertie Kirby 10,962 50.4 +19.2
Conservative Ralph Etherton 10,785 49.6 +0.7
Majority 177 0.8 18.5
Turnout 21,747 67.4 -3.9
Labour gain from Conservative Swing +9.2

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 and by the Autumn of 1939, the following candidates had been selected;

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General election 1945: Liverpool Everton[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Bertie Kirby 9,088 65.4 +15.0
Conservative HW Hill 4,806 34.6 -15.0
Majority 4,282 30.8 +30.0
Turnout 13,894 62.9 -4.5
Labour hold Swing +15.0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "E" (part 2)
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1989]. British parliamentary election results 1885–1918 (2nd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 140. ISBN 0-900178-27-2.
  3. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1983) [1969]. British parliamentary election results 1918–1949 (3rd ed.). Chichester: Parliamentary Research Services. p. 175. ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  4. ^ a b c d e f g h i j British Parliamentary Election Results 1885-1918, FWS Craig p140 ISBN 0-900178-27-2.
  5. ^ a b c d e f g The Liberal Year Book, 1907
  6. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1886
  7. ^ a b Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1901
  8. ^ a b Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1916
  9. ^ a b c d e f g h British Parliamentary Election Results 1918-1949, FWS Craig p175 ISBN 0-900178-06-X.
  10. ^ Report of the Annual Conference of the Labour Party, 1939