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Sheffield Attercliffe (UK Parliament constituency)

Coordinates: 53°22′16″N 1°25′41″W / 53.371°N 1.428°W / 53.371; -1.428

Sheffield Attercliffe
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Outline map
Boundary of Sheffield Attercliffe in South Yorkshire for the 2005 general election.
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Location of South Yorkshire within England.
CountySouth Yorkshire
18852010
Replaced bySheffield South East
Created fromSheffield

Sheffield Attercliffe was a parliamentary constituency in the City of Sheffield. It was created at the 1885 general election and abolished at the 2010 general election, when it was replaced by a new Sheffield South East constituency.

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BoundariesEdit

1885-1918: The Municipal Borough of Sheffield wards of Attercliffe and Park, and the civil parish of Heeley.

1918-1950: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Attercliffe and Darnall.

1950-1955: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Attercliffe, Darnall, and Handsworth.

1955-1974: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Attercliffe, Darnall, Handsworth, and Tinsley.

1974-1983: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Attercliffe, Birley, Darnall, Handsworth, and Mosborough.

1983-2010: The City of Sheffield wards of Beighton, Birley, Darnall, Handsworth, Mosborough, Richmond and Woodhouse.

Note: there were council ward boundary changes in 2004, which abolished Handsworth and created Beighton, Mosborough, Richmond and Woodhouse.

From 1997, Sheffield Attercliffe covered much of the east and south-east of the city. It bordered the constituencies of North East Derbyshire, Rotherham, Rother Valley, Sheffield Brightside, Sheffield Central and Sheffield Heeley.

HistoryEdit

Sheffield Attercliffe constituency was created when the two-seat Sheffield constituency was split into five single-member seats in 1885.

Members of ParliamentEdit

ElectionsEdit

 
Sheffield Attercliffe election results

Elections in the 2000sEdit

General election 2005: Sheffield Attercliffe[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Betts 22,250 60.10 -7.69
Liberal Democrat Kevin Moore 6,283 16.97 +2.76
Conservative Tracy Critchlow 5,329 14.40 -0.80
UKIP Jonathan Arnott 1,680 4.54 +1.74
BNP Beverley Jones 1,477 3.99 N/A
Majority 15,967 43.13
Turnout 37,019 54.59
Labour hold Swing -5.22
General election 2001: Sheffield Attercliffe[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Betts 24,287 67.8 +2.5
Conservative John Perry 5,443 15.2 -0.9
Liberal Democrat Gail Smith 5,092 14.2 -1.5
UKIP Pauline Arnott 1,002 2.8 N/A
Majority 18,844 52.6
Turnout 35,824 52.9 -11.7
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1990sEdit

General election 1997: Sheffield Attercliffe[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Betts 28,937 65.3 +7.8
Conservative Brendan Doyle 7,119 16.1 −10.2
Liberal Democrat Gail Smith 6,973 15.7 +1.0
Referendum James Brown 1,289 2.9 N/A
Majority 21,818 49.2
Turnout 44,318 64.7
Labour hold Swing
General election 1992: Sheffield Attercliffe[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Clive Betts 28,563 57.5
Conservative Gordon Millward 13,083 26.3
Liberal Democrat Helen Wooley 7,283 14.7
Green Gordon Ferguson 751 1.5
Majority 15,480 31.2
Turnout 49,680 71.8
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1980sEdit

General election 1987: Sheffield Attercliffe[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Duffy 28,266 57.8
Conservative John Perry 11,975 22.7
Social Democratic Helen Woolley 9,549 19.5
Majority 17,191 35.2
Turnout 72.9
Labour hold Swing
General election 1983: Sheffield Attercliffe[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Duffy 23,067 51.5
Conservative Gordon Millward 11,455 25.6
Social Democratic Irene Addison 10,241 22.9
Majority 11,612 25.9
Turnout 69.7
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970sEdit

General election 1979: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Duffy 29,702 64.9
Conservative Douglas French 11,599 25.6
Liberal Dennis Boothroyd 4,017 8.8
National Front J. Mason 457 1.0
Majority 18,103 39.6
Turnout 72.7
Labour hold Swing
General election October 1974: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Duffy 29,601 69.0
Conservative Patricia Santhouse 8,043 18.7
Liberal Gerald Broadhead 5,282 12.3
Majority 21,558 50.2
Turnout 67.2
Labour hold Swing
General election February 1974: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Duffy 34,120 71.9
Conservative Patricia Santhouse 12,944 27.3
International Marxist Tariq Ali 424 0.9
Majority 21,176 44.6
Turnout 74.8
Labour hold Swing
General election 1970: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Patrick Duffy 26,482 69.6
Conservative Patricia Santhouse 10,986 28.9
Independent Percy Sims 581 1.5
Majority 15,496 40.7
Turnout 63.4
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1960sEdit

General election 1966: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 32,336 77.3
Conservative Brian Marsden 9,511 22.7
Majority 22,825 54.5
Turnout 67.6
Labour hold Swing
General election 1964: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 30,318 66.8
Conservative Herbert Lambert 10,223 22.5
Liberal Colin Wood 4,831 10.7
Majority 20,095 44.3
Turnout 72.0
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1950sEdit

General election 1959: Sheffield Attercliffe[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 33,676 68.8
Conservative and National Liberal Herbert Lambert 15,304 31.3
Majority 18,372 37.5
Turnout 75.3
Labour hold Swing
General election 1955: Sheffield Attercliffe[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 33,071 71.0
Conservative and National Liberal Herbert Lambert 13,503 29.0
Majority 19,568 42.0
Turnout 72.1
Labour hold Swing
General election 1951: Sheffield Attercliffe[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 29,958 71.1
Conservative and National Liberal Herbert Lambert 12,161 28.9
Majority 17,797 42.3
Turnout 82.7
Labour hold Swing
General election 1950: Sheffield Attercliffe[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 30,726 71.6
Conservative and National Liberal Lionel Farris 12,185 28.4
Majority 18,541 43.2
Turnout 86.4
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General election 1945: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour John Hynd 23,468 81.4
Conservative Brian Paddon 5,376 18.6
Majority 18,092 62.8
Turnout 79.4
Labour hold Swing

The 1944 by-election was called following the resignation of Cecil Henry Wilson on 9 February. John Burns Hynd of the Labour Party was elected unopposed.

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1935: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cecil Wilson 18,663 62.8
Conservative Cecil Pike 11,034 37.2
Majority 7,629 25.6
Turnout 73.0
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
General election 1931: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Cecil Pike 15,185 46.0
Labour Cecil Wilson 15,020 45.5
Communist George Fletcher 2,790 8.5
Majority 165 0.5
Turnout 78.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1929: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cecil Wilson 19,152 60.3 -3.3
Unionist Wilfred Barnard Faraday 6,190 19.5 -16.9
Liberal Thomas Neville 4,652 14.7 n/a
Communist George Fletcher 1,731 5.5 n/a
Majority 12,962 40.8 +13.6
Turnout 75.4
Labour hold Swing +6.8
General election 1924: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cecil Wilson 16,802 63.6
Conservative Wilfred Barnard Faraday 9,629 36.4
Majority 7,173 27.2
Turnout 75.9
Labour hold Swing
General election 1923: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cecil Wilson 13,581 58.7 -9.5
Unionist George Terrell 6,106 26.4 n/a
Liberal Harry Briggs 3,438 14.9 n/a
Majority 7,475 32.3 -4.1
Turnout 66.8 -1.8
Labour hold Swing n/a
General election 1922: Sheffield Attercliffe
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Cecil Wilson 16,206 68.2
National Liberal Thomas Worrall Casey 7,562 31.8
Majority 8,644 36.4
Turnout 68.6
Labour gain from Liberal Swing

Elections in the 1910sEdit

 
Thomas Casey
General election 1918 Electorate 35,923
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Liberal Thomas Worrall Casey 12,308 65.3 N/A
Labour William Anderson 6,539 34.7 −20.3
Majority 5,769 30.6 N/A
Turnout 18,847 52.5 −19.6
Liberal gain from Labour Swing N/A
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.
By-election, 1914: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour William Anderson Unopposed
Labour hold
General election December 1910: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Pointer 6,532 55.0 −1.1
Conservative Samuel Walker 5,354 45.0 +1.1
Majority 1,178 10.0 −2.2
Turnout 11,886 72.1 −11.8
Registered electors 16,483
Labour hold Swing −1.1
General election January 1910: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Pointer 7,755 56.1 N/A
Conservative Sydney King-Farlow 6,075 43.9 −2.9
Majority 1,676 12.2 N/A
Turnout 13,834 83.9 +4.7
Registered electors 16,483
Labour gain from Liberal Swing N/A

Elections in the 1900sEdit

1909 Sheffield Attercliffe by-election[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Joseph Pointer 3,531 27.5 N/A
Conservative Sydney Charles King-Farlow 3,380 26.2 -20.6
Liberal Richard Cornthwaite Lambert 3,175 24.6 -28.6
Ind. Conservative Arnold Muir Wilson 2,803 21.7 N/A
Majority 151 1.3 -5.1
Turnout 12,889 77.3 -1.9
Registered electors 16,676
Labour gain from Liberal Swing N/A
General election 1906: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal J. Batty Langley 6,523 53.2 N/A
Conservative Arnold Muir Wilson 5,736 46.8 N/A
Majority 787 6.4 N/A
Turnout 12,259 79.2 N/A
Registered electors 15,484
Liberal hold Swing N/A
1900 general election: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal J. Batty Langley Unopposed
Liberal hold

Elections in the 1890sEdit

General election 1895: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal J. Batty Langley Unopposed
Liberal hold

This by-election was called due to the resignation on 26 June of Bernard John Seymour Coleridge following his inheritance of the title of Baron Coleridge.

 
J. Batty Langley
By-election, 5 Jul 1894: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal J. Batty Langley 4,486 48.6 −7.7
Conservative George Hill Smith[12] 3,495 37.1 −5.8
Ind. Labour Party Frank Smith 1,249 13.5 N/A
Majority 991 10.7 −1.9
Turnout 9,230 79.0 −1.2
Registered electors 11,684
Liberal hold Swing −1.0
General election 1892: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bernard Coleridge 5,107 56.3 −3.3
Conservative George Hill Smith[12] 3,963 43.1 +3.3
Majority 1,144 12.6 −6.6
Turnout 9,070 80.2 +5.1
Registered electors 11,313
Liberal hold Swing −3.3

Elections in the 1880sEdit

General election 1886: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bernard Coleridge 4,365 59.6 +2.2
Liberal Unionist Frederick William Maude[13] 2,958 40.4 −2.2
Majority 1,407 19.2 +4.4
Turnout 7,323 75.1 −12.3
Registered electors 9,751
Liberal hold Swing +2.2
General election 1885: Sheffield Attercliffe[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Bernard Coleridge 4,891 57.4 N/A
Conservative Edward Brodie Hoare[14] 3,633 42.6 N/A
Majority 1,258 14.8 N/A
Turnout 8,524 87.4 N/A
Registered electors 9,751
Liberal win (new seat)

See alsoEdit

SourcesEdit

ReferencesEdit

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  2. ^ "Election Data 2001". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  3. ^ "Election Data 1997". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  4. ^ "Election Data 1992". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
  5. ^ "Election Data 1987". Electoral Calculus. Archived from the original on 15 October 2011. Retrieved 18 October 2015.
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  13. ^ "Borough of Sheffield". Sheffield Daily Telegraph. 3 July 1886. p. 8. Retrieved 10 December 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive.
  14. ^ "Attercliffe Division". Sheffield Independent. 14 November 1885. pp. 1–8. Retrieved 10 December 2017 – via British Newspaper Archive.