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Sheffield Park (UK Parliament constituency)

Sheffield Park was a Parliamentary constituency in the City of Sheffield, England. The constituency was created in 1918 and abolished in 1983. The area formerly covered by this constituency is now mostly in the Sheffield Central constituency.

Sheffield Park
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
CountyWest Riding of Yorkshire, then South Yorkshire
19181983
Replaced bySheffield Heeley and Sheffield Central[1]
Created fromSheffield Attercliffe, Sheffield Ecclesall and Sheffield Central

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BoundariesEdit

1918-1950: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Heeley and Park.

1950-1955: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Manor, Moor, Park, and Sharrow.

1955-1974: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Burngreave, Manor, Moor, and Park.

1974-1983: The County Borough of Sheffield wards of Burngreave, Castle, Manor, Park, and Sharrow.

Members of ParliamentEdit

Election resultsEdit

 
General election results 1918–1983

Elections in the 1970sEdit

General election 1979: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fred Mulley 27,483 68.6 - 2.8
Conservative Charles Cole 7,159 17.9 + 4.7
Liberal Francis Butler 4,737 8.5 - 6.0
National Front I. Pierson 302 0.8 N/A
Communist Gordon Ashberry 279 0.7 - 0.3
Workers Revolutionary Paul Littlehales 111 0.3 N/A
Majority 20,324 50.7 - 6.2
Turnout 64.5 + 2.3
Labour hold Swing
General election October 1974: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fred Mulley 30,057 71.4 + 6.4
Liberal Francis Butler 6,093 14.5 - 3.4
Conservative Robert Trench 5,539 13.2 - 2.9
Communist Gordon Ashberry 403 1.0 - 0.1
Majority 23,964 56.9 + 9.8
Turnout 62.4 - 9.6
Labour hold Swing
General election February 1974: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Fred Mulley 31,273 65.0 - 10.3
Liberal Francis Butler 8,596 17.9 N/A
Conservative Eric Crewe 7,731 16.1 - 6.6
Communist Cyril Morton 521 1.1 - 1.0
Majority 22,677 47.1 - 11.4
Turnout 71.8 + 19.2
Labour hold Swing
General election 1970: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 23,302 75.3 - 5.0
Conservative Tim Renton 7,024 22.7 + 6.3
Communist Cyril Morton 637 2.1 - 1.2
Majority 16,278 58.5
Turnout 52.6 - 12.3
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1960sEdit

General election 1966: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 24,550 80.3 + 4.7
Conservative Robert Burns 5,017 16.4 - 8.0
Communist Cyril Morton 1,022 3.3 N/A
Majority 19,533 63.9 + 12.7
Turnout 64.9
Labour hold Swing
General election 1964: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 24,196 75.6 + 4.5
Conservative Frank Adams 7,816 24.4 - 4.5
Majority 16,380 51.2 + 9.0
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1950sEdit

General election 1959: Sheffield Park[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 26,078 71.1 - 2.1
Conservative and National Liberal John Neill 10,598 28.9 + 2.1
Majority 15,480 42.2 - 4.3
Turnout 71.2 - 0.1
Labour hold Swing
General election 1955: Sheffield Park[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 28,904 73.2 + 4.0
Conservative and National Liberal Stanley Rippon 10,565 26.8 - 4.0
Majority 18,339 46.5 + 8.1
Turnout 71.3 - 11.2
Labour hold Swing
General election 1951: Sheffield Park[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 30,842 69.2 + 1.5
Conservative and National Liberal Stanley Rippon 13,743 30.8 + 0.5
Majority 17,099 38.4 + 1.0
Turnout 82.5 - 2.7
Labour hold Swing
General election 1950: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Frederick Mulley 30,558 67.7
Conservative and National Liberal Harold Pryce 13,678 30.3
Communist Arthur Fullard 909 2.0
Majority 16,880 37.4
Turnout 85.2
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1940sEdit

General election 1945: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas Burden 29,424 64.9
Conservative Geoffrey Stevens 15,882 35.1
Majority 13,542 29.8
Turnout 73.9
Labour hold Swing

In the 1942 by-election, Thomas Burden was elected unopposed.

Elections in the 1930sEdit

General election 1935: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Lathan 21,153 51.5
Conservative Arthur Benn 19,947 48.5
Majority 1,206 3.0
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
General election 1931: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Arthur Benn 26,392 62.6
Labour George Lathan 15,783 37.4
Majority 10,609 25.2
Turnout 81.1
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

Elections in the 1920sEdit

General election 1929: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George Lathan 20,304 51.4 +6.2
Unionist Richard Deans 13,597 34.5 -10.7
Liberal Ernest E. Dalton 5,560 14.1 n/a
Majority 6,707 16.9 16.9
Turnout 79.2 -1.9
Labour gain from Unionist Swing +8.4
General election 1924: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Richard Deans 14,053 54.8
Labour George Lathan 11,576 45.2
Majority 2,477 9.6
Turnout 81.1
Conservative hold Swing
General election 1923: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Unionist Richard Deans 9,648 41.9 n/a
Labour George Lathan 9,050 39.4 -33.5
Liberal Henry Stephenson 4,296 18.7 -8.4
Majority 598 2.5 6.9
Turnout 74.1 +1.1
Unionist gain from Liberal Swing n/a
General election 1922: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
National Liberal Henry Stephenson 11,542 52.2
Labour Robert Morley 10,578 47.8
Majority 964 4.4
Turnout 73.0
National Liberal hold Swing

Elections in the 1910sEdit

General election 1918: Sheffield Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Liberal Henry Stephenson 12,339 79.6
Labour Alf Barton 3,167 20.4
Majority 9,172 59.2
Turnout 49.6
Liberal hold Swing
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "'Sheffield Park', Feb 1974 - May 1983". ElectionWeb Project. Cognitive Computing Limited. Archived from the original on 3 April 2016. Retrieved 24 March 2016.
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