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1892 Liverpool City Council election

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Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on Tuesday 1 November 1892. One third of the council seats were up for election, the term of office of each councillor being three years.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative ?? -3 8 ??
Liberal ?? +3 6 ??
Irish Nationalists 5 -1 2 7
Independent Irish Nationalist 1 +1 0 1
Liberal Unionist 1 +1 0 1
Independent 1 0 0 1

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1892
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 4 0 3 -3 25% 51% 19,285
  Liberal 9 3 0 +3 56% 41% 15,584
  Liberal Unionist 1 0 0 0 6%
  Irish Nationalist 1 0 1 -1 6%
  Independent Irish Nationalist 1 1 0 +1 6% 7% 2,511
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0% 0.46% 174

Ward results

* - Retiring Councillor seeking re-election

Abercromby

No. 11 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Charles Henry Beloe 785 50.3%
Conservative Thomas Menlove * 776 49.7%
Majority 9
Registered electors
Turnout 1,561
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Castle Street

No. 6 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Unionist Henry Hugh Hornby * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal Unionist hold Swing

Everton

No. 1 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Austin Taylor 6,171 62%
Liberal Robert Roberts 3,741 38%
Majority 2,430
Registered electors
Turnout 9,912
Conservative hold Swing

Exchange

No. 5 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Robert Durning Holt * 955 59%
Conservative David MacIver 655 41%
Majority 300
Registered electors
Turnout 1,610
Liberal hold Swing

Great George

No. 9 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Simeon Smith 481 64%
Conservative James Lowry 248 33%
Labour Charles Henry Rouse 20 3%
Majority 233
Registered electors
Turnout 749
Liberal hold Swing

Lime Street

No. 12 Lime Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Jeremiah Miles 634 53%
Conservative John Duncan * 573 47%
Majority 61
Registered electors
Turnout 1,207
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

North Toxteth

No. 16 North Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Herbert Campbell * 2,953 55%
Liberal Egerton Stewart Brown 2,411 45%
Majority 542
Registered electors
Turnout 5,364
Conservative hold Swing

Pitt Street

No. 8 Pitt Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Henry Charles Hawley * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Rodney Street

No. 10 Rodney Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Archibald Williamson unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Anne Street

No. 13 St. Anne Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Eli Brooks 922 62%
Conservative Robert Foote 572 38%
Majority 350
Registered electors
Turnout 1,494
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

St. Paul's

No. 4 St. Paul's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Philip Henry Rathbone * 552 56%
Conservative Charles Stewart Dean 431 44%
Majority 121
Registered electors
Turnout 983
Liberal hold Swing

St. Peter's

No. 7 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal William Henry Watts * 549 51%
Conservative Arthur Hill Holme 524 49%
Majority 25
Registered electors
Turnout 1,073
Liberal hold Swing

Scotland

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent Irish Nationalist George Jeremy Lynskey * 2,511 71%
Conservative George James Crane 1,023 29%
Majority 1,488
Registered electors
Turnout 3,534
Independent Irish Nationalist gain from Irish Nationalist

South Toxteth

No. 15 South Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Roberts 1,923 52%
Liberal Joseph Wilson 1,624 44%
Labour Edward Kaney 154 4%
Majority 299
Registered electors
Turnout 3,701
Conservative hold Swing

Vauxhall

No. 3 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist John Gregory Taggart * unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

West Derby

No. 14 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Ephraim Walker * 3,436 54%
Liberal Dr. Joseph George McCann1 2,930 46%
Majority 506
Registered electors
Turnout 6,366
Conservative hold Swing

[1] [2] [3]

Aldermanic Elections

At the meeting of the Council on 9 November 1892, the terms of office of eight alderman expired.

[4]

Two of these positions were already vacant :

The death of Alderman Henry Jennings had been reported to the Council on 26 October 1892.[5]

The resignation of Alderman David MacIver had been reported to the Council on 26 October 1892.[6]

The following eight were elected as Aldermen by the Council (Aldermen and Councillors) on 9 November 1892 for a term of six years.

* - re-elected aldermen.

Party Alderman
Liberal Philip Henry Rathbone JP
Irish Nationalist Dr. Alexander Murray Bligh
Irish Nationalist Andrew Commins
Liberal Henry Charles Hawley
Liberal Francis Joseph McAdam
Liberal James Ruddin
Liberal William Benjamin Bowring
Liberal Frederick Smith

[7]

By-elections

No. 9, Great George, 23 November 1892

Caused by the election of Councillor James Ruddin (Liberal, Great George, elected 2 November 1891)[8] as an alderman by the Council on 9 November 1891 .[9]

No. 9 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal John Lamport Eills unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

[10]

No. 2, Scotland, 23 November 1892

Caused by the election of Councillor Dr. Alexander Murray Bligh (Irish Nationalist, Scotland, elected 2 November 1891)[11] as an alderman by the Council on 9 November 1891 .[12]

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Patrick Kearney 2,322 70%
Conservative George James Crane 1,017 29%
Majority 1,305
Registered electors
Turnout 3,339
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

[13]

No. 3, Vauxhall, 23 November 1892

Caused by the election of Councillor Andrew Commins MP (Irish Nationalist, Vauxhall, elected 1 November 1891)[14] as an alderman by the Council on 9 November 1892 .[15]

No. 3 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Irish Nationalist Thomas John Flynn 495 69%
William Henry Edwardes 224 31%
Majority 271
Registered electors
Turnout 719
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

[16]

No. 4, St. Paul's, 23 November 1892

Caused by the election of Councillor Philip Henry Rathbone JP (Liberal, St, Paul's, elected 1 November 1892)[17] as an alderman by the Council on 9 November 1892 .[18]

No. 4 St. Paul's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Charles Stewart Dean 517 50.6%
Liberal Jacob Gaitskell Brown 504 49.4%
Majority 13
Registered electors
Turnout 1,021
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

[19]

No. 8, Pitt Street - 2 seats, 23 November 1892

Caused by the election of Councillor Henry Charles Hawley (Liberal, Pitt Street, elected 1 November 1892)[20] and Councillor Francis Joseph McAdam (Liberal, Pitt Street, elected 1 November 1890)[21] as aldermen by the Council on 9 November 1892.[22]

No. 8 Pitt Street - 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Thomas Donnelly 306 53%
Liberal Dr. Joseph George McCann 300 52%
William King 204 35%
Labour William Matkin 72 12%
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing

[23]

No. 7, St. Peter's, 23 November 1892

Caused by the election of Councillor William Benjamin Bowring (Liberal, St. Peter's, elected 1 November 1890)[24] as an aldermen by the Council on 9 November 1892.[25]

No. 7 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Samuel Hough 516 52%
John Wannop 463 46%
Labour William Alfred Newcombe 17 2%
Majority 53
Registered electors
Turnout 996
Liberal hold Swing

[26]

No. 8, Rodney Street - 2 seats, 23 November 1891

Caused by the election of Councillor Henry Charles Hawley (Liberal, Pitt Street, elected 1 November 1892)[27] and Councillor Francis Joseph McAdam (Liberal, Pitt Street, elected 1 November 1890)[28] as aldermen by the Council on 9 November 1892.[29]

No. 10 Rodney Street - 2 seats
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Liberal Maxwell Hyslop Maxwell jnr. 808 51%
Liberal Egerton Stewart-Brown 771 49%
Majority 37
Registered electors
Turnout 1,579
Liberal hold Swing
Liberal hold Swing

[30]

No. 11, Abercromby, 18 February 1893

Caused by the death of Councillor Dr. Nicholas Kennick Marsh (Conservative, Abercromby, elected 1 November 1890)[31] on 2 February 1893.[32]

No. 11 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Thomas Menlove JP unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

[33]

See also

References

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post Wednesday 2 November 1892
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