Elections

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Parliamentary: 1832-1895

Reproduced with permission from the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder, 1990

Please note that this text is an extract from a reference work written in 1990.  As a result, some of the content may not reflect recent research, changes and events.

Brighton results 1832-1895

The Brighton results:

11-12 December 1832: Isaac Wigney (Lib.)George Faithfull (Lib.)

8-9 January 1835: Capt. George Pechell (Lib.)Isaac Wigney (Lib.)

25 August 1837:             Capt. George Pechell (Lib.)Sir Adolphus Dalrymple (Con.)

1 July 1841:                      Capt. George Pechell (Lib.)Isaac Wigney (Lib.)

(By-election on resignation of Wigney)
5 May 1842:                     Lord Alfred Hervey (Lib.-Con.)

30 July 1847:                  Sir George Pechell (Lib.) Lord Alfred Hervey (Lib.-Con.)

8 July 1852:                     Sir George Pechell (Lib.) Lord Alfred Hervey (Lib.-Con.)

(By-election on appointment of Lord Hervey as Lord of Treasury)
4 January 1853: Lord Alfred Hervey (Lib.-Con.) returned unopposed

28 March 1857:              Sir George Pechell (Lib.) William Coningham (Lib.)

30 April 1859:                 Sir George Pechell (Lib.) William Coningham (Lib.)

(By-election on death of Pechell)
16 July 1860:                   James White (Lib.)

(By-election on resignation of Coningham)
16 February 1864: Henry Moore (Lib.-Con.)

13 July 1865:                   James White (Lib.) Henry Fawcett (Lib.)

18 November 1868: Henry Fawcett (Lib.) James White (Lib.)

5 February 1874: James Ashbury (Lib.-Con.) Major-General Charles Shute (Con.)

3 April 1880:                   John Hollond (Lib.) William Marriott (Lib.)

(By-election on resignation of Marriott)
1 March 1884:                 William Marriott (Con.)

(By-election on appointment of Marriott as Judge Advocate-General)
10 July 1885:                  William Marriott (Con.) returned unopposed

25 November 1885: Rt Hon. William Marriott (Con.) David Smith (Con.)

3 July 1886:                     David Smith (Con.) Rt Hon. William Marriott (Con.)

(By-election on appointment of Marriott as Judge Advocate-General)
11 August 1886:             Rt Hon. William Marriott (Con.) returned unopposed

(By-election on death of Smith)
29 November 1886: William Robertson (Con.) returned unopposed

(By-election on death of Robertson)
25 October 1889: Gerald Loder (Con.)

6 July 1892:                     Gerald Loder (Con.) Sir William Marriott (Con.)

(By-election on resignation of Marriott)
14 December 1893: Bruce Wentworth (Con.) returned unopposed

16 July 1895:                   Gerald Loder (Con.) Bruce Wentworth (Con.)

Any numerical cross-references in the text above refer to resources in the Sources and Bibliography section of the Encyclopaedia of Brighton by Tim Carder.

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