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Portland Year Book 1905


Dorset Parliamentary Elections - Results: 1885 - 1905

South

1885 H P Sturgis (L)  3128

 

Lieut. Col Hambro (C)  3095
  Liberal Majority:- 33

1886

Lieut. Col Hambro (C) 3477
  H P Sturgis (L) 2486
  Conservative Majority- 991

1891

Bye election (on the death of Col. Hambro).  
  Maj. W E Brymer (C) 3278
  E R Pearce-Edgcumbe (L) 3238
  Conservative Majority- 40
1892 Maj. W E Brymer (C)  3657
  E R Pearce-Edgcumbe (L) 3489
  Conservative Majority- 168
1895 Maj. W E Brymer (C) - unopposed  
1900 Col W E Brymer (C) 3884
  Capt A L Renton (L) 3519
  Conservative Majority 365

 

Number of Electors, 1905 - 10,440
  Population 1901 60,937
  Prospective Liberal Candidate: Mr T T L Scarisbrick  

West

1885

H R Farquharson (C) 

3507

  H Cary Batten (L)  3366
  Conservative Majority- 141
1886 H R. Farquharson (C)  3672
  H Cary Batten (L)  2467
  Conservative Majority  1205
1892 H R Farquharson (C) 3691
  C T Gatty (L) 2813
  Conservative Majority:- 878
1895, May 14 (bye election on the death  of Mr Farquharson)  
  Col R Williams (C) 3538
  G Wood-Homer (L) 2325
  Conservative Majority:- 1213
1895 (General Election) Col R Williams (C) unopposed  
  Number of Electors, 1905:   7390
  Population, 1901 :   36,008
  Prospective Liberal Candidate:  Mr Johnstone Haye  

North

1885 Hon E B Portman (L) 4520
  Hon H N Sturt (C) 3031
  Liberal Majority 1489
1886 Hon E B Portman (L) 3571
  Hon Evelyn Ashley (LU) 3336
  Liberal Majority:- 235
1892 J K D Wingfield-Digby (C) 3981
  A A Arnold (L) 3456
  Conservative Majority:- 525
1895  J K D Wingfield-Digby (C) Unopposed  
1900 J K D Wingfield-Digby (C) 3705
  Hon G Gordon (L) 3165
  Conservative Majority:- 540
1905 Jan (Bye election on the death of Mr. Wingfield-Digby)  
  Mr. Arthur B'. Wills (L) 4239
  Sir Randolf Baker (C) 3330
  Liberal Majority:- 909
  Number of Electors, 1905:  8,338
  Population, 1901 :  43,104

East

1885 Hon P C Glyn (L) 4543
  G H Bond (C) 3846
  Libel Majority:- 697
1886 G H Bond (C) 4317
  Hon P C Glyn (L) 3662
  Conservative Majority:- 655
1891 Bye election (on the death of Mr Bond)  
  Hon H N Sturt (C) 4221
  Hon P C Glyn (L) 4074
  Conservative Majority:- 347
1892 Hon H N Sturt (C) - unopposed  
1895 Hon H N Sturt (C) - unopposed  
1900 Hon H N Sturt (C) 4776
  A A Allen (L) 4680
  Conservative Majority  96
1901 Mar 16 Bye Election (Mr Sturt succeeding to the peerage on the death of Lord Alington  
  C Lyell (L) 5929
  C Van Raalte (C) 5109
  Liberal Majority:- 820
  Number of Elector - 1905 -   13,332
  Population - 1901 -   62,887

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