1947 Preston Municipal Borough Council election

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Elections to Preston Municipal Borough council were held in late 1947.

Results[edit]

Ashton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative W Hearn 2,698 90.3
Communist D Archer 290 9.7
Avenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative R Heaps Unopposed
Christ Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M Wignall 1,452 50.3
Conservative E Kent 1,433 49.7
Deepdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative H Beaumont 4,129 55.0
Labour R Gillies 3,299 43.9
Communist G Woods 82 1.1
Fishwick (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour H Catterall 2,275 50.7
Labour R Smith 2,252
Independent N Howard 2,215 49.3
Independent R Duckworth 2,131
Maudland
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour B Ryder 2,529 52.7
Conservative H Sharples 2,269 47.3
Moorbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative H Gardner 2,053 52.0
Labour C Tragen 1,892 48.0
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative A Wiles 2,614 51.3
Labour G Gardner 2,483 48.7
Ribbleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F Hoskin 3,171 52.6
Conservative J Howson 2,860 47.4
St Johns
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative W Slinger 2,432 54.5
Labour J Henery 2,033 45.5
St Peters
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour L Short 2,021 51.7
Independent W Wilson 1,889 48.3
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative T Ainsworth 1,500 52.7
Labour I Ellison 1,346 47.3