1949 Manchester Borough Council election

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Elections to Manchester Borough Council were held in 1949. One third of the council was up for election, the council stayed under Labour Party control.

After the election, the composition of the council was

Candidates and Ward Results[edit]

Below is a list of the 36 individual wards with the candidates standing in those wards and the number of votes the candidates acquired.

Crumpsall Ward[edit]

Electorate 19,663 Turnout 51.2% Voters 10,092
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative N McDowell 4,682 46.39% gain
Labour J Jennings 3,801 37.66% loss
Liberal P Merryweather 1,609 15.94%
Majority 881 8.73
Conservative hold Swing