Bermondsey West (London County Council constituency)

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Bermondsey West
Former Constituency
for the London County Council
Former constituency
Created1919
Abolished1949
Member(s)2
Replaced byBermondsey
Created fromBermondsey
Rotherhithe

Bermondsey West was a constituency used for elections to the London County Council between 1919 and 1949. The seat shared boundaries with the UK Parliament constituency of the same name.

Councillors[edit]

Year Name Party Name Party
1919 Harold Glanville Progressive Montague Shearman Progressive
1922 Frederick Charles Langton Labour Eveline Lowe Labour
1925 Benjamin Embleton Labour
1928 Ada Salter Labour
1941 Leslie Davison Labour
1944 Edward Snowdon Labour
1946 Reg Goodwin Labour

Election results[edit]

London County Council election, 1919: Bermondsey West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Progressive Harold Glanville 2,214 28.5
Progressive Montague Shearman 1,619 20.9
Labour Alfred Salter 1,464 18.9
Independent William Shearring 1,420 18.3
Labour Charles Gibson 1,046 13.5
Majority 155 2.0
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing
London County Council election, 1922: Bermondsey West[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eveline Lowe 4,113
Labour Frederick Charles Langton 4,091
Progressive Harold Glanville 3,277
Progressive Samuel Lithgow 2,671
Independent Jessie Scriven 2,339
Majority
Labour gain from Progressive Swing
Labour gain from Progressive Swing
London County Council election, 1925: Bermondsey West[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Eveline Lowe 5,222
Labour Benjamin Embleton 5,060
Progressive William Sherring 2,131
Progressive A. J. Jeffrey 2,045
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
London County Council election, 1928: Bermondsey West[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ada Salter 6,523
Labour Eveline Lowe 6,415
Municipal Reform W. F. Baker 1,683
Municipal Reform Sophia Jevons 1,671
Progressive A. J. Cook 1,625
Progressive W. Freeman 1,591
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
London County Council election, 1931: Bermondsey West[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ada Salter 4,735
Labour Eveline Lowe 4,672
Municipal Reform W. A. Phillips 2,216
Municipal Reform Sophia Jevons 2,200
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
London County Council election, 1934: Bermondsey West[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ada Salter 7,324
Labour Eveline Lowe 7,217
Municipal Reform William Edward Agg-Large 1,967
Municipal Reform G. Whitehead 1,933
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
London County Council election, 1937: Bermondsey West[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Ada Salter 7,735
Labour Eveline Lowe 7,493
Municipal Reform Derek Hall-Caine 2,599
Municipal Reform A. H. Gorman 2,570
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
London County Council election, 1946: Bermondsey West[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Reg Goodwin 2,503
Labour Edward Snowdon 2,486
Liberal National W. B. Pemberton 673
Liberal National A. J. Jeffreys 655
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b London Municipal Notes - Volumes 18-23, London Municipal Society
  2. ^ "LCC Elections: Municipal Reform Leading". The Times. 6 March 1925.
  3. ^ "LCC Election: Full results of polling". The Times. 10 March 1928.
  4. ^ "LCC Election: Seven seats lost by Labour". The Times. 7 March 1931.
  5. ^ "LCC Election: Full results of the poll". The Times. 10 March 1934.
  6. ^ "New LCC: Labour's increased majority". The Times. 6 March 1937.
  7. ^ "The New LCC: Labour gains in a low poll". The Times. 9 March 1946.