Bow and Bromley (London County Council constituency)

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Bow and Bromley
Former Constituency
for the London County Council
Former constituency
Created1919
Abolished1949
Member(s)2
Replaced byPoplar

Bow and Bromley 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 Edward Cruse Labour Charlie Sumner Labour
1926 Thomas John Blacketer Labour
1934 Ethel Mary Lambert Labour
1938 Thomas John Goodway Labour
1945 Edward Heslop Smith Labour
1946 Lilian Maud Sadler Labour

Election results[edit]

1919 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charlie Sumner 3,461
Labour Edward Cruse 3,169
Independent W. H. Hunt 1,224 21.6
Municipal Reform Herbert Williams 1,193
Municipal Reform Malcolm Campbell-Johnston 1,061
Majority
Labour gain from Municipal Reform Swing
Labour gain from Municipal Reform Swing
1922 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charlie Sumner 8,121 31.9
Labour Edward Cruse 8,043 31.6
Municipal Reform Florence Barrie Lambert 4,721 18.5
Municipal Reform A. Barnard 4,599 18.0
Majority 3,322 13.1
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
1925 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Charlie Sumner 8,797
Labour Edward Cruse 8,645
Municipal Reform H. A. Hill 4,685
Municipal Reform A. E. Phelps 4,397
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bow and Bromley by-election, 1926[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas John Blacketer Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
1928 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edward Cruse 8,519
Labour Thomas John Blacketer 8,260
Municipal Reform H. A. Hill 3,390
Municipal Reform E. Mudge 3,222
Independent B. Hanson 472
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
1931 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edward Cruse 6,367
Labour Thomas John Blacketer 6,333
Municipal Reform E. Gorst 2,045
Municipal Reform F. S. C. Head 2,012
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
1934 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edward Cruse 9,266
Labour Ethel Mary Lambert 9,019
Municipal Reform G. G. Baker 1,656
Municipal Reform Sophia Jevons 1,644
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
1937 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Edward Cruse 8,669
Labour Ethel Mary Lambert 8,480
Municipal Reform W. Henderson 2,459
Municipal Reform T. M. Hardy 2,243
Majority
Labour hold Swing
Labour hold Swing
Bow and Bromley by-election, 1938
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Thomas John Goodway Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour hold Swing N/A
1946 London County Council election: Bow and Bromley[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Lilian Sadler Unopposed N/A N/A
Labour Edward Heslop Smith Unopposed N/A N/A
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. ^ "News in brief". The Times. 5 January 1926.
  4. ^ "LCC Election: Full results of polling". The Times. 10 March 1928.
  5. ^ "LCC Election: Seven seats lost by Labour". The Times. 7 March 1931.
  6. ^ "LCC Election: Full results of the poll". The Times. 10 March 1934.
  7. ^ "New LCC: Labour's increased majority". The Times. 6 March 1937.
  8. ^ "The New LCC: Labour gains in a low poll". The Times. 9 March 1946.