East Retford by-election, 1876

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The East Retford by-election of 1876 was fought on 24 February 1876. The byelection was fought due to the death of the incumbent Conservative MP, George Monckton-Arundell. It was won by the Conservative candidate William Beckett-Denison.[1]

East Retford by-election, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative William Beckett-Denison 3,538
Liberal H F Bristowe 3,351
Majority 187
Conservative hold Swing


  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ "East Retford Election". Leamington Spa Courier. 26 February 1876 – via British Newspaper Archive. (Subscription required (help)).