Gainsborough by-election, 1956
The Gainsborough by-election was held on 14 February 1956. It was held due to the elevation of the incumbent Conservative MP, Harry Crookshank to a hereditary peerage. It was won by the Conservative candidate Marcus Kimball. After the by-election Kimball was Baby of the House.
|Conservative||Marcus Richard Kimball||12,836||40.8||-15.0|
|Labour||Henry David Leonard George Walston||11,830||37.6||-6.6|
|Liberal||Henry I Spence||6,806||21.6||+21.6|
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