Haddington Burghs by-election, 1879

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The Haddington Burghs by-election of 1879 was fought on 25 February 1879. The byelection was fought due to the succession to a peerage of the incumbent Liberal MP, William Hay, 10th Marquess of Tweeddale. It was won by the Liberal candidate Sir David Wedderburn.[1]


  1. ^ "House of Commons". www.leighrayment.com.