Lewisham South (UK Parliament constituency)

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Lewisham South
Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
1950–February 1974
Number of members one
Replaced by Lewisham East and Lewisham West
Created from Lewisham East

Lewisham South was a parliamentary constituency in Lewisham, London which returned one Member of Parliament to the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1950 until it was abolished for the February 1974 general election.

Boundaries[edit]

Lewisham South in the Parliamentary County of London from 1950 to 1974.

The Metropolitan Borough of Lewisham wards of Bellingham, Catford, Downham, and Hither Green.

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1950 Herbert Morrison Labour
1959 Carol Johnson Labour
Feb 1974 constituency abolished

Election results[edit]

Elections in the 1950s[edit]

General Election 1950:[1]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1951:[2]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1955:[3]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1959:

[4] Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

Elections in the 1960s[edit]

General Election 1964:[5]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Labour gain from Conservative Swing
General Election 1966:[6]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour
Conservative
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Labour hold Swing

Elections in the 1970s[edit]

General Election 1970:[7]

Electorate

Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative
Labour
Liberal
Majority
Turnout
Conservative gain from Labour Swing

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  4. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  5. ^ F W S Craig, British Parliamentary Election Results 1950-1973; Political Reference Publications, Glasgow 1973
  6. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig
  7. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1950-1973 by FWS Craig