Newport (Shropshire) (UK Parliament constituency)

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Newport (Shropshire)
Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
18851918
Number of members one
Created from North Shropshire

Newport (Shropshire) is a former United Kingdom Parliamentary constituency for the town of Newport, Shropshire. It was a constituency of the House of Commons of the Parliament of the United Kingdom from 1885 to 1918. It elected one Member of Parliament.

Boundaries[edit]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Election Member Party
1885 Robert Bickersteth Liberal
1886 Liberal Unionist
1886 William Kenyon-Slaney Conservative
1908 b-e Beville Stanier Conservative
1918 constituency abolished

Elections[edit]

Elections in the 1880s[edit]

General Election 1885: Newport (Shropshire) [1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Robert Bickersteth 4,694 52.0 n/a
Conservative Viscount Newport 4,333 48.0 n/a
Majority 361 4.0 n/a
Turnout n/a
Liberal win (new seat)
General Election 1886: Newport (Shropshire) [2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Slaney Kenyon-Slaney 4,460 60.7 +12.7
Liberal Clement Higgins 2,884 39.3 -12.7
Majority 1,576 21.4 25.4
Turnout 69.0
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing +12.7

Elections in the 1890s[edit]

General Election 1892: Newport (Shropshire) [3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Slaney Kenyon-Slaney 4,815 57.7
Liberal W H Lander 3,530 42.3
Majority 1,285 15.4
Turnout 73.6
Conservative hold Swing
General Election 1895: Newport (Shropshire) [4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Slaney Kenyon-Slaney unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

Elections in the 1900s[edit]

General Election 1900: Newport (Shropshire) [5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Slaney Kenyon-Slaney unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a
Kenyon-Slaney
General Election 1906: Newport (Shropshire) [6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Rt Hon. William Slaney Kenyon-Slaney 4,853 50.9 n/a
Liberal Francis Neilson 4,677 49.1 n/a
Majority 176 1.8 n/a
Turnout 88.4 n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a
Francis Neilson
Newport by-election, 1908 [7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beville Stanier 5,328 54.9 +4.0
Liberal Francis Neilson 4,377 45.1 -4.0
Majority 951 9.8 +8.0
Turnout 89.9
Conservative hold Swing +4.0

Elections in the 1910s[edit]

General Election January 1910: Newport (Shropshire) [8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beville Stanier 5,570 56.3
Liberal William Edward Moulsdale 4,324 43.7
Majority 1,246 12.6
Turnout 90.9
Conservative hold Swing
General Election December 1910: Newport (Shropshire) [9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Beville Stanier unopposed n/a n/a
Conservative hold Swing n/a

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  2. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  3. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  4. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  5. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  6. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  7. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  8. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)
  9. ^ British parliamentary election results, 1885-1918 (Craig)