Preston Municipal Borough Council election, 1945

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Elections to Preston Municipal Borough council were held in November 1945.

Results[edit]

Ashton (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Independent J Taylor 2,432 37.3
Conservative S Morris 2,110 32.3
Independent Paul Malliband 278 18.7 N/A
Labour E Higginson 1,986 30.4
Labour C Sedgewick 1,764
Avenham (3 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative W Sharples 1,667 56.1
Conservative R Heaps 1,513
Conservative J Gray 1,505
Labour F Hoskins 1,303 43.9
Labour B Wilson 1,262
Labour H Eccleston 1,117
Christ Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour M Wignall 1,411 55.8
Conservative N Warburton 1,118
Deepdale (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour R Quigley 3,681 59.1
Labour R Gillies 3,666
Conservative W Palmour 2,549 40.9
Conservative J Blackburn 2,511
Fishwick (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour E Hewitt 2,315 60.3
Labour R Smith 2,216
Independent N Howard 1,526 39.7
Independent R Duckworth 1,441
Maudland (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J O'Hagan 2,900 61.9
Labour B Ryder 2,892
Conservative R Rainford 1,786 38.1
Conservative J Green 1,747
Moorbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour F Phipps 2,000 57.5
Labour C Tragen 1,950
Independent R Heppell 1,480 42.5
Independent L Titterington 1,434
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour G Gardner 2,879 61.5
Conservative R Gray 1,805
Ribbleton (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour T Singleton 2,982 59.8
Labour A Wilson 2,843
Conservative H Attwater 2,006 40.2
Conservative W Thew 1,888
St Johns (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour W Beckett 2,488 62.6
Labour J Henry 2,305
Conservative Ms. Starkie 1,488 37.4
Conservative J Titterington 1,408
St Peters (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour J Platt 2,314 65.9
Labour H Tilley 2,257
Independent F Barwick 1,196 34.1
Independent A Rodwell 1,143
Trinity (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour I Ellison 1,524 62.7
Labour J Norris 1,513
Conservative E Fisher 907 37.3
Conservative S Carvin 903