1852 General Election

Berwick-upon-Tweed

(2 seats)

Whig hold / Matthew Forster
Radicals gain from Conservative / John Stapleton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigForster, Matthew51239.1%N/A
 RadicalsStapleton, John33525.6%N/A
 ConservativeCampbell-Renton, John25119.2%N/A
 ConservativeHodgson, Richard21016.1%N/A
Majority17713.5%N/A
Estimated Turnout65481.2%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to both Forster's and Stapleton's elections being declared void on petition due to bribery
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigMarjoribanks, Dudley Coutts47339.1%N/A
 WhigForster, John38531.8%N/A
 ConservativeCampbell-Renton, John19616.2%N/A
 ConservativeHodgson, Richard15713%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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