1852 General Election

Beverley

(2 seats)

Radicals gain from Conservative / Francis Charles Lawley
Radicals gain from Whig / William Wells
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 RadicalsLawley, Francis Charles61136.1%N/A
 RadicalsWells, William58434.5%N/A
 Independent ConservativeGlover, Edward Auchmuty49729.4%N/A
Majority875.1%N/A
Estimated Turnout84660.2%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Lawley's resignation, by accepting the office of Steward of the Manor of Northstead, after having been found to have used his position as secretary to the Chancellor of the Exchequer for insider trading
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 PeeliteHamilton-Gordon, Arthur Charles49372%N/A
 Independent LiberalHastings, George Woodyatt19228%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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