1852 General Election

Cambridge

(2 seats)

Conservative gain from Whig / Kenneth Macaulay
Conservative gain from Whig / John Harvey Astell
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeMacaulay, Kenneth82127.1%N/A
 ConservativeAstell, John Harvey80326.5%N/A
 WhigAdair, Robert Alexander Shafto73724.3%N/A
 RadicalsMowatt, Francis67322.2%N/A
Majority662.2%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,51776.5%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to both Macaulay's and Astell's election being declared void due to bribery and treating
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 RadicalsAdair, Robert Alexander Shafto75826.2%N/A
 RadicalsMowatt, Francis73325.3%N/A
 ConservativeFinch-Hatton, George William70824.5%N/A
 ConservativeSlade, Frederic William69624%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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