1852 General Election

Southampton

(2 seats)

Whig hold / Brodie McGhie Willcox
Whig hold / Alexander James Edmund Cockburn
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigWillcox, Brodie McGhie1,06229.2%N/A
 WhigCockburn, Alexander James Edmund1,01727.9%N/A
 ConservativeCochrane-Wishart-Baillie, Alexander Dundas Ross79721.9%N/A
 ConservativeVansittart, Augustus Arthur76721.1%N/A
Majority2206%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,82275.3%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Cockburn's appointment as Attorney General for England and Wales
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigCockburn, Alexander James Edmund1,09864.8%N/A
 ConservativeCochrane-Wishart-Baillie, Alexander Dundas Ross59635.2%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Cockburn's appointment as Recorder of Bristol
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigCockburn, Alexander James EdmundUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
By-election held due to Cockburn's resignation after being appointed a Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 WhigWeguelin, Thomas Matthias99450.8%N/A
 ConservativeButler, Edward96249.2%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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