1857 General Election

Bury St Edmunds

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Frederick William Hervey
Whig gain from Conservative / Joseph Alfred Hardcastle
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHervey, Frederick William34437%N/A
 WhigHardcastle, Joseph Alfred32034.4%N/A
 ConservativeOakes, James Henry Porteous26628.6%N/A
Majority242.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout46566.2%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 4 Dec 1852 by-election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Hervey's succession to the peerage, becoming 2nd Marquess of Bristol
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 PeeliteHervey, AlfredUnopposed
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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