1857 General Election

Wigan

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / Francis Sharp Powell
Whig hold / Henry Woods
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativePowell, Francis Sharp49239.4%N/A
 WhigWoods, Henry44735.8%N/A
 ConservativeLindsay, James Alexander30924.8%N/A
Majority453.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout62478.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 3 Oct 1854 by-election
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