1859 General Election

Bedford

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Samuel Whitbread
Conservative gain from Liberal / William Stuart
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWhitbread, Samuel45525.9%N/A
 ConservativeStuart, William44925.5%N/A
 LiberalBarnard, Thomas42724.3%N/A
 ConservativePolhill-Turner, Frederick Charles42724.3%N/A
Majority60.4%N/A
Estimated Turnout87994.8%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Whitbread's appointment as a Civil Lord of the Admiralty
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWhitbread, Samuel44153.1%N/A
 ConservativePolhill-Turner, Frederick Charles38946.9%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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