1859 General Election

Berwick-upon-Tweed

(2 seats)

Conservative gain from Liberal / Charles William Gordon
Conservative gain from Liberal / Ralph Anstruther Earle
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGordon, Charles William36628.1%N/A
 ConservativeEarle, Ralph Anstruther34826.7%N/A
 LiberalMarjoribanks, Dudley Coutts33025.4%N/A
 LiberalStapleton, John25719.8%N/A
Majority181.3%N/A
Estimated Turnout65182.3%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Earle's resignation by accepting the office of Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalMarjoribanks, Dudley Coutts30550.1%N/A
 ConservativeHodgson, Richard30449.9%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
By-election held due to Gordon's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeCargill, William Walter32851.4%N/A
 LiberalMitchell, Alexander31048.6%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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