1859 General Election

Beverley

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Ralph Walters
Conservative gain from Independent Conservative / Henry Edwards
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWalters, Ralph60537%N/A
 ConservativeEdwards, Henry53932.9%N/A
 ConservativeWalker, James Robert43926.8%N/A
 IndependentGlover, Edward Auchmuty543.3%N/A
Majority664.1%N/A
Estimated Turnout81967.6%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 11 Aug 1857 by-election
By-election held due to Walters' election being declared void on petition
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeWalker, James Robert59955.9%N/A
 LiberalGridley, Henry Gillett47344.1%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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