1859 General Election

Devizes

(2 seats)

Conservative hold / John Neilson Gladstone
Conservative gain from Peelite / Christopher Darby Griffith
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGladstone, John Neilson17135.2%N/A
 ConservativeGriffith, Christopher Darby16734.4%N/A
 LiberalTaylor, Simon Watson14830.5%N/A
Majority193.9%N/A
Estimated Turnout24377.4%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Gladstone's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeAddington, William Wells17064.4%N/A
 LiberalProbyn, John Webb8833.3%N/A
 LiberalAbrahams, Israel62.3%N/A
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Addington's succession to the peerage, becoming 3rd Viscount Sidmouth
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBateson, ThomasUnopposed
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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