1859 General Election

Newcastle upon Tyne

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Thomas Emerson Headlam
Liberal hold / George Ridley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalHeadlam, Thomas Emerson2,68846.1%N/A
 LiberalRidley, George2,67946%N/A
 LiberalTaylor, Peter Alfred4627.9%N/A
Majority2,21738.1%N/A
Estimated Turnout2,91548.5%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Headlam's appointment as Judge-Advocate of the Armed Forces
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalHeadlam, Thomas Emerson2,15366.5%N/A
 ConservativeCuthbert, William1,08633.5%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 Ridley's resignation after being appointed a Copyhold, Inclosure and Tithe Commissioner
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBeaumont, Somerset Archibald2,34661%N/A
 Independent LiberalCarstairs, Peter1,50039%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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