1859 General Election

Plymouth

(2 seats)

Conservative gain from Liberal / William Henry Edgcumbe
Liberal hold / Robert Porrett Collier
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeEdgcumbe, William Henry1,15336%N/A
 LiberalCollier, Robert Porrett1,08633.9%N/A
 LiberalWhite, James96430.1%N/A
Majority672.1%N/A
Estimated Turnout1,60259.2%N/A
SwingN/A
By-election held due to Edgcumbe's succession to the peerage, becoming 4th Earl of Mount Edgcumbe
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalMorrison, Walter1,17954.5%N/A
 ConservativeAddington, William Wells98445.5%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 Collier's appointment as Solicitor General for England and Wales
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalCollier, Robert PorrettUnopposed
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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