1859 General Election

South Wiltshire

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Sidney Herbert
Conservative gain from Liberal / Henry Frederick Thynne
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalHerbert, SidneyUnopposed
 ConservativeThynne, Henry FrederickUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Herbert's appointment as Secretary of State for War
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalHerbert, SidneyUnopposed
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 Herbert's elevation to the peerage, becoming Lord Herbert of Lea
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeHervey-Bathurst, Frederick Thomas ArthurUnopposed
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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