1859 General Election

Wolverhampton

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / Charles Pelham Villiers
Liberal hold / Richard Bethell
This seat was unopposed
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalVilliers, Charles PelhamUnopposed
 LiberalBethell, RichardUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Bethell's appointment as Attorney General for England and Wales
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBethell, RichardUnopposed
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 Villiers' appointment as President of the Poor Law Board
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalVilliers, Charles PelhamUnopposed
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
By-election held due to Bethell's resignation after being appointed Lord Chancellor
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWeguelin, Thomas Matthias1,36348.7%N/A
 LiberalGriffiths, Samuel77227.6%N/A
 ConservativeHill, Alexander Staveley66523.8%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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