1868 General Election

Southwark

(2 seats)

Liberal hold / John Locke
Liberal hold / Austen Henry Layard
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalLocke, John6,02741.8%N/A
 LiberalLayard, Austen Henry5,90840.9%N/A
 ConservativeCotton, William James Richmond2,49517.3%N/A
Majority3,41323.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout7,21540.8%N/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Layard's appointment as First Commissioner of Works and Public Buildings
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalLayard, Austen HenryUnopposed
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 Layard's resignation after being appointed ambassador to Spain
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeBeresford, Francis Marcus4,68638.9%N/A
 Liberal-LabourOdger, George4,38236.4%N/A
 LiberalWaterlow, Sydney Hedley2,96624.6%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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