1874 General Election

Boston

(2 seats)

Liberal gain from Conservative / William James Ingram
Conservative hold / John Wingfield Malcolm
Extensive bribery led to 353 of Parry's initial 1,347 votes being struck off, and Malcolm being elected instead, with a majority of 2 votes
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalIngram, William James1,57237.1%N/A
 ConservativeMalcolm, John Wingfield99623.5%N/A
 LiberalParry, Thomas99423.4%N/A
 ConservativeCollins, Thomas67916%N/A
Majority57613.6%N/A
Estimated Turnout2,12180%N/A
SwingN/A
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to Malcolm's resignation to contest a by-election in Argyll
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeGarfit, ThomasUnopposed
MajorityN/AN/AN/A
TurnoutN/AN/AN/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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