1874 General Election

Grimsby

Conservative gain from Liberal-Conservative / John Chapman
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeChapman, John1,53452.4%N/A
 LiberalHeneage, Edward1,39347.6%+1.3%
Majority1414.8%N/A
Turnout2,92757.5%-8.9%
Swing+25.55%
By-election held due to Chapman's death
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWatkin, Alfred Mellor1,69954.6%+7%
 ConservativeSeddon, Peter Kerslake1,31542.3%-10.1%
 LiberalSayle, Philip973.1%-44.5%
Majority38412.3%N/A
Turnout3,11159.4%1.9%
Swing+8.55%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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