1880 General Election

Peterborough

(2 seats)

Independent Liberal gain from Liberal / William John Wentworth-FitzWilliam
Liberal hold / George Hampden Whalley
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 Independent LiberalWentworth-FitzWilliam, William John1,61534.4%N/A
 LiberalWhalley, George Hampden1,25726.7%N/A
 ConservativeTennant, Robert98721%N/A
 LiberalHankey, Thomson84117.9%N/A
Majority3587.7%N/A
Estimated Turnout2,35069.3%N/A
SwingN/A
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the 29 Oct 1878 by-election
By-election held due to Whalley's resignation
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalBuxton, Sydney Charles1,43856.5%N/A
 ConservativeFerguson, John Adam1,10643.5%N/A
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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