1886 General Election

Lewisham

Conservative hold / William Heneage Legge
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLegge, William Heneage3,83969.5%+11.1%
 LiberalOffor, George1,68830.5%-11.1%
Majority2,15139%+22.2%
Turnout5,52759.6%-18.7%
Swing+11.1%
This seat was unopposed
By-election held due to the MP's appointment as Vice-Chamberlain of HM Household
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativeLegge, William HeneageUnopposed
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 the MP's elevation to the peerage, becoming Earl of Dartmouth
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 ConservativePenn, John4,58561.3%-8.2%
 LiberalWarmington, George Septimus2,89238.7%+8.2%
Majority1,69322.6%-16.4%
Turnout7,47764.2%4.6%
Swing-8.2%
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election, not the earlier by-election
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