1895 General Election

Barnsley

Liberal hold / William George Spencer Scott Compton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalCompton, William George Spencer Scott6,82059.4%-6.4%
 ConservativeGreville, Ronald Henry Fulke4,65340.6%+6.4%
Majority2,16718.8%-12.8%
Turnout11,47380.9%5.9%
Swing-6.4%
By-election held due to the MP's elevation to the peerage, becoming Marquess of Northampton
Party Candidate Votes Percent Change
 LiberalWalton, Joseph6,74459.7%+0.3%
 ConservativeBlyth, James3,45430.6%-10%
 Independent Labour PartyCurran, Patrick Francis1,0919.7%N/A
Majority3,29029.1%+10.3%
Turnout11,28976.3%-4.7%
Swing
Note: These results are in comparison to the previous General Election
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