Elections to Liverpool Town Council were held on Monday 2 November 1857. One third of the council seats were up for election, the term of office of each councillor being three years.

Nine of the sixteen wards were uncontested.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative ?? ?? ?? ??
Liberal ?? ?? ?? ??

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1857
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative
  Liberal

Because of the large number of uncontested seats, these statistics should be taken in that context.

Ward results

* - Retiring Councillor seeking re-election

Abercromby

No. 11 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Hutchinson 361 52%
Liberal Dr. Joseph Anderson 335 48%
Majority 26
Registered electors
Turnout 696
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Castle Street

No. 6 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Ryley unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Everton

No. 1 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Daniel Crosthwaite * 564 57%
Liberal George Melly 417 43%
Majority 147
Registered electors
Turnout 981
Conservative hold Swing

Exchange

No. 5 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Thomas Littledale * unopposed
Registered electors
Swing

Great George

No. 9 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Thomas Wagstaff * unopposed
Registered electors
Swing

Lime Street

No. 12 Lime Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
James Johnson * unopposed
Registered electors
Swing

North Toxteth

No. 16 North Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Vernon 405 64%
Liberal Thomas Avison 231 36%
Majority 174
Registered electors
Turnout 636
Conservative hold Swing

Pitt Street

No. 8 Pitt Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Samuel Robert Graves unopposed
Registered electors
Swing

Rodney Street

No. 10 Rodney Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Charles Mozley * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Anne Street

No. 13 St. Anne Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Joseph Kitchen * 209 54%
Conservative James Clegg 177 46%
Majority 32
Registered electors
Turnout 386
Liberal hold Swing

St. Paul's

No. 4 St. Paul's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Barton 201 51%
Liberal John Rowland McGuffie * 195 49%
Majority 6
Registered electors
Turnout 396
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

St. Peter's

No. 7 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Charles Tricks Bowring 322 52%
Conservative Harmood Banner * 301 48%
Majority 21
Registered electors
Turnout 623
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Scotland

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
James Crellin 362 50.3%
William Liversidge 357 49.7%
Majority 5
Registered electors
Turnout 719
gain from Swing

South Toxteth

No. 15 South Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Stewart * 164 92%
Liberal Mr. Alpass 14 8%
Majority 150
Registered electors
Turnout 178
Conservative hold Swing

Vauxhall

No. 3 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Christopher James Corbally 121 64%
Conservative Mr. Savage 69 36%
Majority 52
Registered electors
Turnout 190
Liberal hold Swing

West Derby

No. 14 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Mitchell Beckwith * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

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By-elections

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See also

Liverpool City Council

Liverpool Town Council elections 1835 - 1879

Liverpool City Council elections 1880–present

Mayors and Lord Mayors of Liverpool 1207 to present

History of local government in England

References

  1. ^ "Liverpool Town Council - Council Minute Book 1857 pg 327 (scan)". Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  2. ^ "Liverpool Daily Post 3 November 1857 (1) (scan)". Retrieved 20 December 2016.
  3. ^ "Liverpool Daily Post 3 November 1857 (2) (scan)". Retrieved 20 December 2016.