Elections to the Liverpool School Board were held on 19 November 1873.

There were thirty-two candidates for the fifteen Board positions.

After the election, the composition of the school board was:

Allegiance Members Percentage Votes Percentage
Catholic 5 33% 138,763 40%
Protestant 5 33% 88,939 25%
Liberal Protestant 2 13% 48,434 14%
none 1 6.5% 20,133 6.5%
Weslyan 1
Church of England 1
Total 15 349,191

Elected

Allegiance Name Votes Occupation Address
Catholic Edward Browne 29,392 Corn merchant 7 Olive Mount Villas, Olive Mount
Catholic John Yates 27,780 Attorney-at-law Haslington House, Oak-hill Park, West Derby
Catholic James Whitty 27,703 155 Upper Parliament Street
Catholic James Fairhurst 27,550 Gentleman 97 Shaw Street, Everton
Catholic Joseph Walton 26,338 Barrister-at-law 116 Canning Street
Protestant Henry Carpenter 23,177 Clerk in holy orders 15 Huntly Road
William Oulton 20,133 shipowner and railway sack contractor 68 Sefton Terrace, Princes Road
Protestant William Cross 17,138 Physician 29 Islington
Protestant Rev. Richard Hughes 16,900 Clerk in holy orders 28 Marmaduke Street
Protestant James Hakes 16,729 surgeon 30 Hope Street
Protestant Thomas Henry Satchell 14,985 Hatter Heathfield, Village Road, Oxton
Liberal Protestant Samuel G. Rathbone JP 12,328 merchant Yew Tree House, Allerton
Weslyan John Bamford Burrows LRCP 10,384 Doctor of Medicine Ivy House, Aigburth Road
Liberal Protestant Samuel Booth 9,825 Accountant 20 Caledonia Street
Church of England Abraham Hume 9,740 Clerk in holy orders 6 Rupert Lane, Everton

Not Elected

Liberal Protestant Robert Trimble J.P. 9,397
Liberal Protestant William Dawbarn 8,850
Liberal Protestant Thomas Pritchard 8,034
Edward Jones 7,395 35 Newstead Road
Church of England Gustav Henry Busch 6,983
William Shortis 2,807
Robert Thomas Lodge 2,647
Lewis Williams 2,346
Owen Williams 2,148
William Shaw Simpson 2,096
William Nash 1,389
Joseph Shepherd 1,385 29 Everton Crescent
David Harbridge Ellis 974
John Neale Lomax 899
George Carr 758
Christopher Wardall 740
Charles James Fox 241

[1]

References

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post 20 November 1873