Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on Wednesday 1 November 1882. One third of the council seats were up for election, the term of office of each councillor being three years.

Ten of the sixteen seats were uncontested.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative ?? ?? ?? ??
Liberal ?? ?? ?? ??
Irish Home Rule 5 0 0 5

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1882
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 6 0 0 0 37.5% 43% 4,926
  Liberal 8 0 0 0 50% 48% 5,540
  Home Rule 2 0 0 0 12.5%
  Ratepayers' Association 0 0 0 0 0% 5.8% 663
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0% 2.7% 304
  Labour League 0 0 0 0 0% 0.24% 28

Ward results

* - Retiring Councillor seeking re-election

Abercromby

No. 11 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dr. Nicholas Kenrick Marsh * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Castle Street

No. 6 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Samuel Smith * 788 52%
Conservative Edmund Taylor 730 48%
Majority 58
Registered electors
Turnout 1,518
Liberal hold Swing

Everton

No. 1 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Galloway unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Exchange

No. 5 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Stephen Barker Guion * 842 73%
Labour Patrick Murphy 304 27%
Majority 538
Registered electors
Turnout 1,146
Liberal hold Swing

Great George

No. 9 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Benjamin Lewis * 563 61%
Conservative Thomas McCracken 356 39%
Majority 207
Registered electors
Turnout 919
Liberal hold Swing

Lime Street

No. 12 Lime Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Sir James Allanson Picton * 690 78%
Ratepayers' Association Archibald Beatty 195 22%
Majority 495
Registered electors
Turnout 885
Liberal hold Swing

North Toxteth

No. 16 North Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Hughes * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Pitt Street

No. 8 Pitt Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Jeremiah Miles * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Rodney Street

No. 10 Rodney Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Philip Henry Rathbone * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Anne Street

No. 13 St. Anne Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joseph Woodcock 815 48%
Ratepayers' Association Patrick Byrne 468 27%
Liberal Henry Vaughan 391 23%
Labour League John O'Brien 28 1.6%
Majority 424
Registered electors
Turnout 1,702
Conservative hold Swing

St. Paul's

No. 4 St. Paul's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Davies * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Peter's

No. 7 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Stevenson unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Scotland

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Home Rule Dr. Alexander Murray Bligh * unopposed
Registered electors
Home Rule hold Swing

South Toxteth

No. 15 South Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Radcliffe * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Vauxhall

No. 3 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Home Rule Andrew Commins MP * unopposed
Registered electors
Home Rule hold Swing

West Derby

No. 14 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Samuel Leigh Gregson 3,025 57%
Liberal William Simpson 2,266 43%
Majority 759
Registered electors
Turnout 5,291
Conservative hold Swing

[1] [2] [3] [4]

By-elections

No.2, Scotland, 7 August 1883

Caused by the death of Councillor Patrick de Lacy Garton (Irish Home Rule, Scotland, elected 1 November 1880 – 1881) [5] [6]

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Home Rule Patrick Byrne 1,690 58%
Joseph Thomas 1,153 39%
John O'Brien 78 2.7%
Majority 537
Registered electors
Turnout 2,921
Home Rule hold Swing

[7] [8]

Aldermanic By Election, 18 September 1883

Alderman John Weightman died on 5 August 1883. [9] Former Councillor Robert Vining (Conservative, Everton, elected 1 November 1876) [10] was elected as an alderman by the Council (Councillors and Aldermen) on 18 September 1883. [11]

See also

References

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post Thursday 2 November 1882
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 front page". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 page 1". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  4. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 page 2". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  5. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1880-1881 page 2". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  6. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 page 237". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  7. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 page 251". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  8. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1876-1877 page 251". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  9. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 page 252". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  10. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1876-1877 page 2". Retrieved 20 March 2017.
  11. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1882-1883 page 268". Retrieved 20 March 2017.