Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on Monday 2 November 1891. One third of the council seats were up for election, the term of office of each councillor being three years.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative ?? -2 16 ??
Liberal ?? +2 0 ??
Irish Nationalists 6 0 0 6
Independent 1 0 0 1

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1891
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 1 3 -2 44% 50% 23,384
  Liberal 7 3 1 +2 44% 23% 10,936
  Irish Nationalist 2 0 0 0 13% 6% 3,009
  Labour 0 0% 19% 8,638
  Ind. Conservative 0 0 0 0 0% 1.5% 694
  Parnellist 0 0 0 0 0% 0.028% 13

Ward results

* - Retiring Councillor seeking re-election

Abercromby

No. 11 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dr. Nicholas Kenrick Marsh * 820 53%
Liberal Charles Henry Beloe 724 47%
Majority 96
Registered electors
Turnout 1,544
Conservative hold Swing

Castle Street

No. 6 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Bartlett * 733 52%
Liberal Samuel Hough 677 48%
Majority 56
Registered electors
Turnout 1,410
Conservative hold Swing

Everton

No. 1 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Houlding * 7,100 57%
Labour William Nicholson 5,388 43%
Majority 1,712
Registered electors
Turnout 12,488
Conservative hold Swing

Exchange

No. 5 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Alphonse Doughan 821 51%
Conservative Ralph Watts Leyland * 804 49%
Majority 17
Registered electors
Turnout 1,625
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Great George

No. 9 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Ruddin * 452 59%
Conservative William Roberts 308 41%
Majority 144
Registered electors
Turnout 760
Liberal hold Swing

Lime Street

No. 12 Lime Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Petrie 609 54%
Liberal John Henderson 529 46%
Majority 80
Registered electors
Turnout 1,138
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

North Toxteth

No. 16 North Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William James Burgess 3,375 54%
Liberal John Lamport Eills 2,819 46%
Majority 556
Registered electors
Turnout 6,194
Conservative hold Swing

Pitt Street

No. 8 Pitt Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Scott 325 59%
Conservative William King 229 41%
Majority 96
Registered electors
Turnout 554
Liberal hold Swing

Rodney Street

No. 10 Rodney Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal William Henry Picton 806 54%
Ind. Conservative George Henry Ball 694 46%
Majority 112
Registered electors
Turnout 1,500
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

St. Anne Street

No. 13 St. Anne Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Samuel McMillin * 833 52%
Conservative William Clarkson 751 47%
Parnellite Nationalist Thomas O'Brien 13 0.81%
Majority 82
Registered electors
Turnout 1,597
Liberal hold Swing

St. Paul's

No. 4 St. Paul's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Richard Robert Meade-King 502 51%
Conservative Charles Stewart. Dean 475 49%
Majority 27
Registered electors
Turnout 977
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

St. Peter's

No. 7 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal George Grierson 521 51%
Conservative Arthur Hill Holme 499 49%
Majority 22
Registered electors
Turnout 1,020
Liberal hold Swing

Scotland

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Dr. Alexander Murray Bligh * 2,623 66%
Conservative Dr. John Utting 1,330 34%
Majority 1,293
Registered electors 6.775
Turnout 3,953 58%
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

South Toxteth

No. 15 South Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James De Bels Adam 2,256 54%
Liberal Joseph Paul Brunner 1,927 46%
Majority 329
Registered electors 5,600
Turnout 4,183 75%
Conservative hold Swing

Vauxhall

No. 14 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Andrew Commins MP * 386 52%
Conservative William Henry Edwardes 249 34%
Labour Hugh McAleavy 102 14%
Majority 137
Registered electors
Turnout 737
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

West Derby

No. 14 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Hatton Cookson * 3,846 55%
Labour William Matain 3,148 45%
Majority 698
Registered electors 11,222
Turnout 6,994 62%
Conservative hold Swing

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5]

By-elections

No. 2, Scotland, 16 January 1892

Caused by the resignation of Councillor George Jeremy Lynsky (Irish Nationalist, Scotland, elected 1 November 1889)[6] was reported to the council on 6 January 1892 .[7]

Councillor Lynsky resigned his seat to become a candidate for the city coronership.

No. 2 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist George Jeremy Lynsky * unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

[8]

No. 10, Rodney Street,

Caused by the resignation of Councillor Ernest Augustine Gibson (Liberal, Rodney Street, elected 1 November 1889),[9] which was reported to the council on 3 February 1892.[10]

No. 10 Rodney Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Majority
Registered electors
Turnout
gain from Swing

No. 1, Everton ward, 16 February 1892

Caused by the death of Councillor Edward Whitley MP (Conservative, Everton ward, elected 1 November 1889).[11]

No. 1 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Ralph Watts Leyland 4,712 57%
Thomas McCracken 3,288 40%
Independent Irish Nationalist Patrick Kelly 205 2.5%
I & T William Saxton 31
Majority 1,424
Registered electors
Turnout
Conservative hold Swing

[12]

Aldermanic By-election, 2 March 1892

The death of Alderman William John Lunt on 14 February 1892 was reported to the council on 2 March 1892.[13]

To fill this position Edward Lawrence was elected by the council as an Alderman on 2 March 1892[14] [15][16]

See also

References

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post Tuesday 2 November 1891
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 front page". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 1". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 2". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 3". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1889-1890 page 2". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  7. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 92". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  8. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 100". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  9. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1889-1890 page 2". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  10. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 100". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  11. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1889-1890 page 2". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  12. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 129". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  13. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 128". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  14. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 131". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  15. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 132". Retrieved 8 April 2017.
  16. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1891-1892 page 133". Retrieved 8 April 2017.