Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on Thursday 1 November 1894. One third of the council seats were up for election, the term of office of each councillor being three years.

Eleven of the sixteen seats were uncontested.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative 20 0 8 28
Liberal 21 -2 6 27
Irish Nationalists 5 +2 2 7
Independent Irish Nationalist 1 0 0 1
Liberal Unionist 1 0 0 1

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1894
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 7 0 0 0 44% 69% 8,537
  Liberal 7 0 2 -2 44% 10% 1,208
  Irish Nationalist 2 2 0 +2 12.5%
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0% 15% 1,902

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 Thomas Menlove 691 94%
Labour John O'Brien 41 5.6%
Majority 650
Registered electors
Turnout 732
Conservative hold Swing

Castle Street

No. 6 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Bartlett * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Everton

No. 1 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Houlding * 4,737 89%
Labour John Naylor 568 11%
Majority 4,169
Registered electors
Turnout 5,305
Conservative hold Swing

Exchange

No. 5 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal James Alphonse Doughan * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Great George

No. 9 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Lamport Eills unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Lime Street

No. 12 Lime Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Charles Petrie * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

North Toxteth

No. 16 North Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William James Burgess * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Pitt Street

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

Rodney Street

No. 10 Rodney Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal William Henry Picton * 555 93%
Labour William Gibson 43 7.2%
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Anne Street

No. 13 St. Anne Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Samuel McMillin * 653 66%
Labour John Callow 337 34%
Labour Aaron John Fowler 28 2.8%
Majority 316
Registered electors
Turnout 990
Liberal hold Swing

St. Paul's

No. 4 St. Paul's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Richard Robert Meade-King * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Peter's

No. 7 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal George Grierson * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Scotland

No. 1 Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Patrick Kearney unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist gain from Liberal Swing

South Toxteth

No. 15 South Toxteth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Evans unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Vauxhall

No. 3 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Thomas John Flynn unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist gain from Liberal Swing

West Derby

No. 14 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Hatton Cookson * '3,800 81%
Labour Samuel Reeves 885 19%
Majority 2,915
Registered electors 11,825
Turnout 4,685 40%
Conservative hold Swing

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By-elections

Councillor Thomas Kelly (Irish Nationalist, Vauxhall, elected 1 November 1893)[5] died on 17 October 1895.[6]

As the November 1895 election was near and an all-up election, there was no by-election.

See also

References

  1. ^ Liverpool Daily Post Friday 2 November 1894
  2. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1894-1895 front page". Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  3. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1894-1895 page 1". Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  4. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1894-1895 page 2". Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  5. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1893-1894 page 2". Retrieved 9 April 2017.
  6. ^ "Liverpool City Council - Proceedings of the Council 1894-1895 page 281". Retrieved 9 April 2017.