Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on Friday 1 November 1901.

There were three new seats : Anfield, Walton and Warbreck.

Eight of the thirty seats were uncontested.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative ?? +1 21 ??
Liberal ?? +1 6 ??
Irish Nationalist ?? 0 2 ??
Liberal Unionist ?? +1 1 ??
Independent ?? 0 0 ??

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1901
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 17 4 3 +1 57% 55% 18,212
  Liberal 8 2 1 +1 27% 20% 6,547
  Irish Nationalist 3 0 0 0 10% 14% 4,501
  Liberal Unionist 2 1 0 +1 7% 7.8% 2,584
  Lib-Lab 0 1.7% 557
  Labour 0 1.6% 520
  Independent 0 1% 321

Ward results

* - Retiring Councillor seeking re-election

Comparisons are made with the 1898 election results, as the retiring councillors were elected in that year.

Abercromby

No. 21 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Phillips 553 87%
Independent Edward Phillips 85 13%
Majority 468
Registered electors 2,887
Turnout 638 22%
Conservative hold Swing

Anfield

No. 3 Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Houlding unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative win (new seat)

Breckfield

No. 6 Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edwin Berry * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Brunswick

No. 25 Brunswick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Charles Henry Beloe * 992 71%
Conservative Joseph Titley 374 29%
Majority 548
Registered electors 3,073
Turnout 1,296 42%
Liberal hold Swing

Castle Street

No. 18 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Binley Neale * 575 71%'
Independent Edward Hood 236 29%
Majority 339
Registered electors 2,126
Turnout 811 38%
Conservative hold Swing

Dingle

No. 26 Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward James Chevalier * 1,608 58%
Irish Nationalist Patrick J. Higgins 145 10%
Majority 1,191
Registered electors 5,304
Turnout 1,481 28%
Conservative hold Swing

Edge Hill

No.No. 12 Edge Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Wilson Walker * 1,336 89%
Irish Nationalist John McGrath 160 11%
Majority 1,176
Registered electors 5,125
Turnout 1,496 29%
Conservative hold Swing

Everton

No. 9 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Unionist William Oulton * 1,010 89%
Irish Nationalist John Hughes 125 11%
Majority 885
Registered electors 4,701
Turnout 1,135 24%
Liberal Unionist hold Swing

Exchange

No. 16 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Robert Durning Holt * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Fairfield

No. 4 Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joseph Hunter * 1,203 61%
Liberal Samuel Skelton 776 39%
Majority 427
Registered electors 3,959
Turnout 1,979 50%
Conservative hold Swing

Granby

No. 22 Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Robert Henry Bullen * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Great George

No. 20 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Burton William Eills unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Kensington

No. 11 Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Unionist Samuel Mason Hutchinson 1,180 90%
Irish Nationalist Hugh O'Donnell 134 10%
Majority 1,046
Registered electors 4,590
Turnout 1,314 29%
Liberal Unionist gain from Conservative Swing

Kirkdale

No. 2 Kirkdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Edward Rayner 1,592 84%
Irish Nationalist Patrick Cullen 297 16%
Majority 1,295
Registered electors 6,479
Turnout 1,889 29%
Conservative hold Swing

Low Hill

No. 10 Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Boote 1,031 66%
Labour Isaac Newton 520 34%
Majority 511
Registered electors 4,141
Turnout 1,551 37%
Conservative hold Swing

Netherfield

No. 8 Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal George Sturla 1,307 53%
Conservative David Scott 1,163 47%
Majority 144
Registered electors 4,418
Turnout 2,470 56%
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

North Scotland

No. 13 North Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist George Jeremy Lynskey 1,355 75%
Conservative David John Williams 452 25%
Majority 903
Registered electors 3,239
Turnout 1,807 56%
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

Prince's Park

No. 23 Prince's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Edward Willink * 778 90%
Irish Nationalist William Donnelly 90 10%
Majority 688
Registered electors 3,734
Turnout 868 23%
Conservative hold Swing

Sandhills

No. 1 Sandhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Thomas Salter * 1,017 55%
Conservative Frederick Hilditch 844 45%
Majority 173
Registered electors 3,463
Turnout 1,861 54%
Liberal hold Swing

St. Anne's

No. 17 St. Anne's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Isaac Caton Glover 1,126 51%
Liberal Harold Goad Crosfield 1,086 49%
Majority 40
Registered electors 3,383
Turnout 2,212 65%
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

St. Domingo

No. 7 St. Domingo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Anthony Shelmerdine * 1,355 63%
Liberal Dr. Charles Ritchie Niven 792 37%
Majority 563
Registered electors 4,598
Turnout 2,147 47%
Conservative hold Swing

St. Peter's

No. 19 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Henry Miles * 647 62%
Liberal Unionist William Harold Stowe Oulton 394 38%
Majority 253
Registered electors 1,924
Turnout 1,041 54%
Liberal gain from Conservative Swing

Sefton Park East

No. 24A Sefton Park East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal John Morris unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Sefton Park West

No. 24 Sefton Park West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Stanley Rogerson * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

South Scotland

No. 14 South Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Francis Joseph Harford 1,242 69%
Conservative James Marsh 559 31%
Majority 683
Registered electors 3,484
Turnout 1,801 52%
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

Vauxhall

No. 15 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist John Gregory Taggart 730 51%
Conservative Julius Jacobs 698 49%
Majority 32
Registered electors 2,032
Turnout 1,428 70%
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

Walton

No. 3A Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Jacob Reuben Grant 1,277 70%
Lib-Lab Alexander McLaren 557 30%
Majority 720
Registered electors 3,672
Turnout 1,834 50%
Conservative win (new seat)

Warbreck

No. 27 Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Kelly 823 90%
Irish Nationalist Thomas Kelly 94 10%
Majority 729
Registered electors 2,579
Turnout 917 36%
Conservative win (new seat)

Wavertree

No. 5 Wavertree
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Isaac Turner * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

West Derby

No. 28 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Lister * 1,137 90%
Irish Nationalist Peter Murphy 129 10%
Majority 1,008
Registered electors 3,359
Turnout 1,266 38%
Conservative hold Swing

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7] [8] [9] [10] [11] [12] [13] [14] [15]

Aldermanic elections

At the meeting of the Council on 9 November 1901, the terms of office of fifteen alderman expired.[5] [16]

The following fifteen were elected as Aldermen by the Council (Aldermen and Councillors) on 9 November 1901 for a term of six years.

* - re-elected aldermen.

Party Alderman
Conservative Joseph Ball JP *
Conservative Herbert Campbell JP *
Conservative Dr. Thomas Clarke *
Conservative Edward Hatton Cookson JP *
Conservative John Ellison *
Conservative Thomas Evans *
Conservative Sir William Bower Forwood JP *
Conservative Edward Grindley *
Conservative John Houlding *
Conservative Maxwell Hyslop Maxwell (the younger) JP *
Conservative Hugh McCubbin *
Conservative Thomas William Oakshott JP *
Conservative William Radcliffe JP *
Conservative William Roberts *
Conservative Joachim Nicolas Stolterfoht *

[17]

By-elections

No. 13 North Scotland, 28 May 1902

Following the death of Alderman John Houlding (Conservative), Councillor Dr. Alexander Murray Bligh (Irish Nationalist, North Scotland ward, elected 1 November 1899)[18] was elected by the Council (Aldermen and Councillors) as an Alderman on 7 May 1902[19] .[20]

No. 13 North Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Patrick Joseph Daly unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

[21] [22]

The term of office to expire on 1 November 1902.

No.16 Exchange, 17 June 1902

Caused by the resignation of Councillor Edmond Brownbill (Liberal, Exchange, elected 1 November 1899),[18] which was reported to the Council on 4 June 1902. [21]

No. 16 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Edmond Brownbill * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

[23]

The term of office to expire on 1 November 1902.

No.25 Brunswick, 15 July 1902

Caused by the resignation of Councillor Charles Henry Beloe (Liberal, Brunswick, elected 1 November 1901),[5] which was reported to the Council on 2 July 1902.[24]

No. 25 Brunswick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Thomas Byrne 670
Knowles Stretch 515
James Sexton 214
Majority 155
Registered electors 3,305
Turnout
Liberal hold Swing

[25] [26]

No. 15 Vauxhall, 21 August 1902

Caused by the resignation of Councillor Thomas Burke (Irish Nationalist, elected 1 November 1900),[27] which was reported to the Council on 6 August 1902.[28]

No. 15 Vauxhall
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Thomas Burke * unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

The term of office to expire on 1 November 1903. [29]

No. 19. St Peter's, August 1902

Caused by the death of Councillor Samuel Hough (Liberal, St. Peter's, elected 1 November 1899)[30] on 12 August 1902.[31]

No. 19 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Majority
Registered electors
Turnout
gain from Swing

See also

References

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