Elections to Liverpool City Council were held on Friday 1 November 1912.

18 of the 34 seats were uncontested.

After the election, the composition of the council was:

Party Councillors   ±   Aldermen Total
Conservative ?? +1 ?? 82
Liberal ?? -1 ?? 31
Irish Nationalist ?? 0 3 14
Labour ?? 0 0 7
Independent ?? 0 0 1
Protestant ?? 0 0 ??

Election result

Liverpool Local Election Result 1912
Party Seats Gains Losses Net gain/loss Seats % Votes % Votes +/−
  Conservative 22 1 0 +1 65% 62% 20,564
  Liberal 6 0 1 -1 18% 3.2% 1,063
  Irish Nationalist 5 0 0 0 15% 0% 0
  Protestant 1 0 0 0 3% 3.7% 1,230
  Labour 0 0 0 0 0% 22% 7,253

Ward results

* - Retiring Councillor seeking re-election

Comparisons are made with the 1909 election results, as the retiring councillors were elected in that year.

Abercromby

No. 21 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Lawrence * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Aigburth

No. 29 Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Henry Morley Miller unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

Anfield

No. 3 Anfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Henry Jones * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Breckfield

No. 6 Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alfred Griffiths 1,339 64%
Labour Robert Donaldson 738 36%
Majority 601
Registered electors 4,176
Turnout 2,077 50%
Conservative hold Swing

Brunswick

No. 25 Brunswick
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist John Alfred Kelly * unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

Castle Street

No. 18 Castle Street
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Willcox Alsop * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Dingle

No. 26 Dingle
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Thomas Charles Huxley 2,012 70%
Labour John Frederick Bower 860 30%
Majority 1,152
Registered electors 5,747
Turnout 2,872 50%
Conservative hold Swing

Edge Hill

No.No. 12 Edge Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Reginald Jaeger Clarke * 1,444 58%
Labour Arthur Hawkes 1,064 42%
Majority 380
Registered electors 4,744
Turnout 2,508 53%
Conservative hold Swing

Everton

No. 9 Everton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Rutherford * 1,230 67%
Labour Robert Dixon 616 33%
Majority 614
Registered electors 4,197
Turnout 1,846 44%
Conservative hold Swing

Exchange

No. 16 Exchange
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Sutherland Harmood Banner MP * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Fairfield

No. Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Francis L'Estrange Joseph * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Garston

No. 30 Garston
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Joshua Burrow * 1,127 60%
Labour Joseph Cleary 757 40%
Majority 370
Registered electors 2,270
Turnout 1,884 83%
Conservative hold Swing

Granby

No. 22 Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Joseph Harrison Jones * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Great George

No. 20 Great George
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Muirhead * 656 55%
Liberal Dr. William Henry Broad 529 45%
Majority 127
Registered electors 1,607
Turnout 1,185 74%
Conservative hold Swing

Kensington

No. 11 Kensington
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Lowry Burns * 1,718 61%
Labour Arthur Kilpin Bulley 1,117 39%
Majority 601
Registered electors 4,712
Turnout 2,835 60%
Conservative hold Swing

Kirkdale

No. 2 Kirkdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Albert Buckley 1,832 61%
Labour James Clayton 1,151 39%
Majority 681
Registered electors 6,401
Turnout 2,983 47%
Conservative hold Swing

Low Hill

No. 10 Low Hill
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dr. Francis William Bailey * 1,129 59%
Labour Alexander Broom 769 41%
Majority 360
Registered electors 3,772
Turnout 1,898 51%
Conservative hold Swing

Netherfield

No. 8 Netherfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Protestant John Walker * 1,230 63%
Conservative William Edward McLachlan 717 37%
Majority 513
Registered electors 3,841
Turnout 1,947 51%
Protestant hold Swing

North Scotland

No. 13 North Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist John Clancy * unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

Old Swan

No. 28A Old Swan
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Wilson Walker * 1,116 65%
Labour Joseph Mooney 588 35%
Majority 528
Registered electors 3,841
Turnout 1,704 46%
Conservative hold Swing

Prince's Park

No. 23 Prince's Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative David Jackson unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

Sandhills

No. 1 Sandhills
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist Thomas Wafer Byrne unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

St. Anne's

No. 17 St. Anne's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Philip Durning Holt unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

St. Domingo

No. 7 St. Domingo
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Herbert Moore 1,382 72%
Labour James Murphy 535 28%
Majority 847
Registered electors 4,394
Turnout 1,917 44%
Conservative hold Swing

St. Peter's

No. 19 St. Peter's
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Henry Alexander Cole 596 53%
Liberal Thomas Shaw * 533 47%
Majority 63
Registered electors 1,605
Turnout 1,129 70%
Conservative hold Swing

Sefton Park East

No. 24A Sefton Park East
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Alexander Allan Paton * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

Sefton Park West

No. 24 Sefton Park West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Herbert Reynolds Rathbone * unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold Swing

South Scotland

No. 14 South Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist John O'Shea * unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

Vauxhall

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

Walton

No. 3a Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Richard Pritchard * 1,694 71%
Labour Harry Dixon Large 692 29%
Majority 1,002
Registered electors 5,181
Turnout 2,386 46%
Conservative hold Swing

Warbreck

No. 27 Warbreck
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Robert Charles Herman * 1,436 72%
Labour John Lowry 549 28%
Majority 887
Registered electors 4,183
Turnout 1,985 47%
Conservative hold Swing

Wavertree

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

Wavertree West

No. 5A Wavertree West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Alfred Parsons 1,136 57%
Labour William Augustus Colcutt 854 43%
Majority 282
Registered electors 3,673
Turnout 1,990 54%
Conservative hold Swing

West Derby

No. 28 West Derby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William Henry Parkinson * unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

[1] [2] [3] [4] [5] [6] [7]

Aldermanic Elections

Aldermanic Election 9 November 1912

Caused by the death of Alderman William Humphrey Williams (Conservative, elected as an alderman on 9 November 1910)[8] on 11 August 1912.[9] In his place Councillor John Lea (Liberal, Granby, elected 1 November 1911)[10] was elected as an alderman by the councillors on 9 November 1912.

Party Alderman Ward Term expires
Conservative John Lea No. 7 St. Domingo 1916

[5] [11] .[12]

Aldermanic Election, 8 January 1913

Caused by the resignation of Alderman Edward Grindley (Conservative, last elected as an alderman on 9 November 1907).[13] In his place Councillor Frank John Leslie (Conservative, Breckfield, elected 1 November 1911)[14] was elected as an alderman by the councillors on 8 January 1913

Party Alderman Ward Term expires
Conservative Frank John Leslie No.2 Kirkdale 1913

[15] [16]

Aldermanic Election, 5 March 1913

Cause ?

Councillor Hartley Wilson (Conservative, Aigburth, elected 1 November 1911)[17] was elected as an alderman by the councillors on 5 Mar 1913.

Party Alderman Ward Term expires
Conservative Hartley Wilson No. 10 Low Hill 191?

[18]

Aldermanic Election, 2 July 1913

Caused by the resignation of Alderman Andrew Commins (Irish Nationalist, elected 9 November 1910) [19] which was reported to the Council on 4 June 1913[20] .[21]

In his place Councillor George Jeremy Lynskey (Irish Nationalist, North Scotland, elected 1 November 1910) [22] was elected as an alderman by the councillors on 2 July 1913.

Party Alderman Ward Term expires
Irish Nationalist George Jeremy Lynskey No. 15 Vauxhall 1916

[21] [23]

Aldermanic Election 30 July 1913

Caused by the resignation of Alderman William Watson Rutherford MP (Conservative, elected 9 November 1907)[24] was reported to the Council on 2 July 1913[21] In his place Councillor John Utting (Conservative, Kirkdale, elected 1 November 1912)[25] was elected as an alderman by the Council on 30 July 1913. [26]

Party Alderman Ward Term expires
Conservative John Utting 1913

[27]

Aldermanic Election

Caused by the death of Alderman William Oulton (Conservative, elected 9 November 1907) [24] on 27 September 1913 which was reported to the Council on 1 October 1913[28]

In his place

By-Elections

No. 22 Granby, 27 November 1912

Caused by the election to alderman of Councillor John Lea (Liberal, Granby, elected unopposed 1 November 1911)[29] on 9 November 1912[5][11][12]

No. 22 Granby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Waterworth 978 44%
John Parry Edwards 664 30%
Arthur Kilpin Bulley 577 26%
Majority 314
Registered electors
Turnout 2,219
Conservative gain from Liberal Swing

[30]

No. 6 Breckfield, 29 January 1913

Caused by Councillor Frank John Leslie (Conservative, Breckfield, elected 1 November 1911)[14] being elected as an alderman by the Council on 8 January 1913.[15][16]

No. 6 Breckfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Edward Powell 966 53%
William Charles Clothier 495 27%
Labour Robert Donaldson 372 20%
Majority 471
Registered electors 4,176
Turnout 1,833 44%
Conservative hold Swing

[31]

No. 3A Walton, 17 March 1913

Caused by the death of Councillor Sampson Gannon (Conservative, Walton, elected 1 November 1911) [32] on 19 January 1913.[33]

No. 3a Walton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative James Conrad Cross 1,106 %
James Hughes 763 %
Majority 343
Registered electors 5,181
Turnout 1,869 %
Conservative hold Swing

[34]

No. 21 Abercromby, 18 March 1913

Caused by the death of Councillor Thomas James Smith junr. (Conservative, Abercromby, elected 1 November 1910) [35]

No. 21 Abercromby
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Francis James Strong Heaney unopposed
Registered electors
gain from Swing

[36]

No. 29 Aigburth, 18 March 1913

Caused by Councillor Hartley Wilson (Conservative, Aigburth, elected 1 November 1911)[17] being elected as an alderman by the Council on 5 March 1913.[18]

No. 29 Aigburth
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative William James Burgess unopposed
Registered electors
Conservative hold Swing

The Term of Office to expire on 1 November 1914. [36] [37]

No. 31 Fazakerley, 19 March 1913

Caused by the resignation of Councillor Dr. Henry Herbert Clarke (Conservative, Fazakerley, elected 1 November 1911) .[38]

No. 31 Fazakerley
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative George Brodrick Smith-Brodrick unopposed
Registered electors 752
Conservative hold Swing

[37] [39]

No. 5A Wavertree West, 8 April 1913

Caused by the resignation of Councillor Edmund Gerson Jackson (Conservative, Wavertree West, elected 1 November 1911)[14]

No. 5A Wavertree West
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative Dennis Benjamin Seaman 901 %
Clement Freeman 604 %
Majority 297
Registered electors 3,673
Turnout 1,505 %
Conservative hold Swing

[40]

No. 13 North Scotland, 15 July 1913

Caused by Councillor George Jeremy Lynskey (Irish Nationalist, North Scotland, elected 1 November 1910) [22] being elected as an alderman by the Council on 2 July 1913. [21] [23]

No. 13 North Scotland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Irish Nationalist William John Loughrey unopposed
Registered electors
Irish Nationalist hold Swing

The Term of Office to expire on 1 November 1913 [41]

No. 2 Kirkdale, 14 October 1913

Caused by the election as an alderman of Councillor John Utting (Conservative, Kirkdale, elected 1 November 1912) [25] on 30 July 1913. [26] [27]

No. 2 Kirkdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative John Lucas Rankin 1,304 61%
Labour James Clayton 846 39%
Majority 458
Registered electors 6,401
Turnout 2,150 34%
Conservative hold Swing

[42]

No. 4 Fairfield, 14 October 1913

Caused by Councillor Francis L'Estrange Joseph (Liberal, Fairfield, elected 1 November 1912) ceasing to be a councillor.

No. 4 Fairfield
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal Joseph Lucas 956 %
John Waterworth 861 %
Majority 509
Registered electors 3,991
Turnout 1,817 46%
Liberal hold Swing

[42] [43]

See also

References

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  7. ^ (Liverpool) Daily Courier 2 November 1912
  8. ^ 1910 Liverpool City Council election#Aldermanic Election 9 November 1910
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  25. ^ a b #Kirkdale
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