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Elections to the Preston Municipal Borough Council were held in late 1949.

Results

Ashton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Independent J Taylor 2,802 68.6
Labour K Sharples 1,284 31.4
Avenham
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative E Fisher 1,998 63.6
Labour S Whiteside 1,143 36.4
Christ Church
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J Henerey 1,428 51.9
Conservative R Rainford 1,321 48.1
Deepdale
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative H Yates 3,750 50.7
Labour R Quigley 3,651 49.3
Fishwick (2 seats)
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour E Hewitt 2,426 54.3
Conservative H Sharples 1,961
Communist T Barnes 82 1.8
Maudland
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour J Hagan 2,500 52.0
Conservative J Hopkinson 2,307 48.0
Moorbrook
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative R Grenfell 2,049 53.8
Labour F Phipps 1,758 46.2
Park
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W Hall 2,495 50.3
Conservative J Hothersall 2,469 49.7
Ribbleton
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour T Singleton 3,750 50.7
Conservative H Holden 2,723 44.4
St Johns
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative F Phillips 2,319 51.5
Labour H Eccleston 2,181 48.5
St Peters
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour W Platt 2,123 55.9
Independent W Wilson 1,675 44.1
Trinity
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Conservative W Prescott 1,474 54.8
Labour R Gillies 1,215 45.2

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