Bermondsey
Former Constituency
for the London County Council
Former constituency
Created1889; 1949
Abolished1919; 1965
Member(s)2 (1889 to 1919)
3 (1949 to 1965)

Bermondsey was a constituency used for elections to the London County Council between 1889 and 1919, and again between 1949 and the council's abolition, in 1965. The seat shared boundaries with the UK Parliament constituency of the same name.

Councillors

Year Name Party Name Party
1889 George Cooper Progressive Joseph Thornton Progressive
1899 Arthur Acland Allen Progressive
1906 Alfred Salter Progressive
1910 William Henry Ecroyd Progressive Charles Russell Progressive
1913 Montague Shearman, Jr Progressive
Year Name Party Name Party Name Party
1949 James Allan Gillison Labour Reg Goodwin Labour Alfred John Kemp Labour
1952 John R. Thomas Labour
1961 Albert Samuels Labour

Election results

1889 to 1919

1898 London County Council election: Bermondsey[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive George Cooper 2,977
Progressive Joseph Thornton 2,843
Moderate W. W. Tyler 2,028
Moderate Forbes St John Morrow 1,993
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing
1901 London County Council election: Bermondsey[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive George Cooper 3,147 30.4 +0.2
Progressive Arthur Acland Allen 3,096 29.9 +1.0
Conservative Thomas Cox 2,094 20.2 -0.4
Conservative A. Layman 2,026 19.5 -0.8
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing +0.6
1904 London County Council election: Bermondsey[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive George Cooper 3,221
Progressive Arthur Acland Allen 3,215
Conservative T. H. Flood 2,153
Conservative F. R. Anderton 2,085
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing
1907 London County Council election: Bermondsey[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Alfred Salter 4,197
Progressive Arthur Acland Allen 4,195
Municipal Reform J. F. Vesey FitzGerald 3,474
Municipal Reform J. K. Foster 3,389
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing
1910 London County Council election: Bermondsey[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive Charles Russell 3,288 24.5
Progressive William Henry Ecroyd 3,276 24.4
Municipal Reform Walter Somerville 2,509 18.7
Municipal Reform Joseph Ricardo 2,470 18.4
Labour Alfred Salter 1,876 14.0
Majority
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing
1913 London County Council election: Bermondsey[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Progressive William Henry Ecroyd 2,951
Progressive Montague Shearman 2,820
Municipal Reform E. Stickland 2,462
Municipal Reform John Swiney 2,409
Labour Alfred Salter 1,632
Labour Charles Ammon 1,374
Majority
Progressive hold Swing
Progressive hold Swing

1949 to 1965

1949 London County Council election: Bermondsey[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour James Allan Gillison 12,551
Labour Reg Goodwin 12,149
Labour Alfred John Kemp 12,097
Conservative W. B. J. Pemberton 4,045
Conservative A. P. Davis 3,842
Conservative C. Martin 3,824
1952 London County Council election: Bermondsey[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alfred John Kemp 13,149
Labour Reg Goodwin 12,985
Labour John R. Thomas 12,563
Conservative W. B. J. Pemberton 2,035
Conservative C. F. Bassett 1,980
Conservative D. Willmott 1,811
Labour hold Swing
1955 London County Council election: Bermondsey[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alfred John Kemp 7,526
Labour Reg Goodwin 7,098
Labour John R. Thomas 7,093
Conservative J. Murray 1,644
Conservative H. Oliver 1,319
Conservative E. E. Simpkins 1,303
Labour hold Swing
1958 London County Council election: Bermondsey[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alfred John Kemp 8,042
Labour Reg Goodwin 7,725
Labour John R. Thomas 7,650
Conservative H. M. L. Morton 774
Conservative H. W. Aplin 673
Conservative R. G. Field 600
Ind. Labour Party E. R. Gomme 362
Ind. Labour Party G. F. Bond 300
Ind. Labour Party A. Collyer 284
Labour hold Swing
1961 London County Council election: Bermondsey[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Labour Alfred John Kemp 9,404
Labour John R. Thomas 9,134
Labour Albert Samuels 8,814
Conservative N. G. Wallace 1,506
Conservative J. MacN. Porter 1,463
Conservative G. E. Collyer 1,275
Ind. Labour Party A. Collyer 724
Ind. Labour Party E. R. Gomme 541
Ind. Labour Party Frank Ridley 368
Labour hold Swing

References

  1. ^ "London County Council election: results of the polling". The Times. 26 February 1898.
  2. ^ "London County Council Election." Times [London, England] 4 Mar. 1901: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 22 Sept. 2016.
  3. ^ "London County Council election". The Times. 7 March 1904.
  4. ^ "London County Council election: great Municipal Reform victory". The Times. 4 March 1907.
  5. ^ "London County Council Election." Times [London, England] 7 Mar. 1910: 7. The Times Digital Archive. Web. 1 May 2016.
  6. ^ London Municipal Notes, 1913
  7. ^ "LCC Polling". The Times. 9 April 1949.
  8. ^ "London County Council: Election results". The Times. 5 April 1952.
  9. ^ "LCC results: Conservatives make headway". The Times. 25 April 1955.
  10. ^ "Complete results of London County Council elections". The Times. 18 April 1958.
  11. ^ "London County Council polling results". The Times. 14 April 1961.