Wigan Year Book of 1889

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Elections for South Lancashire.
Two Members from Enfranchisement in 1832 to 1861, when a third seat was granted to the Constituency.
Population........................ 1831 -  935,392 : 1861 -  1,181,971.
Electors............................. 1832 -  10,039 : 1866 -  21,543.
1865. - No. of Voters in Salford Hundred, 12,165 ; West Derby Hundred, 8,928.
1832, December. George W. Wood, L..................................................... 5694  
  Viscount Molyneux, L................................................. 5575  
  Sir T. Hesketh, Bart., C............................................... 3082  
1835, January. Lord F. Egerton, C...................................................... 5620  
  Hon. R. B. Wilbraham, C............................................. 4729  
  Viscount Molyneux, L................................................. 4626  
  George W. Wood, L..................................................... 4394  
1837, August. Lord F. Egerton, C....................................................... 7822  
  Hon. R. B. Wilbraham, C.............................................. 7645  
  Edward Stanley, L........................................................ 6576  
  Charles Townley, L....................................................... 6044  
1841, July. Lord F. Egerton, C. ; Hon. R. B. Wilbraham, C.
ON DECEASE OF MR. WILBRAHAM :
1844, May. William Entwistle, C.................................................... 7571  
  William Brown, L......................................................... 6973  
ON LORD F. EGERTON BECOMING EARL OF ELLESMERE :
1846, June. William Brown, L.
1847, August. William Brown, L. ; Hon. C. P. Villiers, L.
ON MR. VILLIERS ELECTING TO SIT FOR WOLVERHAMPTON :
1847, December. Alexander Henry, L.
1852, July. William Brown, L. ; John Cheetham, L.
1857, March. William Brown, L. ; John Cheetham, L.
1859, April. Hon. A. Egerton, C.................................................... 7470  
  W. J. Legh, C............................................................. 6983  
  John Cheetham, L..................................................... 6835  
  J. P. Heywood, L........................................................ 6753  
A THIRD SEAT HAVING BEEN GRANTED TO THE CONSTITUENCY :
1861, August. Charles Turner, L.-C................................................. 9714  
  John Cheetham, L..................................................... 8898  
1865, July. Hon. A. Egerton, C................................................... 9171  
  Charles Turner, L.-C................................................. 8806  
  Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, L.................................... 8786  
  W. J. Legh, C.............................................................. 8476  
  J. P. Heywood, L......................................................... 7653  
  H. Y. Thompson, L.................................................... 7703  
ON DIVISION OF THE SOUTHERN PORTION OF THE COUNTY, NOV., 1868
South West.   South East.  
R. A. Cross, C............................ 7729   Hon. A. Egerton, C.................... 8200  
C. Turner, C............................... 7676   J. S. Henry, C............................ 8012  
Right Hon. W. E. Gladstone, L..... 7415   Right Hon. F. Peel, L.................. 7024  
H. R. Greenfell, L........................ 6939   H. Y. Thompson, L..................... 6953  
FEBRUARY, 1874 :  
South West.   South East.  
Electors..........................22,729   Electors..........................21,427  
R. A. Cross, C.   Hon. A. F. Egerton, C................... 9187  
C. Turner, C.   Edward Hardcastle, C................... 9015  
1875, Nov. - DECEASE OF MR. TURNER :   Peter Rylands, L............................ 7464  
J. Ireland Blackburne, C.   J. E. Taylor, L................................ 7453  
APRIL, 1880 :  
South West.   South East.  
Electors..........................26,112   Electors..........................26,037  
Right Hon. R. A. Cross, C.............. 11,420   R. Leake, L................................... 11,313  
J. Ireland Blackburne, C................ 10,905   W. Agnew, L................................. 11,291  
W. Rathbone, L............................. 9,666   Hon. A. F. Egerton, C.................... 10,569  
Hon. Capt. Molyneux, L................ 9,207   E. Hardcastle, C............................ 10,419  

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