Groupings of Political Parties


Election of 10th Dec 1832 to 8th Jan, 1833
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 0

More information about the 1833 General Election is available here.

Election of 6th Jan 1835 to 6th Feb, 1835
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 0

More information about the 1835 General Election is available here.

Election of 24th Jul 1837 to 18th Aug, 1837
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 0

More information about the 1837 General Election is available here.

Election of 20th Feb, 1838
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 0

This was a by-election.

Election of 29th Jun 1841 to 22nd Jul, 1841
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 466
Liberal 95

More information about the 1841 General Election is available here.

Election of 29th Jul 1847 to 26th Aug, 1847
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 0

More information about the 1847 General Election is available here.

Election of 7th Jul 1852 to 31st Jul, 1852
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 0

More information about the 1852 General Election is available here.

Election of 27th Mar 1857 to 24th Apr, 1857
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 0

More information about the 1857 General Election is available here.

Election of 28th Apr 1859 to 18th May, 1859
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 0

More information about the 1859 General Election is available here.

Election of 22nd Feb, 1861
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 342
Conservative 257

This was a by-election.

Election of 11th Jul 1865 to 24th Jul, 1865
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 668
Conservative 304

More information about the 1865 General Election is available here.

Election of 17th Nov 1868 to 7th Dec, 1868
Party Votes Outcome
Conservative 1419
Liberal 1049

More information about the 1868 General Election is available here.

Election of 31st Jan 1874 to 17th Feb, 1874
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 1339
Conservative 1310

More information about the 1874 General Election is available here.

Election of 31st Mar 1880 to 27th Apr, 1880
Party Votes Outcome
Liberal 1462
Conservative 1429

More information about the 1880 General Election is available here.


The election result data we hold includes over two hundred party labels, so we have simplified them to these seven simple categories. Of course, most candidates in most elections, and almost every candidate who won, was standing for one of the main parties, but an enormous range of labels have been used by one or two candidates. These groupings have been defined based almost entirely on the party labels, rather than detailed research into party policies, but including words like 'Labour' or 'Conservative' in yo...


ur party label says a lot about where you stand, and even more about the people voting for you. 'Left' means broadly speaking candidates to the left of the Liberal or Labour parties, 'Right' candidates to the right of the Conservatives. 'Nationalist' means any kind of nationalist, even for the Isle of Wight.

How to reference this page:

GB Historical GIS / University of Portsmouth, Pembroke DistBCon through time | Political Life Statistics | Groupings of Political Parties, A Vision of Britain through Time.

URL: http://www.visionofbritain.org.uk/unit/12756227/cube/POL_PARTY_GROUP

Date accessed: 18th September 2019