1893 Swansea District by-election

UK parliamentary by-election in Wales

The 1893 Swansea District by-election was a parliamentary by-election held for the House of Commons constituency of Swansea District in Glamorgan in South Wales on 19 June 1893.

Vacancy

The by-election was caused by the elevation to the peerage of the sitting Liberal MP, Henry Vivian.

Candidates

The only candidate who nominated was local businessman William Williams. He was the founder and manager of the Worcester Tinplate Works.[1]

1893 Swansea District by-election[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±%
Liberal William Williams Unopposed
Registered electors
Liberal hold

References

  1. ^ "Upper Forest & Worcester Steel and Tinplate Works Ltd, Morriston". Archives Wales. West Glamorgan Archives Service. Retrieved 5 September 2011.
  2. ^ Craig, F. W. S. (1974). British parliamentary election results 1885-1918 (1 ed.). London and Basingstoke: The Macmillan Press Ltd. ISBN 9780333169032. Page 462
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