Search billions of records on Ancestry.com
   
Website logo - Click to go to Home page



History of Wakefield Battles 1886

Officials

NAMES OF MAYORS OF THE MANOR OF WAKEFIELD.

G. W. Harrison, Esq-  22 May 1848
G. W. Harrison, Esq-   9 Nov 1848
J. Holdsworth,  Esq-   9 Nov 1849
J. Micklethwaite,Esq   9 Nov 1850
B Walker, Esq         10 Nov 1851
John Gregory, Esq      9 Nov 1852
Henry Brown, Esq       9 Nov 1853
Thos. Clayton, Esq     9 Nov 1854
John Gregory, Esq      9 Nov 1855
Henry Brown, Esq      10 Nov 1856
T. M. Carter, Esq      9 Nov 1857
G H Westerman, Esq     9 Nov 1858
Henry Brown, Esq       9 Nov 1859
Thomas Haigh, Esq      9 Nov 1860
William Shaw, Esq      9 Nov 1861
S. Holdsworth, Esq     9 Nov 1862
S. Holdsworth, Esq    10 Nov 1863
Wm Hartley, Esq        9 Nov 1864
Joseph Rhodes, Esq     9 Nov 1865
William Shaw, Esq      9 Nov 1866
Wm. Hartley Lee, Esq   9 Nov 1867
S. Holdsworth, Esq     9 Nov 1868
S. Whitlam, Esq        9 Nov 1869
Henry Lee, Esq         9 Nov 1870
W.H. B. Tomlinson,Esq  9 Nov 1871
T. Wilton Haigh, Esq   9 Nov 1872
T. Wilton Haigh, Esq  10 Nov 1873
Wm. Hy. Stewart, Esq   9 Nov 1874
Wm. Hy. Gill, Esq      9 Nov 1875
Wm. Hy. Gill, Esq      9 Nov 1876
Wm. Hy. Stewart, Esq   9 Nov 1877
Thomas Taylor, Esq     9 Nov 1878
Wm. Hartley Lee, Esq  10 Nov 1879
Wm. Hartley Lee, Esq   9 Nov 1880
F. Milthorp, Esq       9 Nov 1881
Geo. Mander, Esq       9 Nov 1882
Wm. Hartley Lee, Esq   9 Nov 1883
Geo. Moorhouse, Esq    9 Nov 1884
Reuben Reynold, Esq    9 Nov 1885 

WAKEFIELD ELECTIONS.

Dec.. 1832. General Election, Population 15,932; Electors, 722. Daniel Gaskell, (L) returned without opposition.

January, 1835. General Election. Daniel Gaskell (L) 278 Hon. W. S. Lascelles (C) 221

July, 1837. General Election. Hon. W. S. Lascelles (C) 307 Daniel Gaskell (L) 281

July, 1841. General Election. Population, 18,842; Electors 837. Joseph Holdsworth (L) 328 Hon. W. S. Lascelles (C) 300 Mr Holdsworth unseated on petition 1842

July, 1847. General Election. George Sandars (C) 392 G. W. Alexander (L) 258

July 8. 1852. General Election. Population, 22,057; Electors, 848. George Sanders (C) 359 Wm. Hy. Leatham (L) 326

March 27, 1857. General Election. J. C. D. Charlesworth (C) returned unopposed.

April 30, 1859 General Election. Wm. Hy. Leatham (L) 406 J. C. D. Charlesworth (C) 403 Mr Leatham was unseated on petition July 21, 1859, and the writ suspended.

February 27, 1862. Population 23,181; Electors, 1059 Sir J. C. D. Hay (C) 456 Richard Smethurst, (L) 323

July 12, 1865. General Election. Registered Electors, 1070. W. H. Leatham, (L) 507 Sir J.C. D. Hay, (C) 457

November 18 1868, General Election. Registered Electors, 3615 S. A. Beaumont (L) 1,557 T. K. Sanderson (C) 1,512

February 2, 1874 General Election. Population 28,079; Electors 3889 E. Green (C) 1,778 R. B Mackie (L) 1,600 Mr. Green was unseated on petition April 24, and a new writ issued, May 4, 1874. T. K. Sanderson (C) 1,814 R. B. Mackie (L) 1,627

April 1, 1880 General Election. Electors 4,430. R. B. Mackie (L) 2,194 T K. Sanderson (C) 1,796

July 2nd, 1885 On the death of: Mr K. B. Mackie. Electors 4,001. Edw. Green (C) 1,918 W. H. Lee (L) 1,661

Nov. 26th 1885. General Election. Voters on Register 4,801 E. Green (C) 2,374 W. C. B. Beaumont (L) 2,049

July 2nd, 1886, General Election. On Register, 4801. Sir. E. Green. Bart., 2,253 J. J. Cousins. 1,946.


JGC Logo Valid HTML5 Logo HTML5 Logo Valid CSS3 Logo JGC Logo
Copyright logo
This page (wfdoffic.html) was last modified on Sunday 27/01/2013