2034 voters



In the by-election of June 1816, 2034 people voted. There were 2 candidates, with George Canning I elected.

Poll book data from:
Citation: The poll for the election… (Liverpool: J. Gore, [1816])
Source: John Sims (ed.), A Handlist of British Parliamentary Poll Books (Leicester, 1984); Jeremy Gibson and Colin Rogers (eds.), Poll Books, 1696–1872: A Directory of Holdings in Great Britain (4th edn., Bury, 2008).

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Contexts & Remarks

  • Following his appointment to office as president of the Board of Control, George Canning was obliged to seek re-election at Liverpool. He comfortably defeated Thomas Leyland, a slave trader and former banking partner of William Roscoe.

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Poll Book

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