East Suffolk by-election, 1876

The East Suffolk by-election of 1876 was fought on 22 February 1876. The byelection was fought due to the succession to a peerage of the incumbent Conservative MP, Viscount Mahon. It was won by the Conservative candidate Frederick Barne.[1]

East Suffolk by-election, 1876[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Frederick Barne 3,659
Liberal Mr. Easton 4,708
Majority 951
Conservative hold Swing


  1. http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. "East Suffolk Election". Cork Constitution. 24 February 1876. Retrieved 11 October 2016 via British Newspaper Archive. (subscription required (help)).

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