Hampstead (London County Council constituency)

Hampstead was a constituency used for elections to the London County Council between 1919 and the council's abolition, in 1965. The seat shared boundaries with the UK Parliament constituency of the same name.

Hampstead
Former Constituency
for the London County Council
Former constituency
Created1919
Abolished1965
Member(s)2 (to 1949)
3 (from 1949)

Councillors

YearNamePartyNamePartyNameParty
1919 Andrew Taylor Municipal Reform Walter Reynolds Municipal Reform Two seats until 1949
1926 Frank Geere Howard Municipal Reform
1931 William Steer Municipal Reform
1934 Sydney Copeman Municipal Reform
1945 John Fremantle Conservative
1949 Geoffrey Hutchinson Conservative
1952 Doris Bailey Conservative Randolph Cleaver Conservative
1955 Francis Bennett Conservative Lena Townsend Conservative

Election results

1919 London County Council election: Hampstead[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Andrew Taylor 3,378
Municipal Reform Walter Reynolds 3,289
Labour Benjamin Skene Mackay 1,352
Labour Arthur Duncan Jones 1,286
Majority 1,937
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1922 London County Council election: Hampstead[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Andrew Taylor 10,572
Municipal Reform Walter Reynolds 10,565
Labour E. E. Balfour 2,390
Labour J. May 2,390
Majority
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1925 London County Council election: Hampstead[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Andrew Taylor 7,015
Municipal Reform Walter Reynolds 6,953
Labour Skene Mackay 1,826
Majority
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1928 London County Council election: Hampstead[3]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Walter Reynolds 6,481
Municipal Reform Frank Geere Howard 6,458
Liberal W. Lloyd Taylor 6,432
Liberal Ida Homfray 2,331
Majority
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1931 London County Council election: Hampstead[4]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Frank Geere Howard 7,935
Municipal Reform William Steer 7,663
Liberal Ida Homfray 1,160
Liberal A. Vinter 1,058
Majority
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1934 London County Council election: Hampstead[5]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Sydney Copeman 8,246
Municipal Reform William Steer 8,164
Labour H. Smith 2,153
Labour F. L. Kerran 2,067
Majority
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1937 London County Council election: Hampstead[6]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Municipal Reform Sydney Copeman 10,244
Municipal Reform William Steer 10,196
Labour W. H. Morris 4,655
Labour J. L. Brewer 4,637
Majority
Municipal Reform hold Swing
Municipal Reform hold Swing
1946 London County Council election: Hampstead[7]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative John Fremantle 11,430
Conservative William Steer 11,395
Labour Florence Cayford 8,473
Labour J. L. Copeland 8,385
Majority
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1949 London County Council election: Hampstead[8]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Geoffrey Hutchinson 21,451
Conservative John Fremantle 21,155
Conservative William Steer 21,134
Labour M. Goldhill 10,249
Labour Mary Ormerod 10,217
Labour Beatrice Serota 10,005
Conservative win (new seat)
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1952 London County Council election: Hampstead[9]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Randolph Cleaver 19,227
Conservative John Fremantle 19,127
Conservative Doris Bailey 19,047
Labour Arthur Richardson 11,959
Labour Beatrice Serota 11,458
Labour A. E. Skinner 11,187
Independent A. R. Enfield 1,146
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1955 London County Council election: Hammersmith North[10]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Francis Bennett 15,656
Conservative Randolph Cleaver 15,503
Conservative Lena Townsend 15,401
Labour T. Chapman 8,120
Labour Arthur Richardson 7,953
Labour R. E. Shaw 7,706
Liberal David Sacker 1,364
Liberal Elizabeth Barling 1,341
Liberal C. Grey 1,280
Independent A. R. Enfield 461
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1958 London County Council election: Hampstead[11]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Francis Bennett 11,421
Conservative Lena Townsend 11,395
Conservative Randolph Cleaver 11,286
Labour A. E. Skinner 9,839
Labour L. Evans 9,602
Labour Ernest Wistrich 9,570
Liberal Christopher Frere-Smith 4,319
Liberal Elizabeth Barling 4,285
Liberal David Sacker 4,227
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
1961 London County Council election: Hampstead[12]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Conservative Francis Bennett 12,208
Conservative Lena Townsend 11,843
Conservative Randolph Cleaver 11,805
Labour A. E. Skinner 8,064
Labour V. A. Bonafont 8,013
Labour L. Evans 7,862
Liberal Renee Soskin 4,149
Liberal A. J. Allen 4,065
Liberal M. Darvall 4,041
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing
Conservative hold Swing

References

  1. London Municipal Notes - Volumes 18-23, London Municipal Society
  2. "LCC Elections: Municipal Reform Leading". The Times. 6 March 1925.
  3. "LCC Election: Full results of polling". The Times. 10 March 1928.
  4. "LCC Election: Seven seats lost by Labour". The Times. 7 March 1931.
  5. "LCC Election: Full results of the poll". The Times. 10 March 1934.
  6. "New LCC: Labour's increased majority". The Times. 6 March 1937.
  7. "The New LCC: Labour gains in a low poll". The Times. 9 March 1946.
  8. "LCC Polling". The Times. 9 April 1949.
  9. "London County Council: Election results". The Times. 5 April 1952.
  10. "LCC results: Conservatives make headway". The Times. 25 April 1955.
  11. "Complete results of London County Council elections". The Times. 18 April 1958.
  12. "London County Council polling results". The Times. 14 April 1961.
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