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Seminar 4

Seminar Questions

  • Was the ‘rage of party’ reflected by the electorate?
  • What is your interpretation of floating voters?
  • What was the turnover of electorates.
  • How did the different geographical constituencies vote (eg outvoters versus resident voters)
  • Is there discernible occupational/parish voting?

Candidates and Parties

Rutland, 1713

Finch F (Whig)  307

Sherard S (Whig) 298

Halford H (Tory) 239

 Essex 1702

Barrington B (Tory) 2462

Marshall L (Tory) 2248

Masham H (Whig) 2374

Bullock U (Whig) 2120

 Essex 1710

Child C (Tory) 3268

Masham M (Whig) 2647

Middleton I (Whig) 2678

 Westminster 1784 – scot & lot borough

Fox (Whig/Opposition)6126

Hood (Govt) 6588

Wray (Govt) 5895

 

Fox = 1

Wray = 10

Wray & Fox = 11

Hood = 100

Hood & Fox = 101

Hood & Wray = 110

 

Westminster Tables

 

Count of SURNAME

VOTE

OCLV1

1

10

11

100

101

110

Grand Total

Agriculture

80

2

8

6

59

155

Building

568

14

4

11

73

464

1134

Dealing

1490

69

28

38

326

1651

3602

Domestic Service

196

14

1

5

23

142

381

Industrial Service

42

2

2

1

5

52

104

Manufacturing

1384

77

29

30

247

1612

3379

Public Service/Professional

299

20

 

7

50

342

718

Rentiers

670

57

3

17

93

868

1708

Transport

143

4

 

5

18

76

246

Grand Total

4872

259

67

122

841

5266

11427

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Count of SURNAME

 

 

 

 

 

 

VOTE

Total

 

 

 

 

 

 

1

4872

 

 

 

 

 

 

10

259

 

 

 

 

 

 

11

67

 

 

 

 

 

 

100

122

 

 

 

 

 

 

101

841

 

 

 

 

 

 

110

5266

 

 

 

 

 

 

Grand Total

11427

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Count of SURNAME

VOTE

PARISH

1

10

11

100

101

110

Grand Total

St Anne Soho

296

25

10

7

58

512

908

St Clement Dane

524

26

10

15

118

771

1464

St George, Hanover Sq

1167

51

11

25

171

900

2325

St James, Piccadilly

709

25

11

22

92

727

1586

St Margaret, Westminster

1033

78

9

26

142

1049

2337

St Martin in the Fields

909

50

11

23

193

1079

2265

St Paul

234

4

5

4

67

228

542

Grand Total

4872

259

67

122

841

5266

11427