Persons nominated as District or Parish Councillors and Guardians were
allowed up to noon on Tuesday to withdraw, and though there were a number of
withdrawals, contests have not been avoided in those cases where it has
already been announced the numbers of persons nominated are In excess of the
MR. ROBERT PATTINSON has withdrawn his candidature in the Cotehill Ward of
Wetheral Parish for the District Council, and the candidates for the
representation of the Ward are now MR. MAGHIE and MR. A. BOAG, the latter of
whom has withdrawn his nomination as Parish Councillor for the Wetheral Ward
of Wetheral Parish.
MR. W. HOLLIDAY has withdrawn his nomination as a District Councillor for
Dalston, but there are still four Councillors (the REV. J. WILSON, MR.
COWEN, and MR. POTTER) and MR. T. SAVAGE, Lingeyclosehead.
The other contested District Council election in the Carlisle Union is in
the parish of St. Cuthbert's Without, where six candidates have been
nominated for the three seats, viz., MR. GILL, MR. NICHOLSON and MR.
BROWNRIGG, the retiring members, and MR. ROBERT BRIGGS, MR. T. MITCHELL
and MR. S. BOUSTEAD.
MR. G. M. BLAYLOCK and MR. SIBSON have retired from the Parish Council
contest at Burgh, leaving now eleven candidates for the ten seats.
Blackwell Ward of St. Cuthbert's Without is the only other place, besides
the Wards of Wetheral and Burgh parish, where there will be a contested
Parish Council election in the Carlisle Union.
There will be contested Guardians' elections in Botchergate, St. Cuthbert's
Within, and St. Mary's Within and Eaglesfield Abbey. MR. W. DAVIDSON,
Fisher Street has retired from St. Mary's, but there have been no other
withdrawals in the three divisions named. The four candidates standing for
St. Mary's are the Chairman of the Board (CANON WATERTON), MR. LAING, and
MR. BULMORE, the retiring Guardians, and MR. EDWARD NORMAN. In addition to
the old members nominated for St. Cuthbert's (MISS JOHNSTON, MR. GIBSON
and MR. W. FOSTER), MR. W. CAMERON, provision merchant, Corporation Road,
has also come forward, and for Botchergate MR. J. BELL, butcher, and MR.
NELSON, painter, are seeking election in addition to the retiring members,
MRS. HETHERINGTON, MR. R. STEWART, MR. T. WALSH and MR. W. ROBINSON
There will be no contests in Featherstone and Melkridge townships, MR.
THOMAS MITCHINSON and MR. G. LINDAY having withdrawn, leaving the old
members, MR. THOS. TEASDALE and MR. PHILLIP BELL to be returned unopposed.
The polls will therefore be confined to Haltwhistle, Thirlwall, and
Thorngrafton. The candidates are as follows, members of the existing
Council being marked *.
GRAHAM, John F.
*PRATT, Robert T.
WOODMAN, Ralph E.
MR. THOMAS JACKSON has withdrawn his candidature. There are, therefore, now
18 candidates for twelve seats.
There will be elections in five parishes in this Union, Brampton,
Burtholme, Denton Upper, Farlam, and Irthington. For Brampton, Mary
Elizabeth CARRICK and JOHN PHILLIPSON LAW have withdrawn, leaving eleven
candidates for the seven seats. JOHN G. ATKINSON has withdrawn for Farlam,
leaving five candidates for four seats. These are all the withdrawals. The
candidates in the five parishes named are now as follows, those marked *
being members of the old Council:
JOHN GEORGE ATKINSON, Sands
THOMAS BELL, Howard Arms
*JAMES RAGLAN, Bowman, Greenwood House
*ROSALIND CARLISLE, Naworth
*SAMUEL FALLE, The Vicarage
*WILLIAM LAIDLER, Hemblesgate
*JANE ANN LATTIMER, Stamford House
*ARTHUR LEE, Greenfield
*THOMAS RAMSHAY RIDDELL, Croft House
JOHN RUSSELL, Elm Cottage
SENHOUSE M. WINTHROP, Front Street
RICHARD GRAHAM, Banksfoot
*JOSEPH MARTIN, Burlinghurst
THOMAS FENWICK, Temon
ROBERT THOMPSON, Denton Village
DR. BRUCE, Beechwood Cottage
*WILLIAM COLLING, Hallbankgate
HENRY HARDY, Hallbankgate
*JOHN WATSON, Boon Hill
*JOSEPH WOOF, Six Cottages, Roachburn
*JOHN ARMSTRONG, Kilesyke Hill
*ROBERT G. GRAHAM, Beanlands Park
JOHN PHILLIPSON LAW, Croft House, Brampton
JAMES BOUSTEAD WILLOUGHBY, Beanlands