Oxford University by-election, 1919

The 1919 Oxford University by-election was held on 19–24 March 1919 after the incumbent Coalition Conservative MP, Rowland Prothero was created as the first Lord Ernle. It was retained by the Conservative candidate Prof. Charles Oman.[1]


By-Election 19–24 March 1919: Oxford University[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
C Unionist Charles Oman 2,613 52.52 N/A
Liberal Gilbert Murray 1,330 26.73 N/A
Independent J. Athelstan L. Riley 1,032 20.74 N/A
Majority 1,283 25.79 N/A
Turnout 4,975 62.92 N/A
Registered electors 7,907
Unionist hold Swing N/A
C indicates candidate endorsed by the coalition government.


  1. ^ http://www.leighrayment.com/commons.htm
  2. ^ Debrett's House of Commons & Judicial Bench, 1922

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