Mexborough & Swinton Times – Friday 19 June 1931
County Council By-Election.
Four Candidates for Conisbro Nominations for the vacancy in the representation of the Conisborough electoral division on the West Riding County Council were received last Friday by the Deputy Returning Officer, Mr. Spencer Baker, as follows:
John Thomas Edmund Collins, checkweighman, 31, Conan Road, Conisborough, proposed by George Henry Jones, seconded by Freeman Rudge.
Jesse Jerram, miner, 2, Warren Road, Conisborough, proposed by David Sheldon, seconded by Annie Elizabeth Kaye.
Thomas Morgan, assitant under-manager 91, Tickhill Square, Denaby Main proposed by Joseph Drabble, seconded by J. I. Webster.
Herbert Henry Wray, retired, “Strathmore,” Conisborough, proposed by J. R. M. Williamson, seconded by Albert Liversidge.
Mr. Collins is the candidate of the Minority Movement, Mr. Jerram is the Labour party candidate and Mr. Morgan and Mr. Wray are independent candidates.
Polling takes place to-morrow (Saturday) from a.m. to 8 p.m. and votes will be counted and declared the same evening in the Church Hall, Conisborough. It is ex’ected that the result will be announced by 2 o’clock.