ELECTIONS IN HARROW, 1894-2017
ELECTIONS IN HARROW, 1894-2017

The Urban District of Harrow, 1934-1953

Introductory

Table of Contents 

Preface 

Introduction 

Party Abbreviations 
Miscellaneous Abbreviations and Symbols 

Explanatory Notes 
Map of the Urban District of Harrow, 1934-1948 

Map of the Urban District of Harrow, 1949-1953 

Urban District Election Results, 1934-1953

Belmont [1]

Harrow-on-the-Hill and Greenhill [2] 

Harrow Weald [3] 

Headstone [4] 
Kenton [5] 

Pinner North [6] 

Pinner South [7] 

Queensbury [8] 

Roxbourne [9] 

Roxeth [10] 

Stanmore North [11] 

Stanmore South [12] 

Wealdstone North [13] 
Wealdstone South [14] 

West Harrow [15] 

Tables
Party Representation on Harrow Council 

Candidates at District Elections 
Total Electors and Overall Turnout 

Votes Cast at District Elections, 1934-1939 
Votes Cast at District Elections, 1946-1953 

Analysis of Votes by Parliamentary Constituency 
Harrow Ward Statistics, 1948 and 1949 


Appendices
Local Government Boundary Changes Affecting Harrow, 1928-1934 
Membership of Former Authorities, 1933-1934 

Chairmen of Harrow Urban District Council 
Summary of By-Elections 

Parliamentary Constituencies 

Middlesex County Council Electoral Divisions 
Section 63(1) of the Local Government Act 1934 

Local Authority Elections During the Second World War 
Parliamentary and MCC Elections in Harrow, 1937-1952 

Members of Parliament 1945-1953: Brief Biographies 
Poll on the Sunday Opening of Cinemas 

The Harrow Parliamentary Bill 
The 1935 Register of Electors: An Explanation of the Franchises 
The 1935 Register of Electors: Polling District Analysis 
The Autumn 1945 Register of Electors: Introduction and Harrow Weald Study 
The 1949 Ward Boundary Reorganisation 

The 1953 Register of Electors: Introduction 
The 1953 Register of Electors: Polling District Analysis 

An Alternative Method of Estimating Party Support 
Some Press Reports of the District Elections 


In Conclusion
Index to Candidates 

Acknowledgements 

A Note on the Sources 

Election Literature and Images