Cambridge City Council Elections - Cherry Hinton Ward

Back to Index. Pre-war results from 1935, 1936 to 1938
Note R = retiring councillor. Footnote explains if this was for a different ward.
Seat 1 Seat 2 Seat 3
November 1945 - 2 vacancies
Elsie Patterson R (Lab) 796 58.9%
Edward Burgess (Lab) 769 56.9%
Kelsey Kerridge (Con) 766 56.7%
Harold Widdows (RPA) 370 27.4%
No change, Lab Maj 3 0.2%. Second place retiring 1947.
November 1946
Donald Denton-Smith (Con) 847 53.0%
Violet Taylor (Lab) 752 47.0%
 
 
No change, Con Maj 95 5.9%.
November 1947
Ronald Hearn (Con) 1153 60.7%
Edward Burgess R (Lab) 745 39.3%
 
 
Con gain, Maj 408 21.5%.
May 1949
Kelsey Kerridge R (Con) 1110 54.7%
Elsie Patterson R (Lab) 919 45.3%
Con gain, Maj 191 9.4%.
Kerridge was retiring councillor for Coleridge.
May 1950
Walter Points (Con) 1145 58.7%
Harold Bowles (Lab) 807 41.3%
No change, Con Maj 338 17.3%.
May 1951
Donald Denton-Smith (Con)
- unopposed 
No change.
May 1952
Kelsey Kerridge R (Con) 1354 50.4%
Senley Melbourne (Lab) 1330 49.6%
No change, Con Maj 24 0.9%.
May 1953
Walter Points R (Con) 1346 50.1%
John Clark (Lab) 1339 49.9%
No change, Con Maj 7 0.3%.
May 1954
Stanley Ambrose (Lab) 1612 53.2%
Herbert Finbow (Con) 1417 46.8%
Lab gain, Maj 195 6.4%.
May 1955
Kelsey Kerridge R (Con) 1677 52.1%
Stanley Edwards (Lab) 1543 47.9%
No change, Con Maj 134 4.2%.
May 1956
Stanley Edwards (Lab) 2117 60.9%
Walter Points R (Con) 1358 39.1%
Lab gain, Maj 759 21.8%.
May 1957
Richard Reilly (Lab) 1944 56.6%
Ernle Money (Con) 1488 43.4%
No change, Lab Maj 456 13.3%.
May 1958
James Curley (Lab)
- unopposed 
Lab gain.
 
Byelection - January 1959
Frank Hall (Con) 995 50.3%
John Clark (Lab) 983 49.7%
 
Con gain, Maj 12 0.6%. Retiring 1961.
May 1959
Stanley Edwards R (Lab) 1635 43.7%
Walter Stubbings (Con) 1557 41.6%
Fraser White (Lib) 552 14.7%
No change, Lab Maj 78 2.1%.
May 1960
Richard Reilly R (Lab) 1474 40.5%
Walter Stubbings (Con) 1363 37.4%
Fraser White (Lib) 803 22.1%
No change, Lab Maj 111.
May 1961
Kenneth Johnston (Lib) 1865 56.4%
Leslie McRoberts (Lab) 1444 43.6%
Lib gain, Maj 421 12.7%.
May 1962
Peter Lowings (Lib) 1644 55.6%
Stanley Edwards R (Lab) 1314 44.4%
Lib gain, Maj 330 11.2%.
May 1963
Richard Reilly R (Lab) 2018 50.5%
William Rust (Lib) 1980 49.5%
No change, Lab Maj 38 1.0%.
May 1964
Paul Rayment (Lab) 2062 50.6%
William Rust (Lib) 2011 49.4%
 
 
 
 
Lab gain, Maj 51 1.3%.
May 1965
Antonia Knowlson (Lib) 2068 55.8%
Gerald Steele (Lab) 1639 44.2%
 
 
 
 
No change, Lib Maj 429 11.6%.
May 1966 - 2 vacancies
Richard Reilly R (Lab) 1899 45.8%
Gerald Steele (Lab) 1790 43.1%
Derek Bliss (Con) 1599 38.5%
John Carlton (Con) 1444 34.8%
David Croghan (Lib) 931 22.4%
Eric Hands (Lib) 636 15.3%
No change, Lab Maj 191 4.6%.
Second place retiring 1967.
May 1967
Gerald Steele R (Lab) 1630 42.4%
Ronald Wells (Con) 1503 39.1%
Joseph Fisher (Lib) 710 18.5%
No change, Lab Maj 127 3.3%.
May 1968
Stanley Allin (Con) 1823 50.9%
Frederick Chandler (Lab) 921 25.7%
Moira Steel (Lib) 837 23.4%
Con gain, Maj 902 25.2%.
 
Byelection - October 1968
Donald Maltby (Con) 1466 45.0%
Leonard Freeman (Lab) 1293 39.7%
Moira Steel (Lib) 500 15.3%
Con gain, Maj 173 5.3%. Retiring 1970.
 
May 1969
A.James Johnson (Con) 2064 63.4%
Richard Reilly R (ILP) 1192 36.6%
 
Con gain, Maj 872 26.8%.
May 1970
Donald Maltby R (Con) 2027 54.5%
Richard Reilly (Lab) 1692 45.5%
No change, Con Maj 335 9.0%.
May 1971
Richard Reilly (Lab) 2366 55.7%
Stanley Allin R (Con) 1883 44.3%
Lab gain, Maj 483 11.4%.
May 1972
Terence Sweeney (Lab) 2142 51.6%
A.James Johnson R (Con) 2007 48.4%
Lab gain, Maj 135 3.3%.
June 1973 - 5 vacancies
Terence Sweeney R (Lab) 1961 59.0%
Julie Carter (Lab) 1935 58.2%
Anthony Carter (Lab) 1894 56.9%
John.N. Hughes R (Lab) 1892 56.9%
George Rowling (Lab) 1685 50.7%
A.James Johnson (Con) 1650 49.6%
Sylvia Dolby (Con) 1648 49.5%
Stanley Allin (Con) 1647 49.5%
William Neale (Con) 1585 47.7%
Richard Reilly R (ILP) 734 22.1%
Lab Maj 35 1.1%. All retiring 1976.
John N. Hughes was retiring councillor for Abbey.
Byelection - October 1975
Elizabeth Hodder (Con) 1467 44.3%
Stephen Dartford (Lab) 723 21.8%
U.Ann Corsellis (Lib) 505 15.3%
Charles Spencer (Ind) 360 10.9%
Richard Reilly (Ind) 255 7.7%
 
 
 
 
 
Con gain, Maj 744 22.5%. Retiring 1976.
General re-warding
Western parts of Cherry Hinton were transferred to Coleridge and the new Queen Edith's Ward.
May 1976 - 3 vacancies
John Phillips (Con) 1192 50.8%
John West (Con) 1086 46.3%
Gerald Coteman (Con) 1017 43.3%
Paul Holmes (Lab) 965 41.1%
John.N. Hughes R (Lab) 932 39.7%
Stephen Dartford (Lab) 889 37.9%
Con Maj 52 2.2%. Retiring 1980, 1979, 1978.
May 1978
Colin Barker (Con) 1321 52.0%
Anthony Carter (Lab) 1217 48.0%
 
 
 
 
No change, Con Maj 104 4.1%.
May 1979
Christopher Howard (Lab) 1804 44.2%
John West R (Con) 1683 41.3%
Charles Burch (Lib) 591 14.5%
 
 
 
Lab gain, Maj 121 3.0%.
May 1980
John Woodhouse (Lab) 1382 52.6%
John Phillips R (Con) 1059 40.3%
U.Ann Corsellis (Lib) 187 7.1%
Lab gain, Maj 323 12.3%.
May 1982
Adrian Herbert (Lab) 1123 38.9%
Allen Alderson (Con) 952 33.0%
Margaret Reiss R (SDP) 809 28.1%
Lab gain, Maj 171 5.9%.
Reiss was retiring councillor for Market.
May 1983
Christopher Howard R (Lab) 1443 46.0%
Kevin Akehurst (Con) 989 31.5%
Gale Waller (Lib) 703 22.4%
No change, Lab Maj 454.
May 1984
John Woodhouse R (Lab) 1389 49.1%
Rowena Davies (Con) 846 29.9%
June Greenwell (SDP) 592 20.9%
No change, Lab Maj 543 19.2%.
May 1986
Thomas Ling (Lab) 1199 41.8%
Ann Wright (Con) 936 32.6%
Norman Braddick (SDP) 734 25.6%
No change, Lab Maj 263 9.2%.
May 1987
Ann Wright (Con) 1262 37.3%
Christopher Howard R (Lab) 1200 35.5%
Mary Basham (Lib) 918 27.2%
Con gain, Maj 62 1.8%.
May 1988
John Woodhouse R (Lab) 1623 51.6%
Barry Wright (Con) 1191 37.8%
H.Michael Allan (SLD) 333 10.6%
 
No change, Lab Maj 432 13.7%.
May 1990
Alexander MacEachern (Lab) 1502 53.9%
Richard Baty (Con) 885 31.7%
Patrick Tooth (Gre) 218 7.8%
Ken Lowe (LDm) 184 6.6%
No change, Lab Maj 617 22.1%.
May 1991
Stephen Hillier (Con) 1182 44.4%
Anthony Schofield (Lab) 1150 43.2%
Kevin Wilkins (LDm) 332 12.5%
 
No change, Con Maj 32 1.2%.
May 1992
M.Tim Seaton (Con) 1193 43.6%
Anthony Schofield (Lab) 973 35.5%
Suzanne Henney (LDm) 220 8.0%
Elizabeth Cooper (Gre) 66 2.4%
Peter Chaplin (USp) 65 2.4%
Con gain, Maj 220 8.1%.
May 1994
Alexander MacEachern R (Lab) 1391 52.5%
Jason Webb (Con) 888 33.5%
Ashley Woodford (LDm) 370 14.0%
 
 
No change, Lab Maj 503 19.0%.
May 1995
Robert Dryden (Lab) 1478 63.3%
Eric Barrett-Payton (Con) 602 25.8%
Ashley Woodford (LDm) 256 11.0%
 
 
Lab gain, Maj 876 37.5%.
May 1996
Geoffrey Howe (Lab) 1022 55.4%
Eric Barrett-Payton (Con) 510 27.6%
Edna Howarth (LDm) 313 17.0%
Lab gain, Maj 512 27.8%.
May 1998
Graham Stuart (Con) 893 46.6%
Richard Carling (Lab) 862 45.0%
Ashley Woodford (LDm) 161 8.4%
Con gain, Maj 31 1.6%.
May 1999
Robert Dryden R (Lab) 1264 53.0%
Christopher Howell (Con) 989 41.4%
Frances Amrani (LDm) 134 5.6%
No Change, Lab Maj 275 11.5%.
May 2000
Christopher Howell (Con) 1138 49.8%
George Rowling (Lab) 994 43.5%
Frances Amrani (LDm) 152 6.7%
 
Con gain, Maj 144 6.3%
May 2002
Graham Stuart R (Con) 1174 49.3%
Stuart Newbold (Lab) 948 39.8%
Frances Amrani (LDm) 196 8.2%
Daryl Tayar (Gre) 64 2.7%
No Change, Con Maj 226 9.5%
May 2003
Robert Dryden R (Lab) 1072 43.3%
Justin Hinchcliffe (Con) 1021 41.2%
Geoffrey Heathcock (LDm) 311 12.6%
Shayne Mitchell (Gre) 73 2.9%
No Change, Lab Maj 51 2.1%
General re-warding
Cherry Hinton gained areas in the west from Coleridge and Queen Edith's.
June 2004
Robert Dryden R (Lab) 1275 43.8%
Russell McPherson (Lab) 1057 36.3%
Eric Barrett-Payton (Con) 1027 35.3%
Christopher Howell R (Con) 1014 34.8%
Graham Palmer (Con) 983 33.8%
Stuart Newbold (Lab) 938 32.2%
Geoffrey Heathcock (LDm) 556 19.1%
Ben Hutchings (LDm) 400 13.7%
Simon Rodgers (LDm) 350 12.0%
Neil Ford (Gre) 242 8.3%
Lab gain, Lab Maj 43 1.5%, Con Maj 89 3.1%. Retiring in 2008, 2007 & 2006.
May 2006
Stuart Newbold (Lab) 1071 42.9%
Eric Barrett-Payton R (Con) 864 34.6%
Natalie Mayer-Hutchings (LDm) 367 14.7%
Neil Ford (Gre) 193 7.7%
 
 
 
 
 
 
Lab gain, Lab Maj 207 8.3%
May 2007
Russell McPherson R (Lab) 1126 46.1%
Sarah El-Neil (Con) 806 33.0%
L.Keith Edkins (LDm) 257 10.5%
Hamish Downer (Gre) 130 5.3%
Marjorie Barr (UKI) 121 5.0%
No Change, Lab Maj 320 13.1%
May 2008
Robert Dryden R (Lab) 1247 52.0%
Sarah El-Neil (Con) 827 34.5%
David Willingham (LDm) 167 7.0%
Neil Ford (Gre) 157 6.5%
 
No change, Lab Maj 420 17.5%
May 2010
Stuart Newbold R (Lab) 1610 38.4%
Edward Macnaghten (Con) 1231 29.4%
L.Keith Edkins (LDm) 1023 24.4%
Ross Pooley (Gre) 328 7.8%
 
No change, Lab Maj 379 9.0%
May 2011 - 2 vacancies
Mark Ashton (Lab) 1525 51.5%
Russell McPherson R (Lab) 1464 49.4%
Edward Turnham (Con) 880 29.7%
Timothy Haire (Con) 865 29.2%
Jane Esgate (Gre) 304 10.3%
Neil Ford (Gre) 267 9.0%
L.Keith Edkins (LDm) 246 8.3%
Joe Ryan (LDm) 205 6.9%
No change, Lab Maj 584 19.7%. Second place retiring 2014
May 2012
Robert Dryden R (Lab) 1556 73.2%
Angela Ozturk (Con) 385 18.1%
Keith Edkins (LDm) 185 8.7%
 
 
 
 
 
No change, Lab Maj 1171 55.1%
May 2014
Russell McPherson R (Lab) 1533 60.6%
Timothy Haire (Con) 613 24.2%
Keith Edkins (LDm) 383 15.1%
 
 
 
 
 
No change, Lab Maj 920 36.4%
May 2015
Mark Ashton R (Lab) 1839 43.5%
Timothy Haire (Con) 843 19.9%
Ed Sexton (LDm) 790 18.7%
Alex Crowson (UKI) 393 9.3%
Phillip Barnett (Gre) 364 8.6%
No change, Lab Maj 996 23.6%
May 2016
Robert Dryden R (Lab) 1373 60.8%
Eric Barrett-Payton (Con) 367 16.2%
Jamie Dalzell (LDm) 210 9.3%
Richard Jeffs (UKI) 166 7.3%
Caitlin Patterson (Gre) 143 6.3%
No change, Lab Maj 1006 44.5%
 

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