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The by-election was held on 19 December 1901, and was precipitated by the death of sitting MP, Arthur Morrison. The seat was won by fellow Liberal Thomas Sidey.
There was a large crowd at the declaration of the results, the crowd was rather rowdy and many rotten eggs were thrown at runner-up William Earnshaw.
The following table gives the election results:
|Conservative||William Henry Warren||122||2.67||-35.32|
|Independent||John James Meikle||27||0.59|
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