St Pancras North by-election, 1949

A by-election for the constituency of St Pancras North in the United Kingdom House of Commons was held on 10 March 1949, caused by the resignation of the incumbent Labour MP George House. The result was a hold for the Labour Party, with their candidate Kenneth Robinson.


St Pancras North by-election, 1949[1]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour Kenneth Robinson 16,185
Conservative N S Shields 11,118
Communist John Mahon 854
Majority 5,067

Previous election

General Election 1945: St Pancras North[2]
Party Candidate Votes % ±
Labour George House 16,738 63.8
Conservative Robert Grant-Ferris 9,108 34.7
Independent JB Gilmour 403 1.5
Majority 7,630 29.1
Turnout 71.1


  1. "1949 By Election Results". Archived from the original on 2012-10-10. Retrieved 2015-09-19.
  2. "Politics Resources". Election 1945. Politics Resources. 5 July 1945. Retrieved 2011-11-08.
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