Tag: William Johnston Ballykilbeg

  • Belfast Elects Liberal MP. Lanyon and Tories Defeated.

    Belfast Elects Liberal MP. Lanyon and Tories Defeated.

    Liberal Thomas McClure elected as Belfast MP -Charles Lanyon Loses Seat Conservatives lose 5 out of 6 Borough seats Many contemporary writers concluded that the Ulster Borough Elections of 1868 marked a significant change in voting patterns in Ulster. The conservative party which had previously held all eleven Borough seats lost five of the six […]