HC Deb 27 July 1859 vol 155 c509

, the Chairman of the Committee appointed to try the Petition against the return of Mr. W. H. Leatham, for the Borough of Wakefield, appeared at the Bar with the Report:—

House informed, that the Committee had determined, That William Henry Leatham is not duly elected a Burgess to serve in this present Parliament for the Borough of Wakefield. That the last Election for the said Borough is a void Election. And the said Determinations were ordered to be entered in the Journals of this House.