Bandonbridge was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.
Boundaries and Boundary Changes
This constituency was based in the town of Bandon in County Cork.
Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough was disfranchised but retained one seat at the Union.
It was incorporated by charter in 1613 with a Provost, 12 Burgesses and freemen. It had a Corporation, the patron being Francis Bernard and the electorate consisted of 13 burgesses and 50 freemen. In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Bandonbridge was represented with two members.
Members of Parliament, 1613–1801
- ^ Created a baronet in 1799
- O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7.
- Johnston-Liik, E. M. (2002). History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800, Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation (28 Feb 2002), ISBN 1-903688-09-4
- T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne, A New History of Ireland 1534-1691, Oxford University Press, 1978
- Tim Cadogan and Jeremiah Falvey, A Biographical Dictionary of Cork, 2006, Four Courts Press ISBN 1-84682-030-8
- Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commons( ) cites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.