Carrick (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Carrick
Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1614 (1614)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Carrick (also known as Carrick Borough) was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1614 to 1800. It returned two members.

Boundaries and Boundary Changes[edit]

This constituency was the borough of Carrick-on-Shannon in County Leitrim.

History[edit]

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Carrick was not represented.[1] Under the terms of the Act of Union 1800, the constituency was disenfranchised and abolished.

Members of Parliament, 1614–1801[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

  • 1639: Sir George St George
Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Carrick was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Roger Smith Owen Wynne
August 1695 Richard St George [note 1] John French
1695 Arthur Cooper
1703 Sir George St George Oliver St George
1713 John French
1714 Edward Ormsby
1715 John Ussher Richard St George
1741 St George St George
1755 John Pomeroy
1761 Robert French
1763 Dudley Alexander Sydney Cosby
1768 Henry Sandford Robert Clements [note 2]
1776 Nathaniel Clements
1777 Edward Sneyd
1777 Robert Tighe
1781 Edward King
October 1783 Hon. Thomas Pelham George Sandford [note 3]
1783 Edward King
1790 Hon. Nathaniel Clements [note 4] [note 5]
1794 Nathaniel Sneyd
1798 William Gore
1800 Robert Tighe
1801 Disenfranchised

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also elected for Galway Borough in 1695, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Also elected for Donegal County in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  3. ^ Also elected for Roscommon Borough in 1783, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Styled as Viscount Clements from 1795
  5. ^ Also elected for Leitrim in 1798, for which he chose to sit

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 503

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