Enniskillen (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Coordinates: 54°20′49″N 7°38′24″W / 54.347°N 7.640°W / 54.347; -7.640

Enniskillen
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1613 (1613)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Enniskillen

Enniskillen was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.

History[edit]

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Enniskillen was not represented.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1613–1801[edit]

1613–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1613 Roger Atkinson Humphrey Farnham
1634 Sir John Borlaise Sir Paul Davys
1639 Sir John Borlaise Arthur Champion
1661 Sir Michael Cole Sir Robert Cole
1689 Enniskillen was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Sir Arthur Cole, 2nd Bt Sir Michael Cole
1695 Abraham Creighton
1703 John Cole
1711 John Corry
1713 Richard Cole
1727 James Saunderson
1730 John Cole
1761 Hon. William Willoughby Cole Richard Gorges
February 1768 Richard Gorges [note 1]
August 1768 Armar Lowry [note 2]
1769 Bernard Smyth Ward
1771 Hugh Henry Mitchell
1776 Sir Archibald Acheson, 6th Bt John Leigh
1777 Henry Flood Irish Patriot Party
October 1783 Sir John Blaquiere [note 3] John McClintock
1783 James Stewart
1790 Arthur Cole-Hamilton Richard Magenis
1797 Hon. Lowry Cole
1800 Henry Osborne
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Enniskillen

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Changed surnamed Gorges-Meredyth in 1775
  2. ^ Also elected for Tyrone in 1768, for which he chose to sit
  3. ^ Also elected for Carlingford in 1783, for which he chose to sit

References[edit]

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

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