Kildare County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Kildare County
Former County constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1801
Replaced by Kildare

Kildare County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.

History[edit]

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kildare County was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliament of Henry VI[edit]

Parliament of James I[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament John Wogan George Aylmer
1692 George FitzGerald Robert FitzGerald
1698 Henry Colley
1703 Sir Kildare Borrowes, 3rd Bt Thomas Keightley
1709 Joshua Allen [note 1]
1715 Brabazon Ponsonby [note 2]
1725 Francis Allen
1727 Richard Allen Maurice Keating
1745 Sir Kildare Borrowes, 5th Bt
1761 Arthur Pomeroy
1776 Lord Charles FitzGerald
1783 John Wolfe
1790 Lord Edward FitzGerald Maurice Bagenal St Leger Keating
1798 John La Touche
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Kildare

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Styled as The Honourable from 1717
  2. ^ Styled as The Honourable from 1721

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 502

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