Midleton (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Midleton
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1671 (1671)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised.

Midleton was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. Incorporated by Charter, 1671 whereby it was granted to Sir John Brodrick with a Corporation sovereign, two bailiffs and 12 burgesses. It was disenfranchised at the Act of Union and compensation of £15,000 paid to Viscount Midleton. Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough was disfranchised.

Boundaries and Boundary Changes[edit]

This constituency was based in the town of Midleton in County Cork.

Members of Parliament[edit]

1692–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1692 Thomas Brodrick Hon. Henry Petty
August 1695 Francis Brewster St John Brodrick
1695 Charles Oliver
1703 St John Brodrick Robert Foulke
1707 Henry Boyle
1713 Arthur Hyde Jephson Busteed
1715 Thomas Brodrick Edward Corker
1727 Richard Bettesworth Eaton Stannard
1741 William Annesley
1755 James Hamilton [1]
1758 James St John Jeffreyes
1759 Francis Andrews
1761 Thomas Brodrick
1768 Edward Brodrick
1776 Thomas Brodrick Henry Brodrick
1783 Thomas Pigott Arthur Dawson
1794 Benjamin Blake Woodward
1798 Richard Hardinge
1799 John Francis Cradock
1800 Hon. Richard Annesley
1801 Constituency disenfranchised

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ from 1756 James Hamilton, Viscount Limerick

Elections[edit]

  • 1692
  • 1695
  • 1703
  • 1707
  • 1713
  • 1715
  • 1716
  • 1727
  • 1741 (by-election)
  • 1775 (by-election)
  • 1758
  • 1759
  • 1761
  • 1768
  • 1776
  • 1781
  • 1783
  • 1790
  • 1793
  • 1797
  • 1799
  • 1800

See also[edit]

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