Bandonbridge (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
|Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Boundaries and Boundary Changes
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
Parliament of James I
- 1613-15 Sir Richard Moryson
|Election||First member||First party||Second member||Second party|
|1689 Patriot Parliament||Charles MacCarthy||Daniel MacCarthy Reagh|
|1692||Sir William Moore, 2nd Bt||Edward Riggs|
|1727||George Freke||Stephen Bernard|
|1761||William Conner||Thomas Adderley|
|1776||William Brabazon Ponsonby||Lodge Evans Morres|
|1790||Broderick Chinnery [note 1]|
|1798||Robert William O'Callaghan|
|1801||Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Bandon|
- Created a baronet in 1799
- O'Hart (2007), p. 500
- 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 Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.