Bangor (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Coordinates: 54°39′18″N 5°40′30″W / 54.655°N 5.675°W / 54.655; -5.675

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

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


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

Members of Parliament, 1613–1801[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Bangor was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Francis Annesley David Campbell
1695 Sir James Hamilton
1698 Henry Maxwell
1707 Charles O'Neill
1713 Capel Moore Robert Ward
1715 Michael Ward [note 1] Hans Hamilton [note 2]
1716 Edward Riggs Acheson Moore
November 1727 Michael Ward
1727 Sir Robert Maude, 1st Bt
1751 Mathew Forde
1761 Robert Ward Robert Hamilton
1767 John Parnell
1768 Bernard Ward [note 3] John Blackwood [note 4]
1771 Hon. Nicholas Ward
1776 Hon. Pierce Butler [note 5] Hon. Edward Ward [note 6]
1778 Edward Hunt
1783 Richard Magenis
1790 Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Bt Sir John Parnell, 2nd Bt [note 7]
1791 John Keane
1798 Hon. Robert Ward John Stewart
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. ^ Also elected for Down in 1715, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Also elected for Newry in 1715, for which he chose to sit
  3. ^ Also elected for Down in 1768, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Succeeded as 2nd Baronet in 1774
  5. ^ Also elected for Callan in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  6. ^ Also elected for Down in 1783, for which he chose to sit
  7. ^ Also elected for Queen's County in 1790, for which he chose to sit


  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 501


  • 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. 
  • 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.