Carlingford (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Carlingford
Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1801
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Carlingford 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, Carlingford was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Christopher Peppard FitzIgnatius Bryan Dermod
1692 Elnathan Lum Zaccheus Sedgwick
August 1695 Sir John Hanmer, 3rd Bt
1695 Elnathan Lum
1703 Charles Dering Arthur Hill
1705 William Balfour
1713 Sir Hans Hamilton, 2nd Bt James Stannus
1715 Blayney Townley
1721 William Stannus
1723 Robert Ross
1727 Harry Townley
1741 John Macarell
1757 William Townley-Balfour
1760 Blayney Townley-Balfour
1768 Robert Ross
1776 Thomas Knox [note 1] Theophilus Blakeney
1783 Sir John Blaquiere [note 2] Thomas Coghlan
1790 Sir Charles des Voeux, 1st Bt James Blaquiere
January 1798 Robert Ross [note 3] Robert Johnson [note 4]
1798 Richard Magenis Sir Thomas Lighton, 1st Bt
1801 Constituency disenfranchised

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Styled as The Honourable from 1781
  2. ^ Created a baronet in 1784
  3. ^ Also elected for Newry in 1798, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Also elected for Hillsborough in 1798, for which he chose to sit

References[edit]

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

Bibliography[edit]

  • 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.