Carlow County (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Former County constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Carlow County

Carlow County was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1800.


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

Members of Parliament[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Dudley Bagnal Henry Lutterel
1692 Sir Thomas Butler, 3rd Bt John Tench
1695 John Allen
1703 Pierce Butler [note 1]
1704 Thomas Burdett
1713 Jeffrey Paul
1715 Francis Harrison Thomas Burdett [note 2]
1725 Jeffrey Paul
1727 Robert Burton
1730 Richard Butler [note 3]
1761 Benjamin Burton Thomas Butler
1767 John Hyde
1768 Beauchamp Bagenal William Henry Burton
1776 William Bunbury
1778 Beauchamp Bagenal
1783 Sir Richard Butler, 7th Bt
1790 Henry Bruen
1796 Sir Richard Butler, 7th Bt
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Carlow County


  1. ^ Succeeded as 4th Baronet in 1704
  2. ^ Created a baronet in 1723
  3. ^ Succeeded as 5th Baronet in 1732


  1. ^ 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. 
  • 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.