Cavan Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
|Former Borough constituency|
for the Irish House of Commons
Cavan Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1611 to 1800.
Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.
Boundaries and Boundary Changes
It returned two members to the Parliament of Ireland from 1611 to 1800. In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Cavan Borough was represented with two members. The borough was disenfranchised under the terms of the Act of Union 1800.
Members of Parliament, 1611–1801
- 1613: Hugh Culme and George Seaton
- 1614: Walter Brady and Thomas Brady
- 1634–1635: Brockhill Taylor (died 1636) and Alan Cooke
- 1639–1649: Alan Cooke and Edward Lake (Lake expelled 1640)
Irish MPs sat in the Parliament of the Protectorate
- 1661–1666: William Moore and Thomas Ashe
|Election||First member||First party||Second member||Second party|
|1689 Patriot Parliament||Philip Og O'Reilly||Hugh Reily|
|1692||Thomas Ashe||Robert Saunders|
|1713||Charles Lambart||Theophilus Clements|
|1761||Nathaniel Clements [note 1]|
|1769||Henry Theophilus Clements|
|1776||Nathaniel Clements [note 2]|
|1783||Henry Theophilus Clements|
|1790||Lord Charles James FitzGerald|
|1798||Viscount Clements [note 3]|
- 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.