Dundalk (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Dundalk
Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1264 (1264)
Abolished 1801
Replaced by Dundalk

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

Members of Parliament, 1264–1801[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Robert Dermott John Dowdall
1692 Thomas Perceval William Shaw
1695 Kilner Brasier
1703 Henry Bellingham James Somerville
1707 Richard Tisdall
1713 Henry Brooke
1715 James Hamilton
1719 Henry Morrison
1721 James Tisdall
1727 Thomas Fortescue Hans Hamilton
1728 John Hamilton
1757 James Fortescue
May 1761 James Smyth [note 1] Robert Waller
1761 David La Touche
1768 William Henry Fortescue [note 2]
1769 James Smyth
1771 James Sheil
1776 William Conyngham
1781 Robert Lindsay
1783 Viscount Jocelyn Hon. George Jocelyn
1798 John Jocelyn
1799 John Straton
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Dundalk

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also elected for Antrim Borough in 1761, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Also elected for Monaghan Borough in 1768, 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.