Dungannon (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Coordinates: 54°30′11″N 6°46′12″W / 54.503°N 6.770°W / 54.503; -6.770

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

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

History[edit]

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

Members of Parliament, 1613–1801[edit]

1613–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1613 Sir Garret Moore Sir Hugh Pollerde
1634 Sir Faithful Fortescue John Perkins
1639 John Chichester Thomas Madden. died and
repl. 1640 by
Sir Phelim O'Neill
1661 Sir Arthur Chichester Sir Thomas Bramhall, Bt
1689 Patriot Parliament Arthur O'Neill Patrick Donnelly
1692 John Hamilton Sir Robert Staples, 4th Bt
1695 Thomas Knox
September 1703 Oliver St George [note 1]
1703 Edward Brice
1713 Oliver St George
1727 Charles Echlin
1731 Thomas Knox
1755 Thomas Knox
1769 John Knox
1776 Charles O'Hara
1781 William Eden
October 1783 Edmund Sexton Pery [note 2] Patriot Hon. Thomas Knox
1783 Lorenzo Moore
1790 Hon. John Knox Hon. George Knox
1794 James Verner
1798 Hon. Charles Knox
1799 Richard Fortescue Sharkey
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Dungannon

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also elected for Carrick in 1703, for which he chose to sit. Replaced by Edward Brice
  2. ^ Also elected for Limerick City in 1783, for which he chose to sit

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 504

References[edit]

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.