Dungannon (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former Borough constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Replaced by||South Tyrone|
Dungannon was a United Kingdom Parliament constituency, in Ireland, returning one MP. It was an original constituency represented in Parliament when the Union of Great Britain and Ireland took effect on 1 January 1801.
Members of Parliament
Elections in the 1840s
Elections in the 1850s
Knox resigned again by accepting the office of Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds, causing a by-election.
Elections in the 1860s
Elections in the 1870s
|Liberal||Thomas Alexander Dickson||121||52.6||N/A|
|Liberal gain from Conservative||Swing||N/A|
Elections in the 1880s
|Liberal||Thomas Alexander Dickson||132||50.8|
On petition, Dickson was unseated and a by-election was called.
- Knox was returned in the ballot for Irish borough constituencies held in December 1800. However, he had been lost at sea the previous month while on his way to take up the post of Governor of Jamaica. This was not known at the time of the ballot. No writ to replace him was issued until 4 Nov 1801
- At both the 1802 and 1806 elections, George Knox was also returned for Dublin University, and chose to sit for that seat rather than for Dungannon.
- Stooks Smith, Henry (1842). The Register of Parliamentary Contested Elections: Containing the Uncontested Elections Since 1830. London: Simpkin, Marshall, & Co. p. 226. Retrieved 21 August 2019 – via Google Books.
- Thomas Alexander Dickson had been re-elected at the general election in April 1880, but his election was declared void on 10 June 1880
- Walker, B.M., ed. (1978). Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0901714127.
- "Ireland". Shrewsbury Chronicle. 9 August 1850. p. 4. Retrieved 30 September 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- "Dungannon Elections". Northern Standard. 24 July 1852. p. 4. Retrieved 30 September 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- The Parliaments of England by Henry Stooks Smith (1st edition published in three volumes 1844-50), 2nd edition edited (in one volume) by F.W.S. Craig (Political Reference Publications 1973)
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "D" (part 4 )
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