Dungarvan (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Dungarvan
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1610 (1610)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Dungarvan

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

Members of Parliament, 1610–1801[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament John Hore Martin Hore
1692 Charles Bourchier William Buckner
1703 James Barry (1659-1717) Roger Power
1709 Henry Pyne
1713 James Barry (1689-1743) Robert Carew
1715 James Barry (1659-1717)
1717 Redmond Barry
1721 James Barry (1689-1743)
1727 Benjamin Parry Thomas Carter [note 1]
October 1727 Thomas Uniacke [note 2]
1728 Robert Dillon
1736 Robert Roberts
1747 John Ussher
1749 Richard Boyle [note 3]
1758 Robert Boyle-Walsingham
1761 Thomas Carew
1768 Sir William Osborne, 8th Bt Robert Carew
1776 John Bennett [note 4]
1777 Godfrey Greene
1783 Marcus Beresford
1790 Chambre Brabazon Ponsonby
January 1798 John Brabazon Ponsonby
April 1798 Edward Lee
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Dungarvan

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Also elected for Hillsborough in 1727, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1727
  3. ^ Styled as Viscount Boyle from 1756
  4. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1776

References[edit]

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

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.