Hillsborough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Coordinates: 54°27′51″N 6°04′34″W / 54.4643°N 6.076°W / 54.4643; -6.076

Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created1662 (1662)
Replaced byDisenfranchised

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


In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Hillsborough was not represented.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1662–1801[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Hillsborough was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Sir John Magill William Shaw
1695 Michael Hill
1703 Thomas Keightley [note 1] Samuel Waring
1703 William Richardson
1713 Trevor Hill
1715 Arthur Hill
1727 Thomas Carter Francis Stoyte
1733 William Cooper [note 2]
1761 Arthur Trevor William Montgomery
1771 Charles Powell Leslie I
1776 Charles Dunbar [note 3]
1777 James Bailie
1788 Robert Johnson
January 1800 Chichester Fortescue
February 1800 William Edmond Reilly
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. ^ Also elected for Kildare County in 1703, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Created a baronet in 1758
  3. ^ Also elected for Blessington in 1776, for which he chose to sit


  1. ^ 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.