John Moore, 1st Baron Moore

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John Moore, 1st Baron Moore PC (c. 1676 – 8 September 1725), was an Irish politician.

Moore was the son of Thomas Moore and Ellen Colley, daughter of Dudley Cowley, Member of Parliament for Philipstown.[1] He was returned to the Irish Parliament for Philipstown in 1703, a seat he held until 1713, and then represented King's County between 1713 and 1715.[2] He was sworn of the Irish Privy Council in August 1715[3] and raised to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Moore, of Tullamore in the King's County, in October of the same year.[4]

Lord Moore married firstly Mary Lum, daughter of Elnathan Lum, in 1697. After his first wife's death he married secondly Elizabeth Sankey, daughter of John Sankey. He died in September 1725 and was succeeded in the barony by his son from his first marriage, Charles, who was created Earl of Charleville in 1758.[1]


Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
John Lovett
Duke Giffard
Member of Parliament for Philipstown
With: George Monck
Succeeded by
John Forster
James Peppard
Preceded by
Sir William Parsons, Bt
William Purefoy
Member of Parliament for King's County
With: James Forth
Succeeded by
William Purefoy
Sir William Parsons, Bt
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Baron Moore
Succeeded by
Charles Moore