John Moore (1756–1834)

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John Moore (1756 - 21 May 1834) was an Irish politician.

Moore was the son of John Moore (1726–1809), of Drumbanagher, County Armagh, Member of Parliament for Ballynakill, great-grandson of Arthur Moore, younger son of Garret Moore, 1st Viscount Moore, ancestor of the Earls and Marquesses of Drogheda. His mother was Gertrude Baillie, daughter of Capt. Francis Baillie.[1]

Moore was returned to the Irish House of Commons for Ballynakill in 1783 (succeeding his father-in-law), a seat he held until 1790, and then represented Lisburn until 1798 and Newry between 1799 and 1800.[2] He continued to represent Newry in the British Parliament from 1801-02.[3]

Personal life/death[edit]

Moore married Mary Stewart, daughter of Sir Annesley Stewart, 6th Baronet, in 1781. They had no children. He died on 21 May 1834.[where?][1]

See also[edit]


Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Sir William Montgomery, Bt
Sir Annesley Stewart, Bt
Member of Parliament for Ballynakill
With: Sir William Montgomery, Bt 1783–1789
John Egan 1789–1790
Succeeded by
John Tydd
Eyre Coote
Preceded by
William Sharman
William Jones
Member of Parliament for Lisburn
With: George Hatton
Succeeded by
George Hatton
Stewart Bruce
Preceded by
Robert Ross
Isaac Corry
Member of Parliament for Newry
With: Isaac Corry
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
New constituency Member of Parliament for Newry
Succeeded by
Isaac Corry