Kildare Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Kildare Borough
Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1801
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Kildare Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.


In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kildare Borough was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament[edit]

Parliaments of Charles I[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Francis Leigh Robert Porter
1692 Thomas Medlycott Francis Robartes
August 1695 William Palmer [note 1]
1695 John Davys
1703 Thomas Jones Richard Locke
1715 James Barry Maurice Keating [note 2]
1716 Richard Warren
1725 Maurice Keating
1727 Robert Dixon
1732 John Digby
1735 Robert Downes
1755 Robert Harman
May 1761 Edward Sandford [note 3] Henry Sandford
1761 Garret FitzGerald
1768 Marquess of Kildare [note 4] Patriot Maurice Keating
1769 Simon Digby Joseph Henry
1776 Sir FitzGerald Aylmer, 6th Bt
1783 Lord Henry FitzGerald Patriot
1790 Robert Graydon
1796 Jones Harrison
1798 James FitzGerald Patriot Brydges Trecothic Henniker
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. ^ Also elected for Castlebar in 1695, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1715
  3. ^ Also elected for Harristown in 1761, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Also elected for Dublin City in 1768, for which he chose to sit


  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 502