Killybegs (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Killybegs
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created1616 (1616)
Abolished1800
Replaced byDisenfranchised

Killybegs 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, Killybegs was not represented.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1616–1801[edit]

1689–1801[edit]

  • 1634–1635 Thomas Tallys and James Galbraith[2]
  • 1639–1649 Edward Tarleton and Thomas Tallys [2]
  • 1661 Sir Robert Murray and William Knight (sat for Belfast - replaced by Thomas Burton. Burton AWOL-replaced 1665 by Sir John Lyndon) [2]
Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Killybegs was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Henry Conyngham Thomas Smith
1695 Charles Hamilton Charles Melvyn
1703 Benjamin Parry
1710 Thomas Pearson
1713 Henry Maxwell
1715 Charles Vane
1719 Robert Colvill
1727 William Conyngham Henry Conyngham
1739 Leslie Corry
1741 Henry Conyngham
1749 Henry Gore
1753 Francis Pierpoint Burton
1761 Richard Jones William Gerard Hamilton
1768 Henry Hamilton [note 1] Thomas Allan
1776 William Burton [note 2]
1777 John Knox [note 3]
October 1783 William Burton Conyngham James FitzGerald [note 4] Patriot
1783 William Colvill
May 1790 Francis Nathaniel Burton [note 5] John Wolfe
1790 Sir Henry Cavendish, 2nd Bt
January 1798 Francis Nathaniel Burton [note 6] Richard Archdall
1798 Francis McNamara
1801 Disenfranchised

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Created a baronet in 1775
  2. ^ Also elected for Ennis in 1776, for which he chose to sit
  3. ^ Styles as The Honourable from 1781
  4. ^ Also elected for Tulsk in 1783, for which he chose to sit
  5. ^ Also elected for Clare in 1790, for which he chose to sit
  6. ^ Also elected for Clare in 1798, for which he chose to sit

References[edit]

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 501
  2. ^ a b c Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 612.

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.