Killyleagh (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Coordinates: 54°24′04″N 5°38′56″W / 54.401°N 5.649°W / 54.401; -5.649

Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1613 (1613)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

Killyleagh was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. It was named for the village of Killyleagh.


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

Members of Parliament, 1613–1801[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Bernard Magennis Tool O'Neile
1692 Sir Patrick Dun James Sloane
1695 Hans Hamilton
1703 Hans Stevenson John Haltridge
1713 James Stevenson
1715 Robert Ross
1725 James Stevenson
1727 James Stevenson
1739 Alexander Hamilton
1761 Bernard Ward [note 1] John Congreve
1761 John Blackwood
1768 Viscount Ikerrin Sir Archibald Acheson, 6th Bt [note 2]
1769 Arthur Johnston
1774 Hon. Pierce Butler
1776 Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Bt Robert Blackwood
1788 James Stevenson Blackwood [note 3]
1790 Hon. Robert Ward
1798 Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Bt
1799 Hans Blackwood
1800 Daniel Mussenden
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. ^ Also elected for Down in 1761, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Also elected for Armagh County in 1768, for which he chose to sit
  3. ^ Succeeded as 3rd Baronet in 1799


  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.