Lanesborough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Former Borough constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1800

Lanesborough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. It takes its name from the village of Lanesborough in Co. Longford.

Members of Parliament[edit]


Election First member Second member
1661 Maurice Barklay Sir Edward Crofton, 1st Baronet

1689 (Patriot Parliament)[edit]

Election First member Second member
1689 Oliver FitzGerald Roger Farrell


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1692 Fergus Farrell [1] Sir Humphrey Jervis
October 1692 Thomas Handcock
1695 Richard Gardiner
1703 Nicholas Sankey Henry Fox
1713 William Burgh Wentworth Harman
1715 Robert Bray[2]
1727 Thomas Marlay Thomas Burgh
1731 Anthony Marlay
1759 John Hely-Hutchinson Patriot
1761 William Harward Henry Gore
1768 Matthias Earbery
1771 Edward Bellingham Swan
1776 Robert Dillon John Hely-Hutchinson Administration
October 1783 David La Touche[3]
1783 Cornelius Bolton
1790 Gervase Parker Bushe Stephen Moore
1794 William Smith
January 1798 Edmond Stanley John La Touche[4]
1798 Richard Martin
1800 John Kelly[5]


  1. ^ expelled on 22 October 1692
  2. ^ William Burgh, and Henry Fox declared not duly elected in 1715
  3. ^ Also returned for Belturbet, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Also returned for Co. Kildare, for which he chose to sit
  5. ^ The last man returned to the Irish Parliament, but never took his seat