Monaghan Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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

Monaghan Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800. Between 1725 and 1793 Catholics and those married to Catholics could not vote.

Members of Parliament[edit]

1692–1801[edit]

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1692 Charles Dering Edward Forde
1695 Robert Echlin
1703 Sir Thomas Prendergast, 1st Bt Sir Richard Vernon, 3rd Bt
1710 Sir Alexander Cairnes, 1st Bt
1713 Francis Lucas Richard Pockrich
1715 Hugh Willoughby
1727 Sir Alexander Cairnes, 1st Bt
1733 Sir Henry Cairnes, 2nd Bt
1743 John Dawson
1747 William Blair Baptist Johnston
1753 Oliver Anketell
1761 William Henry Fortescue Richard Dawson
1767 Richard Power
1768 Robert Cuninghame
1771 Henry Westenra
1776 James Fortescue [1]
1777 Robert Dobson
October 1783 Thomas James Fortescue [2]
1783 Theophilus Jones [3]
1791 Cromwell Price
1796 Henry Westenra
January 1798 William Charles Fortescue [4]
1798 William Fortescue
1800 Faithful William Fortescue
1801 Constituency disenfranchised


References[edit]

  1. ^ Also returned for Co. Louth, for which he chose to sit
  2. ^ Also returned for Co. Louth, for which he chose to sit
  3. ^ At the general election in 1790, he was also returned for Co. Leitrim, for which he chose to sit
  4. ^ Also returned for Co. Louth, for which he chose to sit