New Ross (UK Parliament constituency)
|Former Borough constituency|
for the House of Commons
|Number of members||One|
|Replaced by||South Wexford|
New Ross was a United Kingdom Parliament constituency, in Ireland, returning one Member of Parliament (MP). It was an original constituency represented in Parliament when the Union of Great Britain and Ireland took effect on 1 January 1801.
Members of Parliament
The use of Roman numerals, in brackets, is to distinguish between two MPs with the same name. It is not suggested that the men were known in that way, during their lifetimes.
Elections in the 1840s
|Whig gain from Irish Repeal|
|Irish Repeal||John Hyacinth Talbot||76||61.3||N/A|
|Irish Repeal gain from Whig||Swing||N/A|
Elections in the 1850s
|Independent Irish||Charles Gavan Duffy||82||72.6||N/A|
|Independent Irish gain from Irish Repeal||Swing||N/A|
Duffy resigned by accepting the of Steward of the Chiltern Hundreds, causing a by-election.
|Whig||Thomas Nicholas Redington||66||43.1||−29.5|
|Conservative gain from Independent Irish||Swing||+29.5|
|Conservative||Samuel Robert Graves||71||44.1||N/A|
|Conservative gain from Independent Irish||Swing||N/A|
|Liberal||Joseph Neale McKenna||77||47.2||N/A|
Elections in the 1860s
Tottenham resigned, causing a by-election.
|Conservative||Charles George Tottenham||81||50.6||−2.2|
|Liberal||Joseph Neale McKenna||79||49.4||+2.2|
|Conservative||Charles George Tottenham||Unopposed|
|Liberal gain from Conservative|
Elections in the 1870s
|Home Rule||John Dunbar||122||60.1||N/A|
|Conservative||Charles George Tottenham||81||39.9||N/A|
|Home Rule gain from Liberal||Swing||N/A|
Dunbar's death caused a by-election.
|Conservative||Charles George Tottenham||95||51.4||+11.5|
|Home Rule||George Delany||90||48.6||−11.5|
|Conservative gain from Home Rule||Swing||+11.5|
Elections in the 1880s
|Home Rule||Joseph Foley||165||68.2||+8.1|
|Conservative||Charles George Tottenham||77||31.8||−8.1|
|Home Rule hold||Swing||+8.1|
Foley resigned, causing a by-election.
|Home Rule||John Redmond||Unopposed|
|Home Rule hold|
- Smith, Henry Stooks (1842). The Register of Parliamentary Contested Elections (Second ed.). Simpkin, Marshall & Company. p. 239. Retrieved 6 October 2018 – via Google Books.
- Walker, B.M., ed. (1978). Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801-1922. Dublin: Royal Irish Academy. ISBN 0901714127.
- "New Ross Election". Tipperary Free Press. 7 March 1856. p. 3. Retrieved 6 October 2018 – via British Newspaper Archive.
- The Parliaments of England by Henry Stooks Smith (1st edition published in three volumes 1844–50), 2nd edition edited (in one volume) by F.W.S. Craig (Political Reference Publications 1973)
- Parliamentary Election Results in Ireland, 1801–1922, edited by B.M. Walker (Royal Irish Academy 1978)
- Leigh Rayment's Historical List of MPs – Constituencies beginning with "N" (part 2)