St John Brodrick (died 1728)

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The Honourable St John Brodrick (c. 1685 – 21 February 1728), was an Anglo-Irish politician who sat in the Irish House of Commons from 1709 to 1728 and in the British House of Commons from 1721 to 1727.

Brodrick was son of Alan Brodrick, 1st Viscount Midleton and brother of Alan Brodrick, 2nd Viscount Midleton; his mother was Catherine Barry of Rathcormac.

Broderick represented Castlemartyr in the Irish House of Commons from 1709 to 1713, the City of Cork from 1713 to 1715 and then the County of Cork from 1715 to his death. On 9 June 1724 he was appointed to the Irish Privy Council. He was also returned as Member of Parliament for Bere Alston on petition on 6 June 1721 after a by-election and returned unopposed at the 1722 general election.[1]

By his wife Anne Hill, daughter of Michael Hill of Hillsborough and sister of Trevor Hill, 1st Viscount Hillsborough and Arthur Hill-Trevor, 1st Viscount Dungannon, he had at least four daughters. One, Anne, married James Jefferyes of Blarney Castle, son of Sir James Jeffreys and father of James St John Jeffreyes. Another, Mary, married Sir John Redmond Freke, 3rd Baronet.


  1. ^ "BRODRICK, Hon. St. John (c.1685-1728)". History of Parliament Online. Retrieved 23 September 2018.
Parliament of Great Britain
Preceded by
Lawrence Carter
Philip Cavendish
Member of Parliament for Bere Alston
With: Lawrence Carter 1721-1722
Sir John Hobart 1722-1724
Sir Robert Rich 1724-1727
Succeeded by
Sir John Hobart
Sir Francis Henry Drake