Waterford City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Waterford City
Former Corporation constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1264 (1264)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Waterford City - One seat

Waterford City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1264 to 1800. Following the Act of Union of 1800 the borough retained one seat.

Boundaries and Boundary Changes[edit]

This constituency was based in the city of Waterford in County Waterford.


It was incorporated by charter in 1264 with freeholders and freemen.

Members of Parliament[edit]


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament John Porter Nicholas FitzGerald
1692 Henry Nicholls Anthony Suxbury
1695 Richard Christmas
1703 Maynard Christian
1713 Thomas Christmas
1715 John Mason
1738 Ambrose Congreve
1739 Robert Carew
1741 Christmas Paul
1747 Samuel Barker
1748 Shapland Carew
1761 Cornelius Bolton Henry Alcock
1769 Shapland Carew
1776 Cornelius Bolton Robert Shapland Carew
1783 Henry Alcock
1798 William Congreve Alcock
1801 Replaced by Westminster constituency Waterford City


See also[edit]


  • Johnston-Liik, E. M. (2002). History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800, Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation (28 Feb 2002), ISBN 1-903688-09-4, on line [1]
  • T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne, A New History of Ireland 1534-1691, Oxford University Press, 1978
  • 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.