Westmeath (UK Parliament constituency)
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|Former County constituency
for the House of Commons
|Replaced by||North Westmeath and South Westmeath|
|Created from||North Westmeath and South Westmeath|
Westmeath is a former UK Parliament constituency in Ireland, returning two Members of Parliament 1801–1885 and one in 1918–1922.
Members of Parliament
|1918||Laurence Ginnell||Sinn Féin|
- Resigned, 1808
- Classified as a Tory, by Stooks Smith, from the 1812 general election. Died in office, 1824
- Re-elected as a candidate of a Whig Party/Repeal Association electoral pact, in 1835 and 1837.
- 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 "W" (part 3)[self-published source][better source needed]
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