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Kilkenny City
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created ()
Abolished1800
Replaced byKilkenny City

Kilkenny City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons until 1800.

History

In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Kilkenny City was represented with two members.[1]

Members of Parliament

1689–1801

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament John Rooth James Bryan
1692 Josiah Haydock Robert Smith
1695 Ebenezer Warren Standish Hartstonge (died 1704)
1703 Sir Thomas Smyth, 2nd Bt
1705 Viscount Tunbridge
1711 Sir Redmond Everard, 4th Bt
1713 Sir Richard Levinge, 1st Bt Darby Egan [note 1]
November 1715 Ebenezer Warren
1715 Maurice Cuffe
1721 Edward Warren
1727 William Gore John Blunden
1748 Ralph Gore
1752 William Evans Morres [note 2]
1761 John Blunden [note 3]
1768 Haydocke Evans Morres [note 4]
1776 Ralph Gore
1777 Eland Mossom
May 1778 Charles Agar [note 5]
July 1778 Gervase Parker Bushe
1783 William Cuffe John Butler
1792 Hon. John Wandesford Butler
1793 James Wemys
March 1796 Hon. James Wandesford Butler
1796 Bryan Kavanagh
1798 Thomas Kavanagh
1799 William Talbot
1801 Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Kilkenny City

Notes

  1. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1715
  2. ^ Created a baronet in 1758
  3. ^ Created a baronet in 1766
  4. ^ Succeeded ad 2nd Baronet in 1774
  5. ^ Declared not duly elected in 1778

References

  1. ^ O'Hart (2007), p. 502
  2. ^ a b c d e http://www.tara.tcd.ie/handle/2262/77206
  3. ^ Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 620.

Bibliography