Carlow Borough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Former Borough constituency|
for the Irish House of Commons
|Replaced by||Carlow Borough|
Carlow Borough was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons.
Boundaries and boundary changes
In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Boyle was represented with two members. Following the Act of Union 1800 the borough retained one parliamentary seat in the United Kingdom House of Commons.
Members of Parliament, 1613–1801
- Barnaby O'Brien ("absent in England", replaced in January 1634, Edward Harman)
- James Rawson, Dublin
|Election||First member||First party||Second member||Second party|
|1689 Patriot Parliament||Mark Baggot||John Warren|
|1692||Sir William Russell, 4th Bt||Walter Weldon|
|1695||Edmond Jones||Robert Curtis|
|September 1703||Richard Wolseley||Hon. Charles Howard|
|1713||Sir Thomas Burdett, 1st Baronet|
|1727||James Hamilton||Richard Wolseley|
|1768||Edward Hoare||John Hyde|
|June 1776||John Prendergast||Hon. John Ponsonby|
|1783||Sir John Browne, 7th Bt||Charles des Voeux|
|January 1790||Hon. James Caulfield Browne|
|May 1790||Augustus Cavendish-Bradshaw||John Ormsby Vandeleur|
|1796||Sir Frederick Flood, 1st Bt|
|January 1798||Henry Sadlier Prittie||William Elliot|
|1801||Succeeded by the Westminster constituency Carlow Borough|
- O'Hart, John (2007). The Irish and Anglo-Irish Landed Gentry: When Cromwell came to Ireland. vol. II. Heritage Books. ISBN 0-7884-1927-7.
- Lord Walter FitzGerald, "The Castle and Manor of Carlow, Part II", in Journal of the County Kildare Archaeological Society And Surrounding Districts 6:5 (January 1911), 364–397 (396)
- 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.