Carrickfergus (UK Parliament constituency)

Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Replaced by East Antrim
Created from Carrickfergus

Carrickfergus is a 19th-century United Kingdom Parliament constituency, in Northern Ireland, represented, between 1801 and 1885, by one MP.


This constituency was the Parliamentary borough of Carrickfergus in County Antrim.

Members of Parliament

1801, January 1 Noah Dalway 1801: Co-opted
1802, July 30 Lord Spencer Chichester Tory Resigned
1807, April 29 James Craig Whig Initially elected four weeks earlier, in the 31 March 1807 Carrickfergus by-election
1812, November 5 Arthur Chichester Tory
1818, July 1 Earl of Belfast Tory
1820, March 16 Sir Arthur Chichester, Bt Tory Created Baronet 13 September 1821
1830, August 10 Lord George Augusta Hill Whig
1832, December 9 Conway Richard Dobbs Conservative 1 Election declared void on petition and writ suspended March 1833
1835, January 10 Peter Kirk Conservative
1847, August 3 Hon. Wellington Stapleton-Cotton Conservative
1857, April 2 William Cary Dobbs Conservative
1859, May 6 Robert Torrens Conservative
1868, November 21 Marriott Robert Dalway Conservative Opposed in 1880 for supporting Gladstone
1880, April 2 Thomas Greer Conservative Last MP for the constituency
1885 Constituency abolished

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