Coleraine (UK Parliament constituency)

Former Borough constituency
for the House of Commons
Number of members One
Replaced by North Londonderry

Coleraine is a former United Kingdom Parliament constituency, in Ireland, returning one MP. It was an original constituency represented in Parliament when the Union of Great Britain and Ireland took effect on 1 January 1801.


This constituency was the Parliamentary borough of Coleraine in County Londonderry.

Members of Parliament

1801, January 1 Walter Jones Tory 1801: Co-opted
1806, November 13 Sir George Fitzgerald Hill, Bt Tory Also returned by and elected to sit for Londonderry City
1807, February 4 Walter Jones Tory Resigned
1809, June 26 John Poer Beresford Tory
1812, October 17 Lord George Thomas Beresford Tory Resigned
1814, June 10 Sir John Poer Beresford, Bt Tory Resigned
1823, February 22 Sir John William Head Brydges Tory Unseated on petition 4 August 1831
1831, August 4 William Taylor Copeland Whig Declared duly elected on petition
1832, December 13 Sir John Poer Beresford, Bt Conservative 1 Unseated on petition 27 May 1833
1833, May 27 William Taylor Copeland Liberal 2 Declared duly elected on petition
1837, August 4 Edward Litton Conservative Appointed Master of Chancery in Ireland
1843, February 18 John Boyd Conservative Resigned
1852, March 22 Rt Hon. Lord Naas Conservative
1857, March 30 John Boyd Conservative Died 2 January 1862
1862, January 31 Sir Henry Hervey Bruce, Bt Conservative
1874, February 6 Daniel Taylor Liberal
1880, April 3 Sir Henry Hervey Bruce, Bt Conservative Last MP for the constituency
1885 Constituency abolished

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