Frederick Trench (MP for Galway)

Frederick Richard Trench (1681 3 October 1752)[1] was an Irish politician.

He was the eldest son of Frederick Trench and his wife Elizabeth Warburton, daughter of Richard Warburton, a Member of Parliament for Ballyshannon.[2] Trench was appointed High Sheriff of County Galway in 1703[3] and colonel of the Galway Militia.[2] He sat for Galway County in the Irish House of Commons from 1715 until his death in 1752.[4]

On 7 September 1703, he married Elizabeth Eyre, daughter of John Eyre.[2] They had ten children, four sons and six daughters.[2] His second son Richard represented the same constituency and was ancestor of the Earls of Clancarty.[5]


  1. Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2006). MPs in Dublin: Companion to History of the Irish Parliament 1692–1800. Ulster Historical Foundation. p. 128. ISBN 1-903688-60-4.
  2. 1 2 3 4 "ThePeerage - Frederick Richard Trench". Retrieved 3 April 2009.
  3. Mick Drumm and John Tierney (June 2009). "Archaeological Excavation Report, E2447 - Coololla, Co. Galway" (PDF). Eachtra Journal (2): 4. Retrieved 23 December 2009.
  4. "Leigh Rayment - Irish House of Commons 1692-1800". Retrieved 4 April 2009.
  5. Debrett, John (1828). Debrett's Peerage of the United Kingdom of Great Britain and Ireland. vol. II (17th ed.). London: G. Woodfall. p. 727.
Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
John Eyre
Patrick French
Member of Parliament for Galway County
With: Edward Ormsby 1715–1727
John Eyre 1727–1745
Hon. Thomas Bermingham 1745–1750
George Warburton 1750–1752
Succeeded by
Charles Daly
Robert French
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