Hillsborough (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Coordinates: 54°27′51″N 6°04′34″W / 54.4643°N 6.076°W / 54.4643; -6.076

Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1662 (1662)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

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


In the Patriot Parliament of 1689 summoned by King James II, Hillsborough was not represented.[1]

Members of Parliament, 1662–1801


ElectionFirst memberFirst partySecond memberSecond party
1689 Hillsborough was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Sir John Magill William Shaw
1695 Michael Hill
1703 Thomas Keightley [note 1] Samuel Waring
1703 William Richardson
1713 Trevor Hill
1715 Arthur Hill
1727 Thomas Carter Francis Stoyte
1733 William Cooper [note 2]
1761 Arthur Trevor William Montgomery
1771 Charles Powell Leslie I
1776 Charles Dunbar [note 3]
1777 James Bailie
1788 Robert Johnson
January 1800 Chichester Fortescue
February 1800 William Edmond Reilly
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. Also elected for Kildare County in 1703, for which he chose to sit
  2. Created a baronet in 1758
  3. Also elected for Blessington in 1776, for which he chose to sit


  1. O'Hart (2007), p. 501


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