Kells (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created 1561 (1561)
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Disenfranchised

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


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

Members of Parliament, 1561–1801


ElectionFirst memberFirst partySecond memberSecond party
1689 Kells was not represented in the Patriot Parliament
1692 Sir John Dillon Sir Thomas Taylor, 1st Bt
1695 Charles Meredyth
1703 Brinsley Butler
1710 Henry Meredyth
1713 Sir Thomas Taylor, 1st Bt Thomas Taylor [note 1]
1737 James Taylor
1747 Thomas Taylour [note 2]
1757 Richard Moore
1761 Thomas Pepper
1768 Thomas Moore
1776 Viscount Headfort
1781 Hon. Hercules Taylour
1790 Hon. Thomas Pakenham
1791 Hon. Robert Taylour
1798 Stephen Moore
1800 Thomas Pepper
1801 Disenfranchised


  1. Succeeded as 2nd Baronet in 1736
  2. Succeeded as 3rd Baronet in 1757


  1. O'Hart (2007), p. 503


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