Peter Holmes (1731–1802)

Peter Holmes (1731–1802) of Peterfield was an Irish High Sheriff and MP in the Parliament of Ireland.

He was the son of Robert Holmes of Peterfield, County Tipperary.

Peter was High Sheriff of Tipperary for 1772 and served as Member of Parliament for Banagher from 1761 to 1790. He was also MP for Kilmallock from 1790 to 1797 and for Doneraile from 1798 to 1800.

He died in 1802. He had married Elizabeth, the daughter of Henry Prittie of Kilboy, County Tipperary; they had no children.


    Parliament of Ireland
    Preceded by
    Richard Trench
    Henry Lestrange
    Member of Parliament for Banagher
    With: John Pigott 1761–1764
    Sir John Meade 1764–1767
    Henry Prittie 1766–1768
    Thomas Coghlan 1768–1776
    James Cavendish 1776–1783
    Richard Malone 1783–1785
    Edward Bellingham Swan 1785–1790
    Succeeded by
    Edward Hoare
    John Metge
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