Waterford City (Parliament of Ireland constituency)
Former Corporation constituency|
for the Irish House of Commons
|Replaced by||Waterford City - One seat|
Waterford City was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons from 1264 to 1800. Following the Act of Union of 1800 the borough retained one seat.
Boundaries and Boundary Changes
This constituency was based in the city of Waterford in County Waterford.
It was incorporated by charter in 1264 with freeholders and freemen.
Members of Parliament
- 1585-6 Nicholas Walsh Speaker
|Election||First member||First party||Second member||Second party|
|1689 Patriot Parliament||John Porter||Nicholas FitzGerald|
|1692||Henry Nicholls||Anthony Suxbury|
|1761||Cornelius Bolton||Henry Alcock|
|1776||Cornelius Bolton||Robert Shapland Carew|
|1798||William Congreve Alcock|
|1801||Replaced by Westminster constituency Waterford City|
- Johnston-Liik, E. M. (2002). History of the Irish Parliament, 1692–1800, Publisher: Ulster Historical Foundation (28 Feb 2002), ISBN 1-903688-09-4, on line
- T. W. Moody, F. X. Martin, F. J. Byrne, A New History of Ireland 1534-1691, Oxford University Press, 1978
- Leigh Rayment's historical List of Members of the Irish House of Commonscites: Johnston-Liik, Edith Mary (2002). The History of the Irish Parliament 1692-1800 (6 volumes). Ulster Historical Foundation.
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