Swords (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

Swords was a constituency represented in the Irish House of Commons to 1801.

Swords
Former constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created ()
Abolished1801
Replaced byDisenfranchised

Members of ParliamentEdit

  • 1585 Walter Fitzsimons and Thomas Taylor [1]
  • 1613–1615 William Blakeney and John Fitzsimons (died and replaced by Richard Carwell) [1]
  • 1634–1635 Richard Barnewell and Lucas Netterville (expelled 1634 and replaced by Sir William Anderson ) [1]
  • 1639–1642 John Taylor [2] and George Blakeney (both expelled 1642)
  • 1642 Charles Forster and Christopher Huetson [3]
  • 1661-1666 John Povey and Sir William Tichborne [3]

1689–1801Edit

Election First member First party Second member Second party
1689 Patriot Parliament Francis Barnwall Robert Russell
1692 Richard Forster John Reading
1695 Thomas Ashe
1703 Robert Molesworth Whig James Peppard
1713 Plunket Plunket
1715 Richard Molesworth [4]
1727 Hon. Bysse Molesworth Edward Bolton
1759 Thomas Cobbe
1761 Hamilton Gorges
1768 John Hatch John Damer
1776 Thomas Cobbe Charles King
1783 Charles Cobbe John Hatch
1790 John Claudius Beresford Eyre Massey
January 1798 Francis Synge Charles Cobbe
1798 Marcus Beresford
1801 Constituency disenfranchised

NotesEdit

  1. ^ a b c http://www.tara.tcd.ie/handle/2262/77206
  2. ^ https://archive.org/stream/chroniclesofcoun00grif/chroniclesofcoun00grif_djvu.txt
  3. ^ a b Parliamentary Papers, Volume 62, Part 2. p. 614.
  4. ^ from 1716 Hon. Richard Molesworth

ReferencesEdit