Dominick Browne, 1st Baron Oranmore and Browne

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Dominick Browne, 1st Baron Oranmore and Browne PC (28 May 1787 – 30 January 1860), was an Irish politician.

Browne was the son of Dominick Geoffrey Browne and his wife Margaret. She was the daughter of the Hon. George Browne, 4th son of John, 1st Earl of Altamont.[1] His sister Henrietta (1789–1862) married Henry, Viscount Dillon and was ancestral to Clementine (the wife of Winston Churchill) and to the Mitford sisters.

He sat as Member of Parliament for County Mayo from 1814 to 1826 and from 1830 to 1836 and was admitted to the Irish Privy Council in 1834. In 1836 he was raised to the Peerage of Ireland as Baron Oranmore and Browne, of Carrabrowne Castle in the County of the Town of Galway and of Castle Macgarret in the County of Mayo.

Lord Oranmore and Browne married Catherine Anne Isabella, daughter of Henry Monck, in 1811.[1] He died in January 1860, aged 72, and was succeeded in the barony by his son Geoffrey. Lady Oranmore and Browne died in 1865.


  1. ^ a b "Browne, Dominick (1787–1860), of Castle Macgarrett, co. Mayo and Carrabrowne Castle, co. Galway, History of Parliament Online". Retrieved 16 October 2017.


External links

  • Hansard 1803–2005: contributions in Parliament by Dominick Browne
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Denis Browne
Henry Augustus Dillon
Member of Parliament for County Mayo
With: Denis Browne 1814–1818
James Browne 1814–1826
Succeeded by
James Browne
Lord Bingham
Preceded by
James Browne
Lord Bingham
Member of Parliament for County Mayo
With: James Browne 1830–1831
John Denis Browne 1831–1835
Sir William John Brabazon 1835–1836
Succeeded by
Sir William John Brabazon
Robert Dillon Browne
Peerage of Ireland
New creation Baron Oranmore and Browne
Succeeded by
Geoffrey Guthrie-Browne

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