Meath (Parliament of Ireland constituency)

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Former County constituency
for the Irish House of Commons
Former constituency
Created  ()
Abolished 1800
Replaced by Meath

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

Members of Parliament


Election First member First party Second member Second party
1692 Charles Meredyth John Osborne
1695 Sir John Dillon Thomas Bligh
1709 John Preston
1711 Garret Wesley
1715 James Napper
1719 Peter Ludlow
1733 James Lenox Napper [fn 1]
1751 Arthur Francis Meredyth
1761 Hercules Langford Rowley Gorges Lowther
1792 Hamilton Gorges
1794 Thomas Taylour, Viscount Headfort
1795 Hon. Clotworthy Taylor [fn 2]
1800 Marcus Somerville
1801 Succeeded by Westminster constituency Meath


  1. ^ from 1743 James Napper-Dutton
  2. ^ from 1796 Hon. Clotworthy Rowley


  • 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. 


  1. ^ a b Butler, Richard (1840). Some Notices of the Castle and of the Abbies and other religious houses at Trim. Collected from various authorities. With a plate. MS. notes. H. Griffith. p. 34. Retrieved 24 May 2017. 
  2. ^ Lynch, William (1830). A view of the legal institutions, honorary hereditary offices, and feudal baronies, established in Ireland during the reign of Henry the Second: deduced from court rolls, inquisitions, and other original records. p. 61. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  3. ^ "Close Roll 1 Richard II No.102". CIRCLE. Trinity College, Dublin. March 1378. Retrieved 25 May 2017. 

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