Sligo [borough]

Number of seats: Not specified
County (pre 1974): Sligo
County (post 1974): N/A
Authority (1995): N/A
Nation: Ireland
British Parliamentary Election Results 1 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 2 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 3 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
British Parliamentary Election Results 4 (ed. FWS Craig): Not specified
Formed 1832
Disbanded 1870
Notes: Disfranchised for corruption in 1870

Elected Members

  1. Edward Cooper

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Continuation
    Year of exit: 1841
    Date of exit: 29 June 1841
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: First elected in 1830.
  2. John Martin

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1832
    Date of election: 10 December 1832
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1837
    Date of exit: 24 July 1837
    Nature of exit: Unknown
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  3. Charles Towneley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: 11 April 1848
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1848*
    Date of exit: c. 1848*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit July 1848; unseated on petition.
  4. Charles Towneley

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: None known
    Year of election: 1852
    Date of election: 7 July 1852
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1853*
    Date of exit: c. 1853*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Exit June 1853; election declared void on petition.
  5. John Sadleir

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Regional
    Year of election: 1853*
    Date of election: 8 July 1853
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1856*
    Date of exit: 17 February 1856
    Nature of exit: Death
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  6. John Wynne

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1856*
    Date of election: 8 March 1856
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1857
    Date of exit: 27 March 1857
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Also MP for Sligo 1830-1832.
  7. Edward Cooper

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1859
    Date of exit: 28 April 1859
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  8. Charles Cooper

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1859
    Date of election: 28 April 1859
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  9. Francis Macdonogh

    Party: Lib. Con.
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1860*
    Date of election: 9 August 1860
    Nature of election: By-election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1865
    Date of exit: 11 July 1865
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Lib. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  10. Richard Armstrong

    Party: Liberal
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Retirement
    Party: Liberal
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  11. Edward Cooper

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1865
    Date of election: 11 July 1865
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1868
    Date of exit: 17 November 1868
    Nature of exit: Electoral defeat
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  12. Lawrence Knox

    Party: Lib. Con.
    Constituency connections: Area
    Year of election: 1868
    Date of election: 17 November 1868
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1869*
    Date of exit: c. 1869*
    Nature of exit: Disqualification
    Party: Lib. Con.
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: None
  13. John Wynne

    Party: Conservative
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Year of election: 1857*
    Date of election: c. 1857*
    Nature of election: Petition
    Nature of service: Re-entry
    Year of exit: 1860*
    Date of exit: c. 1860*
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Party: Conservative
    Sponsorship: None known
    Notes: Seated on petition after defeat at 1857 General Election. Exit in or before July 1860.

Other candidates

  1. Fitzstephen French

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1829*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal
  2. John Ball

    Connection with constituency: None known
    Year of election: 1848*
    Date of election: Not specified
    Nature of election: By-election
    Party: Liberal