MASSEY, Hugh Dillon (?1768-1842), of Donas Lodge, co. Limerick.

Published in The History of Parliament: the House of Commons 1790-1820, ed. R. Thorne, 1986
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1801 - 1802

Family and Education

b. ?1768, 1st s. of Sir Hugh Dillon Massey, 1st Bt., MP [I], of Donas by Elizabeth, da. of George Stacpoole of Annagh, co. Clare. educ. Trinity, Dublin 6 May 1785, aged 17. m. 14 May 1796, Sarah, da. of Thomas Hankey of Fetcham Park, Surr., 1da. suc. fa. as 2nd Bt. 29 Apr. 1807.

Offices Held

MP [I] 1797-1800.

Capt. Costlea cav. 1796.


Elected for county Clare in the last Irish parliament, Massey supported the Union. At Westminster he made no mark, except for a vote in the minority for inquiry into the Ferrol expedition, 19 Feb. 1801. He did not seek re-election in 1802. Massey died 28 Mar. 1842.

Ref Volumes: 1790-1820

Author: Arthur Aspinall