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James Stevenson Blackwood, 2nd Baron Dufferin and Claneboye (8 July 1755 – 8 August 1836), known as Sir James Blackwood, 3rd Bt from 1799 to 1808, was an Irish politician.

Blackwood was a Member of the Parliament of Ireland for Killyleagh in County Down from 1788 until the Irish Parliament was abolished with the Act of Union in 1801. He was later elected to the British House of Commons, serving as Member of Parliament for the Cornish constituency of Helston from 1807 to 1812, and for Aldeburgh in Suffolk from 1812 to 1818. He then sat in the House of Lords as a representative peer for Ireland from 1820 to 1836.

Through his mother, Dorcas Blackwood, 1st Baroness Dufferin and Claneboye, he became the senior representative and heir general of James Hamilton, 1st Earl of Clanbrassil. He succeeded her in 1808 as the 2nd Baron. His father was Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Baronet.

He was married on 15 November 1801 to Anne Dorothea, the only daughter of John Foster, 1st Baron Oriel. He died on 8 August 1836 and was succeeded by his brother Hans. Lady Blackwood died on 28 March 1865 aged 93. They had no children.

Parliament of Ireland
Preceded by
Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Bt
Robert Blackwood
Member of Parliament for Killyleagh
1788 – 1801
With: Sir John Blackwood, 2nd Bt 1788–1790, 1798–1799
Hon. Robert Ward 1790–1798
Hans Blackwood 1799–1800
Daniel Mussenden 1800–1801
Succeeded by
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John St Aubyn
Richard Richards
Member of Parliament for Helston
With: John St Aubyn
Succeeded by
William Horne
Hugh Hammersley
Preceded by
Sir John Aubrey, Bt
Sandford Graham
Member of Parliament for Aldeburgh
With: Andrew Strahan
Succeeded by
Samuel Walker
Joshua Walker
Peerage of Ireland
Preceded by
Dorcas Blackwood
Baron Dufferin and Claneboye
1808 – 1836
Succeeded by
Hans Blackwood
Baronetage of Ireland
Preceded by
John Blackwood
(of Killyleagh)
1799 – 1836
Succeeded by
Hans Blackwood


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