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Sir Rowland Blennerhassett, 4th Baronet PC (Ire), JP (5 September 1839 – 22 May 1909) was an Irish baronet and Liberal Party politician from County Kerry.

Blennerhasset was the son of Sir Arthur Blennerhassett, 3rd Baronet, whose ancestors had settled in Kerry under Queen Elizabeth, and his wife Sarah Mahony.[1] In 1849, he succeeded his father as baronet.[1] He married Countess Charlotte de Leyden on 9 June 1870. Blennerhasset sat as Member of Parliament for Galway Borough from 1865 to 1874 and for County Kerry from 1880 to 1885. He was also a Justice of the Peace. In 1905 he was sworn of the Privy Council of Ireland.


  1. ^ a b Dod, Robert P. (1860). The Peerage, Baronetage and Knightage of Great Britain and Ireland. London: Whitaker and Co.. pp. 121–122.  

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Parliament of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
John Orrell Lever
Ulick Canning de Burgh
Member of Parliament for Galway Borough
With: Rowland Blennerhassett
Succeeded by
Frank Hugh O'Donnell
George Morris
Preceded by
Henry Arthur Herbert
Rowland Blennerhassett
Member of Parliament for Kerry
With: Rowland Blennerhassett
Constituency abolished
Baronetage of the United Kingdom
Preceded by
Arthur Blennerhassett
(of Blennerville)
1849 – 1909
Succeeded by
Arthur Blennerhassett


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