Alexander Carson

(1776—1844) Baptist minister

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(1776–1844), ‘Carson of Tobermore’. Born in Co. Tyrone and educated at Glasgow, Carson was Presbyterian minister at Tobermore, Co. Londonderry, until 1804, when he broke away to form his own independent congregation. In 1827 he joined the Baptists, and became one of their most eminent preachers and controversialists.

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