Reference Entry

Johnstone, John Henry (1749-1828), actor and singer

Lydia Miller Middleton and Kim Reynolds

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

Published in print September 2004 |
Published online September 2004 | e-ISBN: 9780198614128 | DOI:


Johnstone, John Henry (1749-1828), actor and singer, was probably born on 1 August 1749 in the horse barracks in Kilkenny, Ireland, where his father, a quartermaster in a dragoon regiment, was then quartered. (The story that he was the son of a farmer in Cashel, Clonmel, or Tipperary appears to ...

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Subjects: biography ; history

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