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Johnston, William (1829–1902), Orangeman

Alvin Jackson

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Johnston, William (1829–1902), Orangeman, was born in Downpatrick, co. Down, on 22 February 1829, the son of John Brett Johnston (d. 1853) of Ballykilbeg, co. Down, and his wife, Thomasina (d. 1852), daughter of Thomas Scott, a local surgeon: he was the eldest of a family of seven. He was educated at the ...

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Subjects: Ethnic Politics

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