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Colvill [Colville], Alexander (1699/1700–1777), non-subscribing Presbyterian minister

Alexander Gordon

in Oxford Dictionary of National Biography

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

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Colvill [Colville], Alexander (1699/1700–1777), non-subscribing Presbyterian minister, was probably born at Newtownards, co. Down, where his father, Alexander Colville (d. 1719), was ordained minister on 26 July 1696. He originally spelt his name Colville but changed it to Colvill about 1715. He graduated MA from ...

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Subjects: Protestantism and Protestant Churches

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