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20 May 1689

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List of Presbyterian Ministers of Co. Tyrone
20 May 1689

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From "The history of the Presbyterian Church in Ireland"
by James S. Reid

List of Presbyterian ministers of Co. Tyrone, and come from Ireland on May 20th, 1689, presented at their request, to the general assembly at Edinburgh by Messrs. OSBORNE, HAMILTON, CRAIGHEAD, KENNEDY, Jo. HAMILTON, and LEGGAT, ministers from Ireland.

"Whereas, we received advice from the worthy and reverend general meeting of the ministers of Scotland, now met at Edinburgh, by divers brethren whom they sent to us, desiring we might give to them a true and just account of all the presbyterian ministers and probationers who walked orderly in the presbyterian way, throughout all Ireland, both in such places where they had access to converse with formed classes or presbyteries, and in such places where they had no such access to the established classes, through the great distance of place and other difficulties. Also, considering the hazard that may come to the church of Scotland by reason of such persons who, for their own ends, may pretend to be presbyterian, and orderly ministers of Ireland, but really were not, and so may greatly injure both the church of Scotland in their peace and purity, and the credit and integrity of the church of Ireland; do hereby and herewith give them a true and exact list and schedule of all such ministers and probationers, as to our distinct and certain knowledge, were in a ministerial capacity and orderly in our presbyterian way, at or about the middle of March last; and with humble desire that no other persons be received by the church of Scotland in our name or as being of our way, but according to the subsequent list, where unto we do give our testimony with all fidelity and impartiality, under our hands, this twentieth day of May, at Edinburgh 1689.
Sic subscribitur


*Arch. HAMILTON, Armagh
*John ABERNATHY, Moneymore
*Thom. KENNEDY, Donoughmore
*Alex. OSBORNE, Dublin
*Neil GRAY, Augher
*Hu. Kirkpatrick Lurgan
Geo. LANG, Drumbanagher
*John MITCHELL, Tynan
*Sam. KELSO, Killisandra
*Jo. McBRIDE, Tandragee
*Ro. HAMILTON, Ballyclug
Joshua FISHER, Aghalow
Ro. KELSO, Enniskillen
Jo. McKENZIE, Derriloran
*John MAIRS, Loughbrickland
*John CARSON, Loughbrickland


Adam WHITE, Ardstraw
Jo. HAMILTON, Donagheady
*Ro. CRAIGHEAD, Donoughmore
Ro. WILSON , Strabane
*Sam. HALIDAY, Omagh
John ROWATT, Lifford
Wm. LISTON, Letterkenny
David BROWN, Urney
*Jas. ALEXANDER, Raphoe
*Jas. GORDON, Glendermot

Probationers - *John HARVEY, *Alexander KING, *Andrew FERGUSON

The above written list, the names of such as we suppose to be in Scotland are marked with an asterisk *

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