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Reverend Phillip Johnston (1748–1833)

Photo credit: Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

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Reverend Phillip Johnson, JP, of Ballymacash House, was Vicar of Derriaghy from 1772 until his death in 1833 and District Master of the Orange Association. As a magistrate he was involved in arresting United Irishmen and enforcing the law forbidding assembly for political purposes. Repeated attempts were made on his life. In October 1796 he was shot and wounded while mounting his horse in Castle Street, Lisburn.

Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

Lisburn

  • Date

    early 19th C

  • Medium

    oil on canvas

  • Measurements

    72 x 64 cm

  • Accession number

    1983.64

  • Acquisition method

    gift

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Irish Linen Centre & Lisburn Museum

Market Square, Lisburn, County Antrim BT28 1AG Northern Ireland

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