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Fletcher Blakeley (1783 - 1862):
Cleric, Presbyterian


Fletcher Blakeley was born in Ballyroney, County Down, and was educated at Glasgow. He was ordained in Moneyrea, County Down. A Unitarian minister, he resigned in 1857, but continued to preach until the installation of his successor. He was in favour of education, supported the rights of tenants and wrote many controversial books. He was joint editor of the Bible Christian (1830-33).

Born: 13 May 1783
Died: 25 February 1862
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