William Phelan (1798 - 1830):
Cleric, Church of Ireland and teacher
William Phelan was born in Clonmel, was educated at Trinity College, Dublin, and was ordained in 1814. He was a schoolteacher in Derry. He was Rector of Killyman from 1824, and was co-author, with Mortimer O'Sullivan, of Digest of Evidence, a publication about the state of Ireland compiled from evidence given to a committee of parliament in 1825.