Classon Emmet Porter (1814 - 1885):
Cleric, Presbyterian and historian
Classon Porter was born in Artikelly, County Londonderry, and was educated at York. In 1834 he was ordained as a Presbyterian minister in Larne where he spent the rest of his life. He wrote and published a great deal of local history and biography, some of which was reprinted in a collection in 1883. He died at Ballygally, County Antrim.
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