William Thomas Crawford (c.1740 - 1800):
William Crawford was born in Crumlin, County Antrim, and was educated in Glasgow. He was ordained Presbyterian minister of Strabane and established an academy there. He published Volunteer Sermons; Translations from Turretin and a History of Ireland (1783) which adopts an epistolary form ans is a valuable contemporary account of the 'Whiteboys' and the 'Oakboys'. He eventually moved to Holywood, County Down, where he died.