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William Gibson (1808 - 1867):
Cleric, Presbyterian


William Gibson was born in Ballymena, County Antrim. He was educated in Belfast and Edinburgh and was ordained in the Presbyterian Church in Ballybay, County Monaghan, in 1834 . After settling in Belfast in 1842 he founded the Banner of Ulster, a newspaper which was published three times a week. In 1847 he was appointed Professor of Christian Ethics at the Presbyterian Assembly's College in Belfast. He published in 1860 The Year of Grace.

Born: 8 May 1808
Died: 7 June 1867
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