Joseph William Kernohan (1869 - 1923):
Librarian and writer
Joseph Kernohan was born in Kilrea, County Londonderry, and was educated at Belfast Royal Academy and Queen's College, Belfast. In 1906 he founded the Presbyterian Historical Society of Ireland and served as its honorary secretary until his death. From 1909 to 1923 he was Librarian of the Presbyterian College, Belfast. His works include The Parishes of Kilrea and Tamlaght O'Crilly; The County of Londonderry in Three Centuries and an Historical Account of Boveedy Congregation.