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Porter, Josias Leslielocked

  • Thomas Hamilton
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Porter, Josias Leslie (1823–1889), missionary and promoter of Irish education, born on 4 October 1823, was the youngest son of William Porter of Carrowan, parish of Burt, co. Donegal, and Margaret, daughter of Andrew Leslie of Drumgowan in the same parish. The father farmed several ...

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