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Clergy at the Siege of Derry

The names of those Clergy who remained in the City of Londonderry in the time of the Siege.1688-1689, although they had the opportunity to leave.

Several paid with their lives

Extracted from : The siege and history of Londonderry, edited by J. Hempton  Published Londonderry 1861


CONFORMISTS. {Church of Ireland}

Mr. Christophilus Jenny, of Mullaghbreak.

Mr. George Walker, of Donaghmore, near Dungannon

Mr. Moses Davis, of Donaghendrie.{Donaghendry}

Mr. John Knox, of Glaslogh.

Mr. Bartholomew Black, of Aghalow.{Aghaloo}

Mr. Thomas Sempell, of Donaghmore, near Cladyford

Mr. Robert Morgan, of Cappy.{Cappagh}

Mr. John Campbell, of Sego,{Seago Portadown}

Mr. Andrew Robertson, of Derriloran.

Mr. Michael MacClenachan, of Derry.

Mr. Christy, of Monaghan.

Mr. Seth Whittell, of Balliaghy, dead.

Mr. William Cunningham, of Killishandra, dead.

Mr. Richard Crowther, of Comber, dead.

Mr. James Watmough, of Arigal, dead.

Mr. John Rowan, of Balteagh, dead.

Mr. Elingsworth, Newry, dead.


NON-CONFORMISTS {Presbyterians}

Mr. Thomas Boyd, of Aghadowy.

Mr. William Crooks, of Ballykelly.

Mr. John Rowat,of Lifford.

Mr. John MacKenzie, of Derriloran.

Mr. John Hamilton, of Donagheady, dead.

Mr. Robert Wilson, of Strabane, dead.

Mr. David Brown, of Urney, dead.

Mr. William Gilchrist, of Kilrea, dead.


The names of the Clergymen who stayed in Londonderry during the siege

Walkers Diary of the Seige of Londonderry

{Walker did not record the names of the Presbyterian clergy. He said “he could not recall them” This caused much outrage.}

Mr. George Walker, Governor of Londonderry;

Mr. Mich. Clenakan, A minister of Londonderry

Mr. Seth Whittel of Bellaghey, dead;

Mr. James Watmouth, of Arigal,{Errigal} dead;

Mr. John Rowen of Belteagh,{Balteagh Limavady} dead;

Mr. Richard Crowther, Curate of Cumber, dead;

Mr. Thomas Sempel{Semple}, Curate of Donaghmore;

Mr. Robert Morgan, Curate of Gappy.-Of the Diocese of Derry.

Mr. Christ. Jenny, Prebend of Mullahbracke; {Mullaghbrack}

Mr. John Campbell of Segoe;

Mr. Moses Davies, of Stewartstown

Mr. Andrew Robison of Stewartstown ;

Mr. Bartholomew Black, Curate of Aghalon;{Aghagallon?}

Mr. Ellingsworth,of Newry, dead.-Diocese of Armagh.

Mr. John Knox, Minister of Glaslogh

Mr. Johnston,

Mr. Christy Curate, of Monaghan of the Diocese of Clogher.

Mr. William Cunningham, of Killishondra.{Killeshandra}


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