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Monday, July 30, 2012

Rev. George Walker - From the Library of Ireland; " Compendium of Irish Biography - Alfred Webb" 1878

Rev. George Walker  - A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878
Walker, George, Bishop designate of Derry, Governor of Londonderry during the siege, was born in the County of Tyrone in 1618. [His father, George Walker, D.D., was Chancellor of Armagh Cathedral and, as such, rector of Kilmore.] The single fact known of his early life is that he was educated at the University of Glasgow. On 16th July 1669 he made the requisite subscription to the Act of Uniformity at Armagh, on his appointment as rector of the parishes of Lissan and Desertlyn.