CLOUGH NON-SUBSCRIBING PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH
A PUBLIC LECTURE
John F Larkin, QC
Attorney General for Northern Ireland
The case of the Clough meeting house (1836): law reporting and pamphleteering
The Lecture will take place in the meeting house on
Wednesday, 24 th May 2017
at 7.30 pm
Followed by refreshments in the hall. Admission free. Everyone welcome.
The case of Dill v Watson
(1836) determined which of two parties in Irish Presbyterianism was entitled to the ownership of the Meeting House in Clough, County Down. It was the first Irish battle in a campaign in which litigation was the adjunct of theological controversy, and in the Clough case there is almost a fusion of legal and theological debate.
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