Grand Orange Lodge of Ireland

Johnston of Ballykilbeg Papers

Public Record Office of Northern Ireland (PRONI)

Personal and political papers of William Johnston, M.P. (1829-1902), the prominent Orangeman of Ballykilbeg, Co. Down, and also of several members of his family, 1847- 1902. Born in 1829 and educated at Trinity College Dublin, William Johnston was the eldest son of John Brett Johnston and his wife Thomasina Anne of Ballykilbeg near Downpatrick. Originally intended for the medical profession, Johns ...