The next lecture in the 2013-14 Programme
‘The Rev Dr James Denham, Pastor, Preacher and Defender of Presbyterianism’
by the Rev Ivor Smith
will be held in Kilfennan Presbyterian Church.
54 Rossdowney Road, Londonderry BT47 6ST.
Rev Dr Denham was the first minister to be installed in Great James Street Presbyterian Church in Derry in 1837 and became Moderator of the General Synod of Ulster in 1839.
Entry in the Fasti of the Irish Presbyterian Church 1613-1840 (McConnell)
1087. DENHAM, JAMES : s. of Rev. Joseph Denham, Killeshandra (1779-1834) : b. 1802 : ed. O.C.B.: G.C. 1822 : lic. Monaghan Pres. 1826 : ord. Brigh 11th July 1826 : mar. (1) dau. of Rev. Samuel Hanna, Rosemary St.: res. 1837 : ins. Gt. James St., Derry, 4th May 1837 : Mod. of G.S. 1839-40 : one of the four authors of The Plea of Presbytery of 1843 : mar. (2) 1859 dau. of John Brown of Waringstown : ret. 1868 : died 18th Dec. 1871.