BLECKLEY, JOHN (REV.)
- Born: - Died: 1873
Presbyterian minister, who is said to have designed the First Presbyterian Church in Monaghan in 1827. Bleckley, who became moderator of the Armagh meeting in 1852, died on 1 December 1873. He is commemorated by a white marble Gothic monument in the present First Presbyterian Church, which replaced the one he had designed in 1900-1902.(1)
(1) Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 468-469.
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|Building:||CO. MONAGHAN, MONAGHAN, DUBLIN STREET, PRESBYTERIAN CHURCH (1ST)|
|Nature:||Designed and superintended building of same. (Mulligan points out that the church is very similar to Sligo Presbyterian Church.)
Kevin V. Mulligan, The Buildings of Ireland: South Ulster (2013), 468-469.