John James MacGregor

From A Compendium of Irish Biography, 1878

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MacGregor, John James, author of a voluminous History of the French Revolution, History of the County and City of Limerick, and True Stories from the History of Ireland, was born in Limerick, 24th February 1775. He resided at Limerick, Waterford, and during the latter part of his life in Dublin, where he was literary assistant to the Kildare-place Education Society. An ardent Methodist, he edited the Munster Telegraph for some years, and for a longer period the Primitive Wesleyan Methodist Magazine. His death took place in Dublin, 24th August 1834, in his 60th year; his remains were interred in the burial ground attached to St. Patrick's Cathedral.

Sources

229c. MacGregor, John, Memoir by his Son. Dublin, 1840.
Madden, Dr. Robert R., see Nos. 44, 328, 329, 330, 331.

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