Forename: William Steel
Degree Information: DD (1784)
Countries of Association: Ireland; Scotland
Further information from the University records:
Addison 1727-1897 reads: Presbyterian Minister of (1) Glastry, 1771-80, (2) Port-a-Ferry, 1780-99, (3) Second Keady, 1803-15; deeply involved in the Irish Rebellion of 1798, and for three years kept as a state prisoner at Fort-George, Scotland; resided in Belfast, 1815-24, and supported by charity; born 25th December, 1744; died 27th december, 1824, and "buried in a pauper's grave."