William Bruce

Life
1790-1898; 2nd son of William Bruce (1757-1841), ed. TCD, BA 1809; Presbyterian minister, Belfast, 1812-67; chair of classics and Hebrew, 1821-25; and Hebrew, 1825-49, Belfast Academy [Belfast Academical Institution]; leader on non-subscribers and ‘inclined to Unitarianism’ [ODNB]; issued controversial works. ODNB

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Notes
William Bruce
’s large collction of MSS on Presbyterianism in Ireland was sold by Sotheby's (London) as part of the Phillipps collection of manuscripts and acquired by the National Library of Ireland in 1972.

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