He was born in Th e Moy, County Tyrone on January 5th 1808, where he grew up in a culture of religion and learning, and followed his father into the Christian ministry. He received his early education in Armagh before going on to Belfast College, where he distinguished himself by his assiduousness and his personal qualities. He continued to impress academically when he went on to complete his theological studies at Edinburgh University, winning prizes in several disciplines. He was appointed to the joint charge of Creggan and Newtownhamilton, but in 1835 the congregations were disunited, with Brown opting to remain in Newtownhamilton, where he spent another thirty-seven years.
Event takes place on April 12, 2021
Independent Review of Charity Regulation – Rural Charities Meeting