Findlay, John (1), Dd
Findlay, John (1), D.D.
a Scotch clergyman, was born in Glasgow, September 26, 1751; graduated at Glasgow University; was licensed to preach August 2, 1780; presented to the living at the High Church, Paisley, ordained March 14, 1781, and died March 25, 1821. He was a warm friend of the Bible, missionary, and school societies, and aided by his advice the formation of auxiliary societies at Paisley and Renfrew. He was grave and cheerful in conversation, uniformly correct in language and matter, yet lively, entertaining, and instructive. He published Sermons, preached before the London Missionary Society (Lond. 1799). See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 2:207.