Forbes, Patrick (2)
Forbes, Patrick a Scotch clergyman, son, of the Reverend Francis Forbes of Grange, graduated from Marischal College and the university, Aberdeen, in 1793; was appointed schoolmaster of the parish of Boharm, May 1 following; licensed to preach by the Presbytery of Strathbogie, May 3, 1797; presented to the living at Boharm in May, and ordained August 14, 1800;
promoted to Old Machar, second charge, April 25, 1816; was elected moderator of the General Assembly in May 1829, and died October 13, 1847, aged seventy-two years. He published Considerations on the Constitution of the Church of Scotland (Edinb. 1841), and translated Principles of Interpretation of the Old Testament, by J.H. Pareau, in the Biblical Cabinet, volume 8. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 3:220, 488, 898.