Fordyce, James, Dd
Fordyce, James, D.D.
a Scotch divine, was born in 1720 at Aberdeen, was educated at Marischal College, and was successively minister at Brechin and Alloa, in Scotland, and at Monkwell Street, London. In 1782 he relinquished the pastoral office, and retired first to Hampshire and afterwards to Bath, where he died, Oct. 1, 1796. He wrote Sermons to Young Women (London, 9th ed. 1778, 2 vols. 12mo): — Addresses to Young Men (Lond. 1777, 2 volumes, 12mo): — Addresses to the Deity (London, 1785, sm. 8vo); and several single sermons, which were very popular. — Jones, Christian Biography, s.v.