Bates, James (2)
Bates, James (2), a Presbyterian minister, received his education in Scotland, and was called to the pastorate of a Congregational Church at New Cumnock. His health was failing, and, being advised to change climates, he sailed for Australia il April, 1858, but died there in July following. See Wilson, Presb. Hist. Almanac, 1860, p. 277.