Bickerdike John an English. Congregational minister, was born in London, Oct. 2, 1775. He received his collegiate training at Trevecca and Cheshunt colleges. After completing his course, Mr. Bickerdike preached as supply to various chapels in the country under the direction of the college trustees. He preached at Derby one year, a short time, at Faversham, and thirty years at Woolwich. In his seventy-fifth year he retired from public life, and spent the remainder of his days at Cheltenham. He died June 20, 1858. See (Lond.) Cong. Year-book, 1859, p. 192.