Bruce, William (2), Dd
Bruce, William (2), D.D.
an Irish Presbyterian minister, grandson of Reverend Michael Bruce, was born in 1758. Originally he was connected with the synod of Ulster, as minister of Lisburn. He was afterwards pastor of the Strand Street congregation, Dublin. In 1790 he settled in Belfast, as minister of the First Congregation. For more than thirty years he presided over the Belfast Academy. He died in 1841. See Reid, Hist. of the Presb. Church in Ireland.