Burgh, William LL.D., was born in Scotland in 1741, and became a member of Parliament. He died in 1808; having published A Scriptural Confutation of Lindsay's Arguments against the one Godhead of Father, Son, and Holy Ghost (York, 1779, 3d ed. 8vo); An Inquiry into the Belief of the Christians of the three first Centuries respecting the Godhead of the Father, Son, and
Holy Ghost (York, 1778, 8vo), a work which procured the author the degree of LL.D. from Oxford. — Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. 1, 498.