Calder, Frederic an English Wesleyan minister, was born in 1785. He was converted at the age of fifteen; entered the ministry in 1808; became a supernumerary at Bedford in 1842; removed to Cheltenham in 1844, and died June 20, 1851, in the sixty-sixth year of his age. He travelled sixteen different circuits. His ministry was earnest, persuasive, and successful. Calder was a diligent student. Besides minor productions, he wrote, Memoirs of Simon Episcopius (Lond. 1835; New York, 1837, 12mo). See Minutes of the British Conference, 1851.