Collie, William a Scotch clergyman, took his degree at King's College, Aberdeen, in 1718; became schoolmaster at Drainie in 1732, and assistant minister at Duffus;
was presented to the living at Drainie in 1741, and ordained. He died April 29, 1768, aged about seventy years. See Fasti Eccles. Scoticanae, 1:161.