Jolly, Alexander an English prelate, was born in 1756. He was ordained for the ministry in 1777, and became pastor at Turiff the same year. In 1778 he removed to Frasersburgh, where he resided for forty-nine years. In 1796 he was elevated to the bishopric of Dundee, and later he became bishop of Moray, a see founded in the 12th century, and which, after, bishop Jolly's decease, was absorbed in other diocesei. He died in 1838. Bishop Jolly's works are, Baptismal: Regeneration (Lond. 1826; new edition, with Life of author by Cheyne, 1840, 12mo): — Sunday Services and Holy Days, etc. (1828; 3d ed., with Memoir of author by Bp. Walker, Edinb. 1840, l2mo): — The Christian Sacrifice in the Eucharist (1832, 12mo; 2d ed. Aberdeen, 1847, 12mo). See Allibone, Dict. of Engl. and American Authors, 2, 986.