Riccaltoun, Robert, an eminent divine of the Church of Scotland, minister of Hobkirk, was born near Jedburgh in 1691, and died 1769. He wrote, A Sober Inquiry into the Ground of the Present Differences in the Church of Scotland (1723, 12mo): — An Inquiry into the Spirit and Tendency of Letters on Theron, etc. (Edinb. 1762, 12mo). After his death, 1771, three volumes of his writings were published, edited by Rev. R. Walker: vol. 1, Essays on Human Nature, etc.; vol. 2, Treatise on the General Plan of Revelation; vol. 3, Notes, etc., on Galatians. See Allibone, Dict. of Brit. and Amer. Authors, s.v.; Darling, Cyclop. Bibliog. s.v.