Riddoch, James, a minister of the Episcopal Church, Scotland, during the last century, was born at Grange, Bamffshire. He was first minister of a chapel at Glasgow, and afterwards became one of the ministers of St. Paul's Chapel, Aberdeen, in 1757, in which charge he continued twenty years. His sermons are distinguished for pathos, persuasion, eloquence, and piety. He published Sermons on Several Subjects, etc. (Lond. 1799, 3 vols. 8vo; a fifth edition was published in 1831, 2 vols. 8vo).