About James Gillespie
GILLESPIE, JAMES. ?-02/06/1791. Ref: 595. Male.
- Titles and British Honours: Very Rev.
- Profession: Minister of Religion,Theologian.
- Appointments Held: Licensed Church of Scotland 1745; Minister of several parishes; Principal 1779, St Mary's College, St. Andrews University; Moderator 1779, Church of Scotland General Assembly.
- Postgraduate Studies: DD.
- Father: Rev James Gillespie, CS Minister.
- References: Fasti Eccl. Scot. 7, 1928, 422; Shapin 193.
- Date of Election: 17/11/1783.
- Proposers: Founder Member.
- Notes: Born 1722.
- Fellow Type: OF.
SOURCE: Waterston, Charles D; Macmillan Shearer, A (July 2006). Biographical index of former fellows of the Royal Society of Edinburgh, 1783-2002: Biographical Index. I. Edinburgh: The Royal Society of Edinburgh. ISBN 978-0-902198-84-5. page 359