From the Book of Eminent Burgesses of Dundee 1513 to 1885.

Rev James Ballingall, Minister, Dundee - 7th January 1760

 

WHICH DAY THE REV. JAMES BALLINGALL, ONE OF THE MINISTERS OF THE GOSPELL IN THIS BURGH, WAS ADMITTED A FREE, BURGESS IN TERMS OF AN ACT OF COUNCIL OF THIS DATE.

JAMES BALLINGALL was the son of ANDREW BALLINGALL, merchant, Strathmiglo, in which place he was born in 1729. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Cupar on 7th January, 1755, and ordained as minister of Collessie on 22nd September, 1757.

In this charge he remained till October, 1759, when he was transferred to the Third Charge, now S. Paul's, Dundee. His admission as Burgess took place shortly after this date, but he did not long occupy this position, as he died on 4th November, 1763, in the thirty fourth year of his age.