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Darwin Correspondence Project

John Fordyce


Scottish-born clergyman and author. Independent minister of Spring Church, Grimsby, 1881; congregational minister, Hemel Hempstead, 1911. Author of work on scepticism and the modern social order.


Census returns of England and Wales 1881 (The National Archives: Public Record Office RG11/3267/5/4), 1911 (RG14/7740/61)

England & Wales, national probate calendar (index of wills and administrations), 1858–1966, 1973–95 (, accessed 4 May 2018)

Freeman 1978


Freeman, Richard Broke. 1978. Charles Darwin: a companion. Folkestone, Kent: William Dawson & Sons. Hamden, Conn.: Archon Books, Shoe String Press.