George Hay Forbes

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George Hay Forbes (1821–1875), a Scottish Episcopalian clergyman, brother of Alexander Penrose Forbes, bishop of Brechin.

Despite severe physical adversity, Forbes was responsible for church building at Burntisland near Edinburgh, where he founded the Pitsligo Press. Amongst his publications he edited works of St. Gregory of Nyssa (1855, I861).


  • J.-P. Migne, Patrologia Graeca,XLIV,Paris, .
  • I. D. Moutsoula, Gregorios Nusses (Meros A/, II), Athens 1995.
  • Iain Sommerville, Burntisland's Churches, Part 7 - The Episcopalian Church and George Hay Forbes, .
  • Anglican Eucharistic Theology, Case Study 3,6,
  • Felicia Mary Frances Skene,A Memoir of Alexander, Bishop of Brechin : With a Brief Notice of His Brother, the Rev. George Hay, Joseph Master, 1876.