Burder, George, parson, was born in 1752, in London. Educated for an art career, he began to preach in 1776, receiving a charge at Lancaster in 1778. In 1808 he became secretary to the London Missionary Society and editor of the Evangelical Magazine, in succession to the Rev. John Eyre. His writings were immensely popular, the chief being his Village Sermons. He died in 1832, and was buried in Bunhill Fields.