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'4   MEN of CANADA.

D.D., D.C.L., Bishop of Toronto, was born at London,

England, in November, 1834, He is
a son of Dr. John Sweatman, of the
Middlesex Hospital, London. He re-
ceived his early education at the hands
of private tutors. In 1855 he entered
Christ's College, Cambridge, and ob-
tained a scholarship the following year,
and in 1859 graduated B.A., taking
honors in mathematics. The same
year he was ordained deacon in St.
Paul's Cathedral, and in the following
year was ordained priest at Chapel
Royal, Whitehall, by the late Right

Rev. Dr. Tait, then Bishop

of London, and afterwards

Archbishop of Canterbury.

For some years after this he

held, first—the Curacy of

Holy Trinity, Islington, and

then a mastership in the

Proprietary School, at the

same time officiating as

curate of St. Stephen's,

Canonbury. Mr. Sweatman

proceeded M.A. in 1862, and

in 1865 he was offered the

position of head master in

the Heilnrnth Boys' College

in Canada, which position

he accepted and filled with

great satisfaction for seven

years. He then accepted a

position in Upper Canada

College as mathematical

master, but in 1872 resigned

this position to accept the

rectorship of Grace Church,

Brantford, where he minis-

tered for two years, when

he was again induced to as-

sume charge of Hellmuth

College. In 1875 he was

appointed canon of the

Cathedral at London, and

shortly afterwards was

created archdeacon of Brant, and rector in charge of St. Paul's, Wood-stock. In 1879 he was chosen, by the almost unanimous vote of the Synod, to the vacant Bishopric of Toronto, which high and responsible office he still fills and adorns by his learning, his virtues, and his zeal. The capacity for administration in His Lordship as a teacher and a priest, finds fuller scope for its exercise in the episcopal seat, and is there revealed more fully, and there more brightly shine his intellectual gifts. Dr. Sweatman received his degree of D.D., jztre di ,,itatrs, from the University of Cambridge in 1879.


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