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JAMES REA, M.D., Dovercourt Road, Toronto, was born on November 7th, 1861, in Wellington County, Out., the son of John M. Rea, farmer. He was educated in the public schools and Fergus High School, and afterwards taught three years. In 1882 he entered Victoria University and graduated with honors in 1885, and the College of Physicians and Surgeons of Ontario with honors in 1886. He then entered into partnership with Dr. Bate-man, of Pickering, until 1888, when he established himself in Toronto. In 1887 Dr. Rea was married to Mary Isabella Robinson, daughter of the late George Robinson, carriage manufacturer, Toronto. In addition to his large practice, he takes deep interest in social and religious matters. He is one of the managers of the Y.M.C.A., a member and one of the managers of Chalmer's Presbyterian Church, a member of the Independent Order of Oddfellows, of the Ancient and Canadian Order of Foresters, and also belongs to the Orange Society and other

fraternal organizations. Dr. Rea served in the North-West Rebellion as surgeon

in the Field Hospital





Davisville, North Toronto, was born at

May, County Tyrone, Ireland, May 16th, 186o. He was educated in the National schools of Ireland. He came to Toronto in 1882, and was appointed to a circuit in connection with the Methodist Church in Dalston, Barrie district, and subsequently spent two years at Pickering. In 1885 he entered the Montreal Wesleyan Theological College and the University of McGill. On the completion of his studies, he was ordained in 1887 by the Toronto Conference, and appointed over the congregation of Dover-court, Toronto, where he remained three years, his labours having been highly successful in building up the church and increasing the membership. At the close of his term of service at Dovercourt, he was invited to Davisville, North Toronto. where he ministers to an important and growing charge. Mr. Bartley was married on the 29th of November, 1887, to Josephine, (laughter of Thomas McBrien, Whitby. From present indications, he is destined to occupy the foremost positions in the gift of the church he serves so well.


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