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MIEN OP' CANADA.

REV ROBERT AYLWARD
B.A., pastor of the First Con-
gregational Church, London,
Ont., was born at Hunston, Sussex
County, England, July 22nd, 1856.
He received his education at private
schools and New College, London,
Eng., and afterwards graduated with
the degree of B.A. at Victoria Univer-
sity, Cobourg. He is also an associate
of the Senalus Acacdemzcais of England
and Wales in theological science.
Before entering the ministry he was in
a mercantile establishment. He was
ordained to the work of the ministry
as pastor of High Street Congregational

Church, West Bromwich, Eng., on June iith, iSS5, where he remained until 1SS7, when he came to Canada. On his arrival in Canada he became pastor of the Congregational Church at Cobourg. In 1S90 lie resigned the pastorate of this church to take the over-sight of his present charge, which is the largest in the Congregational denomination in Western Ontario. It was established in 1537. The building occupies an excellent site on Dundas street, and is a handsome and comfortable structure. Mr. Aylward was married on October 5th, i SS6, to Miss Bridget A. Ritchie, of Havant, England.

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