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M. A., D.D., i i Ann street, Toronto, Ont., was born in Brantford in the County of Brant, on December i 5th, I S44. He is a son of the late Rev. Jas. 1lockridge, AI.A., rector of St. George's Church, Belleville, Ont. The subject of our sketch received his education at the Brant-ford High School, and continued and completed it at Trinity I'niversity,Toronto, where lie took successively the degree of B.A., ALA. B.D., and D.D., all by exatlttttation. He also won successively the Cameron and Dickson scholarships

front this institution. He   1

was successively head mas-   i

ter at Welland, St. Marv's

and Clinton Higlt schools.

He was ordained deacon in

the Church of England in

IS6S, and priest in 1869 by   I Bishop Lewis, of Ontario.

He has since served the

Church at Madoc, Hillier,

Hamilton, Windsor, N.S., and Toronto. He \vas rector of Christ Church Cathedral, Hamilton, for nine years, and re-signed it on account of conscientious objections which he had to the pew rent system. Dr. Alockridge was for many years Examiner of Divinity in arts course in Trinity University, and now lectures there regularly on Homiletics and Pastoral Theology. He was Clerical Secretary of the Synod of Toronto and also of Niagara, where he was appointed a canon of the Cathedral. He is General Secretary of the Domestic and Foreign Alissionary Society of the Church of England in

Canada, and editor of the <_anadian Clrrrrch Ti, azinc and AIASRou News. He is at present assistant clergyman at Holy Trinity Church, Toronto. He is well known as a Nvarm advocate of the temperance cause, and also of mission work, is a man of liberal views, high character and fine ability, especially as a preacher, and is highly esteemed by all denominations and parties, and he is doing a -, ork ill which all may rejoice. Dr. Mock-ridge was married in October, IS7i, to Sophia, fourth daughter of the late Rev. John Grier, A.AL, rector of Belleville.


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