ALEX. STEWART, M.A., of
Orillia, Out., was born on the 3rd of
October, 1804, at Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland. His father was Dr. John Stewart of that place. He was educated at the old town college of Aberdeen, and in January-, 1841, was ordained priest of the Church of England, in Canada, at the city of Halifax by the Lord Bishop of that day. Mr. Stewart then became curate of Trinity Church, St. John, N. B. In 1856 he removed to Upper Canada and settled in Toronto, where he be-came curate to Dr. James W. Dewolfe Gray. He was subsequently appointed over St. George's Church, Kingston, where he reinained for five and one half years, and ill 1,962 became rector of St. John's Trinity Church, Orillia, over which lie presided for the long period of twenty-seven years until iS89, when he resigned the charge and was succeeded by the present incumbent, the Rev. Canon R. 'W. F. Greene. Mr. Stewart was married to Hiss Maria Jarvis, of St. John, N.B., who died in 1S84. His family consists of three daughters and one son.