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MRN OF CAl~71LDhi.   463

EDGAR HERBERT HUGILL, photo-

graplier, Ingersoll, Ont., was born there on the 12th September, 1859. His parents were John and Laviiiiiia (Baker) Hngill. His father being a pliotographer in Ingersoll for many years. Mr. Hligill, Jr., received his education at the public and High schools of his birthplace. He learned the business of a photographer with his father, commencing when a boy, and thus attaining proficiency in the art verb- early in life. He afterwards spent several years in the large cities of the 'United States, perfecting himself iii his calling. On returning to Canada, he took over the business so long- and successfully carried on by his father, who subsequently removed to St. Thomas. Mr. Hugill has a large patronage in Ingersoll and vicinity, and is turning out some of the finest Nvoi k

done west of Toronto. He does all classes of work, from the smallest to life-size portraits, and keeps fully abreast of all inventions and improvements. The large pleasure of success which lie has attained in the art to which he lias devoted himself, is owing, mainly, to the fact that lie is a born artist, and to his marked natural artistic ability has been added many years of careful industry and iiitelligent, pains-taking perseverance. In other words he merits his success. He is a member of the Alethodist Church, haying been converted in IS82, when he joined that denomination. He is at present a

member of the Official Board of King Street Church, Ingersoll, and is one of the representative members of the congregation. He leas been Sabbath School superintendent, and takes an active interest in Sabbath School and other church work, and is highly respected in the community. He is a member of the Independent Order of Odd Fellows. Mr. Hugill has been twice married—first, in the year i883, to Hiss Ida Robinson, who died in iS86 ; and he was married again in the year i890 to hiss Minnie Stevens, daughter of James Stevens, Division Court Clerk of the town of Ingersoll.

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