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ALLAN, Hugh (Sir), Kt. – Head of the ocean steamship and shipping firm of H. & A. Allan, of Montreal, Liverpool, Glasgow, &c. – Born September 26, 1810 at Saltcoats, Ayshire Scotland – Died December 9, 1882 at Saltcoats, Ayrshire, Scotland – His remains were brought to Montreal for interment. He was the second son of Capt. Alex. Allan, who commanded a vessel trading between Greenock and Montreal. Came out to Canada in 1826 and established himself in Montreal – (Obit. 82).

ANDERSON, Edmund – Collector fo Customs at Amherstburg, Ontario (1851) – Native of Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died July 8, 1884 at Amherstburg, Ontario – He was a son of the late Dr. T. W. Anderson, of Golspie. His brother, the late Dr. W. J. Anderson, of Quebec, was the author of a Life of the Duke of Kent. – (Obit. 84).

ANDERSON, Samuel (Major), C.M.G. (1877), R.E. – Inspector of Submarine Defences, Eng., Surveyor on the North American Boundary Commission – Born November 15, 1839 in London, England – Died September 11, 1881 in Scotland – (Obit. 80-81).

AULDJO, John Richardson (Major General) – Born in 1825 – Died June 14, 1879, Myrtle Bank, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, Scotland – He was the son of the late Geo. Auldjo, Esq., of Montreal, Quebec, and grandson of Hon. Ohnj Rijchardsonj, of the same city – (Obit. 79).

BAIN, James (Rev., Presb.) – Born in September 1802 at Maderty, Perthshire, Scotland – Died December 9, 1885 at Markham, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada in 1853. – (Obit. 85).

BAIN, Jean (Mrs.) – Native of Stirling, Scotland – Died August 23, 1883 at Strabane, Ontario aged 71 – Reclict of the late Mr. Walter Bain, and mother of Thomas Bain, Esq., M.P. – (Obit. 84).

BARNSTON, George – Retired factor of the Hudson's Bay Co. – Born in 1800 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died March 14, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1820. When in British Columbia he established the first factory in existence on the Fraser River. – (Obit. 83).

BARRIE, William (Rev.), D.D. – Presbyterian clergyman – Born in 1800 at Gateside, Fifeshire, Scotland – Died July 2, 1879, Guelph, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

BARRY (Miss), of Glasgow, Scotland – Died July 10, 1884 at Valois, on Lake St. Louis, about 14 miles above Montreal, Quebec – Drowned – (JRO 84).

BARWICK, Hugh Crawford – Banker – Born April 3, 1816 at Greenock, Scotland – Died October 22, 1882 at St. Catharines, Ontario – Son of the late Maj. Jas. Barwick, of the 79th Highlanders, who settled in Blandford, Oxford, Ontario in 1833 – (Obit. 82).

BAXTER, Alex. Browne (Lt.-Col.) – Commanding the 24th ''Kent'' Batt. of Volunteer Infantry (1878-86), and Chief of Police, Chatham, Ontario – Native of Edinburgh, Scotland – Died February 4, 1886 at Chatham, Ontario aged 65 – He came to Canada in 1835. – (Obit. 86).

BAXTER, John I. (Rev., Presb., retired) – Born in 1802 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland – Died January 1, 1886 at Truro, Nova Scotia – He came to Nova Scotia when 18 years of age. – (Obit. 86).

BECKET, John C. – Printer and publisher – Born May 14, 1810 at Kilwinning, Ayrshire, Scotland – Died September 5, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – Mr. Becket emigrated to America in 1831, and landed in New York, where he worked for a few months. Thence he removed to Montreal, and established himself in the printing business – (Obit. 79).

BLACK, John – Late Recorder of Rupert's Land – Born in 1817 – Died February 3, 1879, St. Andrew's, Scotland – (Obit. 79).

BLACK, Rev. John, D.D. (Presbyterian) – Born January 8, 1818 at Dumfries, Scotland – Died February 11, 1882 at Kildonan, Manitoba – Came to America with his parents – (Obit. 82).CLARK, Wm. (Rev.), B.A., Ph.D. – Rector of Christ Church (ch. of Eng.), Belleville, Ontario – Born in 1843 at Inverness, Scotland – Died October 16, 1883 at Belleville, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

BRECKENRIDGE, James (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Canada Presbyterian Church – Born in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died December 10, 1879, Streetsville, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

BROOKE, Rev. John M., D.D. – Chaplain to the Legislative Council, N.B. – Born 1809 at Borrowstowness, Scotland – Died January 16, 1882 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

BROWN, A. S. - Railway contractor – Born December, 1812 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died October 6, 1886 at Belleville, Ontario, where he had lond resided – He came to Canada in 1837. He was a brother fo Lt-Col. Jas. Brown, ex-M.P. (Belleville) – (Obit. 86).

BROWN, David K. – Journalist – Native of the south of Scotland – Died October 14, 1883 at Rat Portage, Manitoba (today Kenora, Ontario) aged 29 – (Obit. 83).

BROWN, George (Hon.) – Canadian statesman and journalist - Born November 29, 1818 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died May 9, 1880 in Toronto, Ontario – Died from the effects of a pistol wound, received in the leg, the shot being fired by a discharged employe in his printing office, named Bennett. - He married in Edinburgh, Scotland on November 27, 1862, Annie, eldest daughter of the late Thomas Nelson, Esq., of Abden House, Edinburgh. He was the son of the late Peter Brown, Esq., merchant, Edinburgh, Scotland, by the only daughter of George Mackenzie, Esq., of ''The Cottage,'' Stornoway, Isle of Lewis. Peter Brown emigrated to New York in 1838, where he edited the British Chronicle newspaper, and thence, in 1843, moved to Toronto, where he established the Toronto Banner. – (Obit. 80-81).

BROWN, William – Nurseryman – Born in 1824 in Duns, Berwickshire, Scotland – Died July 4, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Canada in 1847. – (Obit. 83).

BUCHANAN, Isaac (Hon.) – Merchant and public man – Born July 21, 1810 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died October 1, 1883 in Hamilton, Ontario – He was the 4th son of the late Peter Buchanan, Esq., of Auchmar, Stirlingshire, Scotland, a magnificent estate sold by the family in 1830 to the Duke of Montrose for the purpose of applying the proceeds to the extension of their Canadian business. – (Obit. 83).

CAMERON, Angus (Lt.-Col.) – An old soldier – Born in 1797 in Scotland – Died May 2, 1880, Kingston, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

CAMERON, Chas. Innes (Rev.) – Clergyman of the Canada Presbyterian Church – Born in 1837 at Kilmallie, near Fort William, Scotland – Died March 3, 1879, New Edingurgh, Ontario – He came to Canada in his youth – (Obit. 79).

CAMERON, James (Rev.) – Moderator of the Presbyterian Synod of Toronto and Hamilton, Ontario – Born in Petly, Inverness, Scotland – Died August 13, 1883 at Chatsworth, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

CAMERON, Robert J. (Rev.) – Presbyterian clergyman, formerly asst. Minister of St. Andrew's Church, St. John, New Brunswick – Died December 5, 1879, Burnt Island, Scotland – (Obit. 79).

CAMPBELL, Chas. Archibald – M.D. – Native of Callander, Perthshire, Scotland – Died March 15, 1886 at Sabrevois, Quebec. He came to Canada in 1838. He married in 1847 a daughter of Mr. Jas. McGillivray, of Sabrevois. He claimed that his father was a near relation of a Marquis of Breadalbane, and had served in the army under Prince Charles Edward in 1745. – (Obit. 86).

CAMPBELL, David (Major) – Late 63rd Foot – Born in 1784 in Scotland – Died July 21, 1881, Cobourg, Ontario – He was a son of Capt. Campbell, of the 52nd Light Infantry, and a brother of Col. Robt. Campbell, the ''hero of St. Sebastian.'' His adopted daughter is the wife of Lieut. Col. J. Vance Graveley, Mayor of Cobourg. – (Obit. 80-81).

CAMPBELL, Duncan – Author of popular histories of the Provinces of Nova Scotia and P. E. Island – Native of Scotland - Died August 16, 1886 at Halifax, Nova Scotia aged 67. He settled in Nova Scotia in 1866. – (Obit. 86).

CAMPBELL, Duncan – M.D. – Born in 1811 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died February 5, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

CAMPBELL, George W. – M.A., M.D., LL.D., Vice-Presdt. of the Bank of Montreal – Born 1810 at Roseneath, Dumbartonshire, Scotland – Died May 30, 1882 at Edinburgh, Scotland – Took up his residence in Montreal shorlty after he graduated in 1833 – (Obit. 82).

CASSELS, Robert – Banker – Born February 21, 1815 at Leith, Scotland – Died February 18, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Moved to Canada in 1837. He was married at Halifax, Nova Scotia, to Mry Macnab, 2nd daughter of Hon. Jas. Macnab, Receiver-Genl. of Nova Scotia, and grand-daughter of Hon. Peter Macnab, M.L.C. He left a large family of seven sons and five daughters, of whom Jas. Cassels, M.D., Robt. Cassels, Registrar of the Supreme Court of Canada, Walker Cassels and Hamilton Cassels, both partners in the firm of Blake, Kerr, Lash & Cassels, of Toronto, Richard Scougall Cassels, also recently passed as a solicitor and connected with the same firm, Allan Cassels, the 4th son, a member of the law firm of Beaty, Hamilton & Cassels, and John Thompson Cassels, engaged in business in the Philippine Islands, are living – (Obit. 82).

CAVERHILL, John – a Montreal merchant – Born February 1819 in Jedburgh, Scotland – Died January 12, 1882 at Nice, France – Came to Canada with his brother Thomas (whom see below), in 1831. He had been absent from the country since 1865 owing to ill-health – (Obit. 82).

CAVERHILL, Thomas – a Montreal merchant – Born 1825 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died January 4, 1882 at Glasgow, Scotland – Came to Canada with his brother John (whom see above) – (Obit. 82).

CHEYNE, George (Rev.), M.A, – Ritired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church in Canada – Born July 15, 1802 at Auchterless, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died April 1, 1878 (in Ontario) – He came to Canada in 1831 (Obit. 78).

CHRISTIE, Hon. David – Senator – Born in 1818 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died December 15, 1880, The Plains, Paris, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1833 – (Obit. 80-81).

CLARK, Thomas – Late Warden of Carleton, Ontario – Native of Cessford, Roxburgshire, Scotland – Died December 28, 1885 at Woodruff Farm, near Ottawa, Ontario aged 59 – He came to Canada with his parents in 1841 – (Obit. 85).

CONNON, C. W. – M.D., LL.D., educationalist – Born April 9, 1815 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died April 19, 1883 in Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

COURT, James – Broker and accountant – Born in 1811 at Hamilton, near Glasgow, Scotland – Died February 14, 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland – Came to Montreal, Quebec about 1829. He was on a visit to Europe at his death. – (Obit. 83).

COUTTS, Alexander – ex-M.P.P for West Kent in Ont. Assembly (1875-79) – Born April 17, 1824 at Tullich, near Balmoral Castle, Scotland – Died August 14, 1881, Tilbury, Ontario – Died from the effects of a kick from a horse – (Obit. 80-81).

CREIGHTON, Ann (Mrs. McKay) – Native of Perth, Scotland – Died August 21, 1879, Rockliffe, New Edinburgh, Ontario aged 85 – Relict of the late Hon. Thos. McKay, M.L.C., of Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, whom she married in 1813. She came to Canada with her husband in 1817. One of her sons, Lieut. Chas. McKay, H. M.'s 97th Foot, died in India, of small-pox.– (Obit. 79).

CUMMING, Walter B. – A retired merchant – Born in 1805 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died September 20, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

DARLING, Wm. – Head of the wholesale hardware firm of Wm. Darling & Co., Montreal – Born in 1819 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died November 1, 1885 in Montreal, at his residence ''Bloomfield House'' – He came to Canada in 1840 – (Obit. 85).

DARLING, Wm. Stewart (Rev. C. of E.) – Second rector of the Church of the Holy Trinity, Toronto, Ontario (1875-86) – Born in 1818 in Scotland – Died January 19, 1886 at Alassio, Riviera di Ponente, Italy – He was the youngest son of the late Major Darling, formerly of the British army, who died of cholera, shortly after reaching Canada. The family settled near Orillia, Ontario. – (Obit. 86).

DAVIDSON, Alex. (Capt.) – Inspector of the British America Insurance Co. – Born at Dundee, Scotland – Died July 29, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec – He accompanied his father, the late Col. Davidson to Canada in 1820. He was the father of the Hon. Justice Davidson, of Montreal – (Obit. 86).

DAVIDSON, George – Sheriff of Waterloo, Ontario (1853) – Born May 15, 1814 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died April 27, 1881, Forest Hill, Berlin, Ontario – He had lived in Canada since 1835. In 1845 he founded the village of New Aberdeen. – (Obit. 80-81).

DAVIDSON, Thomas L. (Rev.), D.D. – Baptist clergyman – Born in 1820 in Canada, of Scotch descent – Died September 16, 1883 at Tiverton, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

DICK, James (Rev., Presbyterian, superannuated) – Born in 1808 in Ayrshire, Scotland – Died June 1, 1849 at Richmond Hill, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

DIXON, Wm. Andrews (Major) – Late H. M.'s 82nd Regiment – Born in Toronto, Ontario – Died May 5, 1885 at Edinburgh, Scotland – (Obit. 85).

DOUGALL, John – Journalist – Born July 8, 1808 at Paisley, Scotland – Died August 19, 1886 at Flushing, Long Island, New York, U.S.A. – He was the eldest son of Jno. Dougall, manufacturer. He sailed to Canada at the age of 18. – (Obit. 86).

DUFF, Archibald (Rev.), D.D. (Congregational) – Born April 23, 1810 in the Gallowgate, Aberdeen, Scotland – Died November 10, 1883 at Putney, England – Died while on a visit to England. He came to Canada in 1832, returned to Scotland in 1836, returned to Canada in 1856 and settled in Sherbrooke, Quebec. – (Obit. 83).

DUFF, Hon. Charles – Puisne Judge of the Supreme Court of N. B. – Born July 3, 1817 at St. Mary's, York, New Brunswick, of Scottish parentage – Died December 20, 1882 in St. John, New Brunswick – (Obit. 82).

ELLIOT, Joseph (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1810 in Roxburgshire, Scotland – Died September 3, 1885 at Guelph, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

ESDAILE, Robert – Merchant, Presdt. of the Corn Exchange Assn. – Born 1816 in Perth, Scotland – Died July 5, 1882 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Montreal in 1837. Entered into the produce trade in partnership with his brother John – (Obit. 82).

FERGUSSON, Robt. Colquhoun – Governor of the Union Bank of London, England – Born in April, 1824 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died October 11, 1883 at Cornwall Gardens, London, England – He was the 7th son of the late Hon. Adam Fergusson, M.L.C. of Canada and a brother of the late Hon. Fergusson-Blair, a member of Sir John Macdonald's Govt. In 1867. – (Obit. 83).

FLETCHER, Chas (Rev., Presb., superannuated) – Born in 1808 at Luthie, Scotland – Died February 9, 1885 at Goderich, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

FOSTER, Ninian F. (Dr.) – Native of Edinburgh, Scotland – Died July 6, 1883 in Victoria, British Columbia aged 63 – He left his native country in 1842. – (Obit. 83).

FRASER, Alexander – M.P.P. for West Northumberland in the Ontario Assembly (1867-72); Asst. Receiver Genl. of Canada at Toronto (1877-83) – Born August 24, 1824 in Inverness, Scotland – Died October 23, 1883 at his seat, Torbreck, Cobourg, Ontario. He was the eldest son of the late John Fraser, Esq., formerly Provost of Inverness, who came to Canada in 1837. – (Obit. 83).

FRASER, James – M.L.C. of N.S. – Born April 7, 1802 in Boleskine, Inverness-shire, Scotland – Died May 8, 1884 at New Glasgow, Nova Scotia, where he had resided since 1825 – He accompanied his parents to Nova Scotia in 1804, but passed his early subsequent years in New Brunswick with an elder brother. From 1825 to 1871 he carried on a large and successful business at New Glasgow, latterly in partnership with his sons. In 1868, he was elected Chief of the Clan Fraser for B.N.A. – (Obit. 84).

FRASER, Thomas (Rev.) – A retired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church – Born in 1791 in Johnstone, Scotland – Died July 15, 1884 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1827. – (Obit. 84).

FYFE, R. A, (Rev.), D.D. – Principal of the Canadian Literary Institute, Woodstock, Ontario – Born in 1816 at St. André, near Montreal – Died September 4, 1878, Woodstock, Ontario – He was of Scottish descent, his parents having emigrated from Dundee in 1809. His remains were taken to Toronto to be interred – (Obit. 78).

GALBRAITH, Daniel – M.P. – Born in February, 1813 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died December 17, 1879, Almonte, Ontario – Mr. Galbraith's parents came from the Highlands of Scotland. He came to Canada with them in 1821 and they settled in the County of Lanark, in Upper Canada – (Obit. 79).

GAMMILL or GAMMELL, William – Businessman at Little Bras D'Or, Nova Scotia, member of the Nova Scotia Assembly, colonel in the militia – Born in 1803 in Scotland – Died May 4, 1879 in Nova Scotia – A widower, William Gammill married Miss Mary Imrie, aged 43, at his house on 1st January, 1877. Mr. Gammill met Miss Imrie in Scotland in 1875. She is the daughter of a well-to-do-farmer living at Mary Hill, near Glasgow, one of whose sons is the Rev. Mr. Imrie of St. Andrew's church, Dunfermline, another Mr. Peter Imrie, who recently came to Canada as the Larnarkshire farmers' delegate. His will, made April 26, 1877, was proven in the usual manner, and under it his widow, the sole devisee and executrix, entered into possession of his estate worth $66,673. A little over a year after Mr. Gammill's death, Thomas McLellan produced a will, dated April 21, 1879, purporting to have been made on that day in the presence of himself, Donald Johnston and Alexander Gordon, and under it bequests were made to different persons to the amount of $66,000. A Judge of Probate decided that the second will should be admitted to Probate, from which decision an appeal was taken to the Supreme Court of Nova Scotia. Judgment is given on 1st May, 1882, and the first will made by Mr. Gammill is sustained. Meanwhile, since the appeal to the Supreme Court, Thomas McLellan, Donald Johnston and Alexander Gordon have been indicted for perjury and forgery. The trial takes place only on 11 August, 1882. A verdict of ''not guilty'' is returned. – (Trials 80-81; JRO 82 p. 185).

GIBB, Alexander sr. – Born in Lanarkshire, Scotland – Died March 27, 1886 at West York, Ontario aged 99 – (DL 86).

GLASS, Charles Jordan (Rev.) (Presbyterian) – Born 1820 in Scotland – Died November 28, 1882 at Montreal, Quebec – After graduating with honours at Aberdeen, came to New Brunswick where he founded the Presbytery of York, and established the village of Glassville – (Obit. 82).

GOLDIE, John – Naturalist – Born March 21, 1793 at Kirkoswold, Ayrshire, Scotland – Died July 23, 1886 at Ayr, Ontario – He was married in 1815 to Margaret Dunlop Smith, a daughter of Mr. Jas. Smith, of Monkwood Grove, Ayrshire, a prominent Botanist and Nurseryman. He brought his family to Canada in 1844 and settled near the village of Ayr, Ontario. He left 3 sons and 2 daughters to survive him, viz. : Mr. John Goldie, of the firm of Goldie & McCulloch, of Galt; Mr. Jas. Goldie, of Guelph; Mr. David Goldie, of Ayr, and Margaret, wife of Rev. Prof. Caven, of Toronto, and Mary, wife of Mr. A. McIlwraith, of Galt. – (Obit. 86).

GORDON, John – Head of the extensive mercantile firm of Gordon, Mackay & Co., of Toronto, Ontario – Born 1828 at Latheron, Caithness, Scotland – Died May 29, 1882 at Paris, France – Came to Canada when 13 years of age. His remains were brought to Toronto for interment – (Obit. 82).

GOW, Peter – Sheriff of Welington, Ontario (1876-86) – Born November 20, 1818 at Johnstone, Renfrewshire, Scotland – Died February 23, 1886 at Guelph, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1842 and shortly afterwards settled at Guelph. – (Obit. 86).

GRAHAM, James – an old and esteemed citizen – Born in 1802 at Blairhoyle ne' Leichtown, Scotland – Died August 16, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1854. – (Obit. 85).

GRANT, Donald M. (Lieut.-Col) – Chief of the Ottawa City Police – Native of Inverness, Scotland – Died April 8, 1885 in New York, U.S.A. – He had resided in Ottawa since 1844. – (Obit. 85).

GRANT, John – M.D. – Born in 1804 in Scotland – Died June 24, 1879 in Toronto – Dr. Grand came at an early age, with his father to Three Rivers, Quebec – (Obit. 79).

GRAY, Annie (Mrs. Muirhead) – Died August 11, 1882 at Chatham, New Brunswick – Wife of Hon. Wm. Muirhead, Seantor; daughter of the late Mr. Alex. Gray, of Aberdeen, Scotland – (Obit. 82).

GREENSHIELDS, David J. – Head of the mercantile firm of Samuel Greenshields, Son & Co., Montreal – Born 1826 at Glasgow, Scotland – Died December 4, 1882 in London, England – (Obit. 82).

GUNN, Donald (Hon.) – Retired Hudson's Bay Company's Officer – Born in September 1797 in Falkirk, Caithnessshire, Scotland – Died November 30, 1878, St. Andrews, Manitoba – He came to America in 1813 – (Obit. 78).

HALL, James – C.E., P.L.S., ex-M.P. for Peterborough in the Can. Assembly (1848-51, and for East Peterborough in the House of Commons (1874-78) – Born April 1806 in Clackmannanshire, Scotland – Died October 11, 1882 at Peterboro', Ontario – Came to Canada in 1820 with his father, who settled in Lanark, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

HAMILTON, John (Hon.) – Senator (1867-82) – Born 1801 at Queenston, Ontario – Died October 10, 1882 at Kingston, Ontario – He was the son of a Scottish gentleman who settled at Kingston towards the close of the last century – (Obit. 82).

HAMILTON, Thos. – Born in Scotland – Died November 14, 1886 in Harrisburg, Ontario, aged 97 – (DL 86).

HARPER, Louis George – Dist. Magistrate for Gaspé (1876) – Born February 28, 1830 at Cap Santé, Quebec of Scottish and French descent – Died April 16, 1884 at Percé, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

HARVEY, Alex – A prominent merchant – Born in 1827 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died March 7, 1886 in Hamilton, Ontario where he had long resided. – (Obit. 86).

HEDLEY, Wm. – Representative in the Maritime Provinces of Dun, Wiman & Co. – Born November 29, 1833 at Oban, Argyll, Scotland – Died June 19, 1885 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – He was the son of Mr. Jno. W. Hedley, of Newcastle-on-Tyne, England, and came to Canada with his grandparents in 1845. – (Obit. 85).

HENDERSON,William – Born Shetland, Scotland – Died August 21, 1883 at Frampton, Quebec aged 100 years and 45 days – (DL 83).

HERON, Gilbert – Retired merchant, one of the firm of Dickson, Logan & Co., Toronto, Ontario – Born in 1816 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 27, 1883 in Glasgow, Scotland – (Obit. 83).

HOPE, Adam (Hon.) – Senator (1877-82) – Born January 8, 1813 at West Fenton, Dirleton, East Lothian, Scotland – Died August 7, 1882 at Hamilton (Ontario) – He came to Canada in 1834 – (Obit. 82).

HOULISTON, Jno. – An old and respected merchant – Born June 8, 1801 on the Lammermoor hills, Scotland – Died December 30, 1885 at Three Rivers, Quebec, where he had resided since 1830. – (Obit. 86).

HOWIE, James (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1814 in Kilmarnock, Scotland – Died in November, 1884 at Comber, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1864. – (Obit. 84).

INGLIS, Walter (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1815 in Scotland – Died October 18, 1884 at Ayr, Ontario – He emigrated to South Africa in 1842, later returned to Britain, and came out to Canada in 1855. – (Obit. 84).

INNES, Elspret Fordyce (Mrs.) – Relict of the late Mr. Alex Innes, and mother of James Innes, Esq., M.P. – Native of Huntly, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died November 26, 1884 at Guelph, Ontario aged 82. – (Obit. 84).

JACK, Wm. Brydone, A.M. (1840), D.C.L. (1855) – President of the University of New Brunswick (1861-86) – Born November 23, 1819 at Tinwald, Dumfriesshire – Died November 23, 1886 at Fredericton, New Brunswick – (Obit. 86).

JARVIS, Frederick W. – Winner of the Gilchrist Scholarship, born in 1858 in Montreal, Quebec – Died January 20, 1881, Edingurgh, Scotland – Contrated a severe cold, which culminated in his death – He was a son of Mr. James Jarvis, of Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

JOHNSTON, Wm., M.A. (1874), LL.D. (1875), Barrister (1882) – Born July 24, 1848 in Lockerley, Dumfries, Scotland – Died January 7, 1885 at Guelph, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

KEMP, Alex. Ferrie (Rev., Presbyterian), M.A. (1863), LL.D. (1871) – Born June 22, 1822 in Greenock, Scotland – Died May 3, 1884 in Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

KEMPT, George – Sheriff of the Co. of Victoria, Ontario (1872) – Born July 8, 1821 at Cromarty, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died March 9, 1885 at Lindsay, Ontario – He came to Canada with his parents early in life. – (Obit. 85).

KENNEDY, David – The well known Scottish vocalist – Born April 7, 1825 at Perth, Scotland – Died October 13, 1886 at Stratford, Ontario – Died while on a thour through Western Canada. – (Obit. 86).

KER, Adam – Born in 1809 in Hawick, Roxburghshire, Scotland – Died September 2, 1879, Galt, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada in 1832 – (Obit. 79).

KING, Jas. – Born Lanarkshire, Scotland – Died June 19, 1882, Ottawa, Ontario aged 104 – (DL 82).

LAIDLAW, Jas. – The last survivor of those who settled the ''Scotch Block'' of Esquesing, Ontario, 1819-20 – Died July 23, 1886 at Georgetown, Ontario, aged 91 – He left Ettrick, Selkirkshire, Scotland in 1817, two years earlier than the other members of his family. He was the father of the Rev. R. J. Laidlaw, of Hamilton, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

LAING, James Byres, M.A, M.D. – Born in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died June 26, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 67 – Coming to Canada in 1859, he took up his residence in Hamilton, Ontario where he continued to reside until his death – (Obit. 79).

LECKIE, Robt. – Merchant – Born in 1822 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died January 14, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1841 – (Obit. 80-81).

LEIGHTON, Isabel (Miss) – Born Dundee, Scotland – Died in December, 1883 in Montreal, Quebec aged 100 – (DL 83).

LESSLIE, James – Journalist – Born in 1802 at Dundee, Scotland – Died April 19, 1885 at Eglington, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1820 – (Obit. 85).

LINDSAY, Marrhew – Formerly of the firm of Logan, Lindsay & Co., St. John, N.B. – Native of Fifeshire, Scotland – Died in March 1884 at St. John, New Brunswick – He had been engaged in business in St. John for over a quarter of a century. – (Obit. 84).

MACAR, John – Barrister, W.S. – Born in 1813 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died February 20, 1882 at Goderich, Ontario – Came to Canada about 1843 – (Obit. 82).

MACBETH, Robt. – One of the survivors of the settlers who came over to Red River with Lord Selkirk, 1815 – Born in 1801 in Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died August 20, 1886 at Kildonan, Manitoba – (Obit. 86).

MacDONELL, Donald Aeneas (Lt.-Col.) – Late Warden of the Kingston Penitentiary – Born in 1794 – Died March 11, 1879, Brockville, Ontario – He was descended from an ancient Scottish family. His grandfather served for some years in the Spanish Army, and subsequently emigrated to America, where he settled on the banks of the Susquehanna. During the American revolution he was a staunch Loyalist, and at its close he came with the U. E. Loyalists to Upper Canada and settled in the Township of Cornwall. His son Miles, father of the subject, was selected by the Earl of Selkirk to take charge of his colony at Red River, and was the first Governor of the Settlement. – (Obit. 79).

MACDOUGALL, Dugald Lorn – Stockbroker – Born August 12, 1811 at Auchdoonan, Argyleshire, Scotland – Died November 13, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He was the son of Major Peter Macdougall, of H. M.'s 25th Foot. He came to Montreal in 1840. – (Obit. 85).

MacGEORGE, Robt. Jackson (The Very Rev.) – Dean of Argyll and the Isles, Scotland – Born about 1811 near Glasgow, Scotland – Died May 14, 1884 at Orcadia, Rothesay, Scotland – He came to Canada in 1841. He returned to Scotland several years later. – (Obit. 84).

MacGREGOR, Patrick, M.A. – Barrister – Born in 1816 in Perthshire, Scotland – Died January 25, 1882 in Toronto, Ontario – Came to Canada for the first time in 1833 – (Obit. 82).

MACKAY, Edward – Retired merchant – Born March 13, 1813 in Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died May 6, 1883 at Kildonan Hall, Montreal, Quebec – Came to Canada in 1840. Brother of the late Mr. Joseph Mackay, owner of a dry goods house. – (Obit. 83).

MACKAY, Jno. Gordon – A prominent merchant of Woodstock, Ontario – Born in 1836 at Helmsdale, Scotland – Died April 3, 1886 at Woodstock, Ontario – He frist arrived at Woodstock in 1857. – (Obit. 86).

MACKAY, Joseph – Retired merchant – Born in 1811 at Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died May 2, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Montreal about 1832. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKENZIE, John Gordon – Wholesale merchant – Born in 1796 at Dingwall, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died May 12, 1881 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1811. He married in 1829 the daughter of Hon. Horatio Yates. – (Obit. 80-81).

MACKENZIE, Kenneth (Hon.), Q.C. – Judge of County Court of Ontario (1877-83) – Born in the early part of the century in Ross-shire, Scotland – Died February 7, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada in 1832. – (Obit. 83).

MACKENZIE, Margaret – Born in Inverness-shire, Scotland – Died January 23, 1883 at Fisher's Grant, Nova Scotia aged over 100 – (DL 83).

MACKIESON, John – M.D., for many years Supdt. of the P.E.I. Hospital for the Insane – Born in 1795 in Stirlingshire, Scotland – Died in September, 1885 at Charlottetown, P.E.I. – (Obit. 85).

MacKINNON, Colin Francis (Rt. Rev.), D.D. – Archbishop of Amida, and formerly Bishop of Arichat, N.S. – Born July 20, 1811, Antigonish, Nova Scotia – Died September 26, 1879, Antigonish, Nova Scotia – His parents came from Inverness-shire, Scotland, to Antigonish, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 79).

MANN, Alex (Rev.), D.D. (1876) – Born in 1798 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died September 15, 1884 at Pakenham, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

McAULEY, Roderick (Hon.) – ex-M.P. in the P.E.I. Assembly – Born Isle of Lewes, Scotland – Died in January, 1882 at Georgetown, P.E.I., aged 92 – He came to Nova Scotia as a Presbyterian missionary in 1831 – (Obit. 82).

McCALLUM, Archibald, M.A., L.L.B. – Inspector of Schools in Hamilton, Ontario – Born in Scotland – Died June 29, 1879 at Hamilton, Ontario aged 55 – His father emigrated to Canada and settled in the northern part of Glengarry, while the subject of this sketch was a child. – (Obit. 79).

McCULLOCH, David – Collector of Customs at Hamilton, Ontario (1882) – Born May 21, 1835 at Barrhead, near Glasgow, Scotland – Died October 25, 1884 in Hamilton, Ontario – He came to Canada with his father in 1842. – (Obit. 84).

McDONALD, Angus – a Waterloo veteran – Born Islay, Scotland – Died April 20, 1882, Uxbridge, Ontario aged 106 – (DL 82).

McDONALD, Daniel (The Very Rev.), D.D. – Vicar-General of P.E.I. (1861) – Born February 19, 1822 at Maple Hill, St. Andrews, P.E.I. – Died January 4, 1885 in Charlottetown, P.E.I. – He was the son of Mr. Allan McDonald, formerly of Moidart, Scotland. – (Obit. 85).

McDONALD, Donald (Hon.) – Senator – Born in 1816 in Caledonia, New York, U.S.A. – Died January 20, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – His father was a native of Inverness-shire (Scotland), and emigrated to the State of New York; but objecting to the oath of allegiance to a foreign power, he changed his residence to Canada, when his son was about 7 years of age. – (Obit. 79).

McDONALD, John (Very Rev.), V.G. – Clergyman of the Church of Rome – Born in 1782 in Scotland – Died March 16, 1879 in Ontario – He left his native county in 1786, when only about four years old, accompanied by his parents, and about 200 others, who all settled in the County of Glengarry, Upper Canada – (Obit. 79).

McDOUGALL, Wm. (Hon.) – A Puisne Judge of the Superior Ct. of Quebec (1880-86) – Born in 1831 in Scotland – Died March 3, 1886 at Aylmer, Quebec – (Obit. 86).

McFAYDEN, Charles – Barrister – Born in 1839 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died February 12, 1881, Owen Sound, Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

McGILL, William (Hon.) – ex-M.L.C. of P.E.I – Born November 21, 1819 at Kirkmichael, Dumfriesshire, Scotland – Died January 4, 1882 at Charlottetown, P.E.I. – He settled in P.E.I. In 1832 (sic) where he entered into business – (Obit. 82).

McGILL, Wm. – M.D. (1848), M.P.P. for South Ontario in Ont. Assembly (1867-71) – Born in 1807 near Paisley, Scotland – Died November 9, 1883 at Whitby, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

McINTOSH, Alexander – Died November 27, 1884 at the priory Farm, St. Andrews, Quebec, where he had long resided – Late of Invercoe House, Argyleshire, Scotland. He was descended from an old Scottish family. – (Obit. 84).

McKAY, Alexander – M.P.P. for Pictou in the N.S. Assembly (1863-67 and 1871-82) – Born April 3, 1818 at West River, Pictou, Nova Scotia – Died February 16, 1882 at West River, Pictou, Nova Scotia – His parents came from Sutherlandshire, Scotland – (Obit. 82).

McKAY, Ann Creighton (Mrs.) – Native of Perth, Scotland – Died August 21, 1879, Rockliffe, New Edinburgh, Ontario aged 85 – Relict of the late Hon. Thos. McKay, M.L.C., of Rideau Hall, Ottawa, Ontario, whom she married in 1813. She came to Canada with her husband in 1817. One of her sons, Lieut. Chas. McKay, H. M.'s 97th Foot, died in India, of small-pox.– (Obit. 79).

McKAY, Donald – Ship-builder – Born September 4, 1810 at Shelburne, Nova Scotia – Died September 20, 1880, Boston, Mass. U.S.A. – His grandfather, a Scotch Highlander had setteled in Selburne, Nova Scotia. He went to the U.S.A. when a young man and lived in New York, and then in Massachssetts. – (Obit. 80-81).

McKAY, James – one of the oldest settlers in West Gwillimbury, Ontario – Born in 1793 in Kildonan, Sunderlandshire, Scotland – Died April 12, 1879, West Gwillimbury, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

McKAY, James (Hon.) – ex-M.L.C. of Manitoba – Born at Edmonton House, Saskatchewan, N. W. T. – Died December 3, 1879, Deer Lodge, near Winnipeg, Manitoba – He was the eldest son of Mr. James McKay, of Sutherlandshire, Scotland – (Obit. 79).

McKERRAS, John Hugh (Rev.), M.A. – Professor of Classical Literature, Queen's College, Kingston, Ontario – Born in 1832 at Nairn, Scotland – Died January 9, 1880, Inverlea, Peterboro', Ontario – (Obit. 80-81).

McKINNON, Ranald – Contractor and manufacturer – Born about 1800 in Ulva, Scotland – Died October 17, 1879, Caledonia, Ontario – Coming to America with his parents at an early age, the family settled first in New York State (U.S.A.), but eventually removed to Peel, Upper Canada – (Obit. 79).

McKREAND, James – Retired merchant – Born July 3, 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died October 3, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – Educated at Glasgow University, he entered his father's firm, Messrs. A. & J. McKeand, wholesale dry goods of Glasgow. He was placed in charge of the Canadian branches in 1854 untill 1866, when owing to loss of his eyesight, he was compelled to retire. Of his sons, one, Moorehouse, was foreman of the Red River Contingent of voyageurs, sent for service on the Nile; another, Alfred, was in command of the 90th Winnipeg Rifles, during the recent troubles in the North-West. – (Obit. 85).

McLEAN, John (Rt. Rev.) – First Anglican Bishop of Saskatchewan (1874-86), M.A. (1851); D.D. (1871); D.C.L. (1871) – Born November 17, 1828 at Portsay (Portsoy), Scotland – Died November 7, 1886 at Bishop's Court, Prince Albert, N.W.T. – Died the result of an accident. – (Obit. 86).

McLEOD, Angus (Mrs.) – Born Isle of Skye, Scotland – Died in January 1885 in P.E.I., aged 107 – (DL 85).

McLEOD, Donald – an old soldier and journalist who lived in Prescott, Ontario – Born January 1, 1779 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died July 22, 1879, Cleveland, Ohio, U.S.A. – (Obit. 79).

McLEOD, Hugh – M. P. representing Cap Breton (Nova Scotia) – Born in Logie Easter, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died August 5, 1879 – He was the eldest son of Rev. Dr. McLeod, Presbyterian Minister of Sydney, Cape Breton, whom he accompanied to this country in 1850 when yet very young. – (Obit. 79).

McMILLAN, John (Hon.) – Inspector of Post Offices for New Brunswick (1868-86) – Born August 4, 1816 in Brodick, Arran, Scotland – Died September 12, at Portland, New Brunswick – He came with his parents to New Brunswick in 1832 – (Obit. 86).

McMURRICH, John (Hon.) – Head of the wholesale firm of Bryce, McMurrich & Co., Toronto – Born in 1804 at Knock Farm, near Paisley, Renfrewshire, Scotland – Died February 13, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – (Obit. 83).

McNAB, Alex. – Born in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died May, 1881, Enniskillen, Ontario aged 112 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

McNAIR, James – Born at Inverary, Argyleshire, Scotland – Died November 15, 1879, Godmanchester, County of Huntingdon, Quebec aged 107y 7m 28d – He came to Canada in 1822 – (JRO 79).

McPHERSON, Lauchlin (Rev., Presb.) – Born about 1813 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died March 29, 1886 at Ailsa Craig, Ontario – (Obit. 86).

McRAE, Duncan – M.P.P. – Born in Ross-shire, Scotland – Died March 12, 1879, Bolsover, Ontario – He came early in life to Canada – (Obit. 79).

MEUDELL, W. F. – Formerly collector of customs at Toronto, and subsequently at Belleville, Ontario – Native of Scotland – Died January 10, 1885 at Belleville, Ontario, aged 85 – (Obit. 85).

MICHIE, James, of the firm of Fulton, Michie & Co., retail and wholesale grocers, Toronto – Born February 24, 1828 in Corgraff, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 13, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Toronto at the age of 18. Nephew of the late Mr. G. Michie. – (Obit. 83).

MILLER, William – Farmer and stock raiser – Born in Dumfries, Scotland – Died in June, 1879 in Pickering, Ontario at an advanced age – Came to Canada nearly forty years ago. The Millers, father and sons have been singularly fortunate in their ventures as importers and breeders of improved stock. – (Obit. 79).

MOFFATT, George – Lumber merchant – Born in 1810 at Gretna Green, Dumfriesshire, Scotland – Died May 13, 1878, Dalhousie, New Brunswick – Came to this country about 1830 – (Obit. 78).

MOODIE, Wm. – A retired Wholesale dry-goods merchant – Native of Glasgow, Scotland – Died June 6, 1885 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada about 1835. – (Obit. 85).

MORRISON, Angus, Q.C. – ex-M.P. (1854-74) – Born January 20, 1822 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died June 10, 1882 in Toronto – He accompanied his father, the late Mr. Hugh Morrison, formerly of the 42nd Highlanders, to Canada in 1834. He is a brother of the present Hon. Justice Morrison – (Obit. 82).

MUIR, John – M.P.P. for Sooke, in the first Assembly of Vancouver Island – Born in 1799 at Kilmarnock, Scotland – Died April 2, 1883 at his residence, Woodside Farm, Sooke, British Columbia – He arrived in British Columbia in 1849 – (Obit. 83).

MUIRHEAY, Annie Gray (Mrs.) – Died August 11, 1882 at Chatham, New Brunswick – Wife of Hon. Wm. Muirhead, Seantor; daughter of the late Mr. Alex. Gray, of Aberdeen, Scotland – (Obit. 82).

MUNRO, Colin – Sheriff of the County of Elgin, Ontario (1853) – Born in 1817 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died February 1, 1884 at Buffalo, New York, U.S.A. – He had resided in Canada since 1837. – (Obit. 84).

MUNRO, Margt. (Mrs.) – Born in Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died November 21, 1884 at Scotsburn, Nova Scotia, aged 106 – (DL 84).

MURRAY, Alexander, F.G.S., C.M.G. – Director of the Geological Survey of Newfoundland (1865) – Born June 2, 1811 at Crieff, Perth, Scotland – Died December 18, 1884 at Crieff, Perth, Scotland – (Obit. 84).

OLIVER, Thomas – M.P. for North Oxford in Can. Assembly and in House of Commons – Born in 1821 in Kildonan, Sutherlandshire, Scotland – Died November 8, 1880, Woodstock, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada, along with his parents, in 1842. – (Obit. 80-81).

PATTERSON, John (Rev.) – Retired clergyman of the Canadian Presbyterian Church – Born in June, 1801 in Fife, Scotland – Died January 1, 1879, Chatham, Ontario – He emigrated to Canada in 1858. – (Obit. 79).

PATTERSON, Wm. J. – Joint Sec'y of the Montreal Board of Trade and Montreal Corn Exchange Association (1863-86) – Born in 1815 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died June 12, 1886 in Montreal, Quebec, where he had resided since 1861 – (Obit. 86).

PAUL, Jas. T. (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1810 at Cupar-Fife, Scotland – Died March 8, 1884 at Bolsover, Ontario – (Obit. 84).

PEEBLES, Philip – Manager of the Quebec Gas Works – Native of Pittenweem, Scotland – Died October 16, 1884 in Quebec aged 83. – (Obit. 84).

PRENTICE, Edward Alex – Stockbroker – Born in 1832 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died November 17, 1886 at his residence, 16 Gloucester Place, Portman Square, London, England – His remains were interred at Hastings, after undergoing cremation at Woking. He was of Scotch and Danish extraction, his father being descended from the noble Danish family of De Breton. He came to Canada in 1854. He returned to Britain about 1876. He married in 1856 Eweretta Auldjo, grand-daughter of the Hon. John Richardson, M.E.C. of L.C., by whom he had 3 children, two of whom, a son and daughter, survive. – (Obit. 86).

PRINGLE, John – Born in Berwickshire, Scotland – Died November 8, 1884 at Whitby, Ontario aged 98 – (DL 84).

RAMSAY, Thos. Kennedy (Hon.), M.A. (1885), D.C.L. (1872) – a Puisné Judge of the Court of Queen's Bench of Quebec (1873-86) – Born September 2, 1826 at Ayr, Scotland – Died December 22, 1886 at his residence, the ''Manor House'', St. Hugues, Quebec – Died suddenly. He was a son of the late David Ramsay, Esq., of Grimmet, Ayrshire, Scotland. He came to Canada in early life. – (Obit. 86).

REYNOLDS, Thomas – President of the St. Lawrence and Ottawa Railway – Born in 1811 in Scotland – Died June 29, 1880 in London, England – (Obit. 80-81).

RICHARDSON, James – Late of the Canadian Geological survey staff – Born in 1809 in Perthshire, Scotland – Died November 18, 1883 at Matane, Quebec. He came to Canada in 1829. – (Obit. 83).

RIDDELL, Archibald Alexander – M.D. (1857) – Born December 19, 1819 in Aberdeen, Scotland – Died December 15, 1883 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Canada about the year 1836. – (Obit. 83).

RITCHIE, Wm. (Rev.), M.A. (1822) – Hon. Canon of St. James' Cathedral, Toronto – Born in 1799 in Methven, Pertshire, Scotland – Died March 21, 1885 at his residence, Dryden Bank, Georgina, Ontario – His father dying while he was very young, he was educated by his uncle, Dr. David Ritchie, Prof. of Logic in the University of Edinburgh. He married in 1835, Anne, daughter of Col. Sibbald of Eildon Hall, Scotland. – (Obit. 85).

ROBERTSON, Andrew, Q.C. (1864) – Born in 1815 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died March 21, 1880 in Montreal, Quebec – He was a son of the late Rev. Jas. Robertson, a Congregationalist Minister, who laboured for 40 years at Sherbrooke, Quebec. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROBERTSON, James (Rev.), LL. D. – Late Rector of Wilmot (Anglican), N. S. – Died January 19, 1878, Middleton, Nova Scotia aged 77 – Was a graduate of the University of Aberdeen, Scotland. Ordained in Scotland in 1826, he entered the service of the S. P. G. F. P., in 1829, and came to Nova Scotia – (Obit. 78).

ROBERTSON, Jas. – Manager of the Bank of B.N.A. at London, Ont. – A Scotchman by birth – Died May 24, 1881, London, Ontario – Accidentally drowned – He came to Canada in 1866. – (Obit. 80-81).

ROGER, J. M. (Rev.), M.D. – Minister of the Presbyterian Church – Born in 1807 in Kincardine O'Neil, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 8, 1878 at Peterborough, Ontario – Came to Canada in 1833 – (Obit. 78).

ROSS, Christina – Born in Scotland – Died April 7, 1879, Blue Mountain, Pictou, Nova Scotia aged 103 – (JRO 79).

ROSS, Lewis – ex-M.P. for East Durham in the House of Commons (1872-78) – Born in 1825 in Fearn, Ross-shire – Died September 20, 1882 at Port Hope, Ontario – (Obit. 82).

ROSS, William (Rev.) – Presbyterian Minister of Lake Megantic, Quebec – Born in 1823 at Kilmuir-Easter, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died July 24, 1884 at Lake Megantic, Quebec – (Obit. 84).

SCRIMGEOUR, Robert (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1821 at Mains and Strathmartine, Forfarshire, Scotland – Died November 16, 1885 at Forest, Ontario – In 1866, he went to Dunedin, New Zealand. He came to Canada in 1878. – (Obit. 85).

SHAW, Robert – Merchant – Born in 1799 in Glasgow, Scotland – Died February 25, 1882 in Quebec – Came to Canada at 15 years of aged and established himself in Quebec – (Obit. 82).

SHINES, Robert – Dominion Government Immigration Agent – Native of Peterhead, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 7, 1879 in St. John, New Brunswick aged 64 – (Obit. 79).

SIMPSON, John (Hon.) – Senator (1867) – Born May, 1812 at Rothes, near Elgin, Scotland – Died March 21, 1885 at Bowmanville, Ontario – The family came to Canada in 1816. – (Obit. 85).

SMILLIE, James – Engraver – Born November 23, 1807 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died December 4, 1885 at Poughkeepsie, New York, U.S.A., where he had resided since 1874 – He came to Canada with his parents in 1821. He became a resident of Quebec, where he remained up to 1830, in which year he took up his residence in New York. – (Obit. 85).

SMITH, David (Mrs.) – Born in Fifeshire, Scotland – Died September 18, 1883 in Bosanquet, Quebec aged 101 years and 11 months – (DL 83).

SMITH, Margaret (Mrs.) – Born Paisley, Scotland – Died December, 1881, Woodstock, Ontario aged 102 – Death from longevity – (DL 80-81).

SOMMERVILLE, Alexander (The Whistler at the Plough) – Writer for the press – Born March 15, 1811 at Springfield, Oldhamstocks, East Lothian, Scotland – Died June 17, 1885 in Toronto, Ontario. He came to Canada in 1858 – (Obit. 85).

SPEDON, Andrew Learmont – Author and journalist – Born August 21, 1831 in Edinburgh, Scotland – Died September 26, 1884 at Paget, Bermuda, West Indies – While yet a child emigrated with his parents to Canada. He lived in Quebec. He removed to Bermuda owing to failing health. – (Obit. 84).

SPENCE, Alexander (Rev.), D.D. – Retired clergyman of the Presbyterian Church, pastor in Ottawa, Ontario – Born at Huntley, Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died September 4, 1878 at Elgin, Scotland at an advanced age – In 1848 he came to Ottawa, and was a pastor of St. Andrew's Church in that city for twenty years, when he retired – (Obit. 78).

SPENCE, Elizabeth Laurie (Mrs.) – Died April 13, 1879, East Neuk, Elgin, Scotland – Relict of the late Rev. Alexander Spence, D.D., formerly of Ottawa, Ontario – (Obit. 79).

STEPHEN, Alexander – Founder of the house of A. Stephen & Son, furniture manufacturers, Halifax, Nova Scotia – Native of Rothes, Morayshire, Scotland – Died March 12, 1884 in Halifax, Nova Scotia, aged 70 – He settled in Halifax in 1834. – (Obit. 84).

STEWART, John (Rev., Presbyterian) – Born April 5, 1800 at Little Dunkeld, Perthshire, Scotland – Died May 4, 1880, New Glasgow, Nova Scotia – He came to Cape Breton as a missionary in 1834. – (Obit. 80-81).

STEWART, Murdoch (Rev., Presb.) – Born in 1810 at Contin, Ross-shire, Scotland – Died July 30, 1884 at Pictou, Nova Scotia. He came to Cape Breton in 1843. – (Obit. 84).

STEWART, Neil – ex-M.P. for Prescott in the Can. Assembly – Born in 1793 in the Isle of Skye, Scotland – Died May 8, 1881, Vankleek Hill, Ontario where he had lived for 50 years. – (Obit. 80-81).

STEWART, Sarah (Miss) – Born Skye, Inverness, Scotland – Died October 27, 1882, Mariposa, Ontario aged 102 – (DL 82).

STRAITH, John (Rev. Presb.) – Born in 1826 in Aberdeenshire, Scotland – Died January 10, 1885 at Sherburne, Ontario – (Obit. 85).

SUTHERLAND, Angus – Born in Suthelandshire, Scotland – Died March 24, 1885 at West Gwilliambury (sic), Ontario aged 103 – (DL 85).

SYMINGTON, Thomas – Managing Director of the Shedden Company – Born in 1837 in Lanark, Scotland – Died August 6, 1879 in Montreal, Quebec – He came to Canada in 1858. – (Obit. 79).

TAYLOR, John – ex-M.P.P. for Halifax in N.S. Assembly – Born in 1816 in Montrose, Scotland – Died June 14, 1881 at Halifax, Nova Scotia – (Obit. 80-81).

TAYLOR, Lachlin (Rev.), D.D. (Methodist) – Born June 18, 1815 in Argyleshire, Scotland – Died September 4, 1881, Sackville, New Brunswick – He came to Canada with his parents and settled at Lachute, Quebec. He ministered in Quebec and Ontario before retiring from active work, owing to illness in 1845. His father was an elder in the National Church of Scotland. – (Obit. 80-81).

THOMSON, William Alexander – Identified himself with railway undertakings – Born in 1816 in Wigtownshire, Scotland – Died October 1, 1878, Glencairn, near Queenston, Ontario – (Obit. 78).

TOD, John (Hon.) – Late a member of the Executive Council of British Columbia – Born in 1791 at Lochleven, Dumbartonshire, Scotland – Died August 31, 1882 at Victoria, British Columbia – (Obit. 82).

TOLMIE, Wm. Fraser – M.D., formerly on two occasions, a member of the B.C. Legislature – Born February 3, 1812 at Inverness, Scotland – Died December 8, 1886 at his residence, Cloverdale, Victoria, British Columbia – (Obit. 86).

TOPP, Alexander (Rev.), D.D. – Presbyterian clergyman – Born in 1815 at Sheriffmill, near Elgin, Scotland – Died October 6, 1879 in Toronto, Ontario – He came to Toronto in 1858. – (Obit. 79).

TORRANCE, John (Rev.), M.A. – Professor of New Testament Interpretation in Baptist Theological College, Toronto – Born December 6, 1839 in Kilmarnock, Scotland – Died August 3, 1881, Bobcaygeon, Ontario – He came to Canada with his parents in 1849. – (Obit. 80-81).

WALLACE, Geo., B.A. – Head master of the Weston (Ont.) High School – Born about 1846 at Paisley, Scotland – Died February 24, 1886 at Weston, Ontario – He came to Canada about 1871. – (Obit. 86).

WARDLAW (Mrs.) – Born in Lanarkshire, Scotland – Died November 12, 1884 at Etobicoke, Ontario aged 101 – Wife of Peter Wardlaw – (DL 84).

WHITE, Peter, Sr. – Lumber merchant – Born December 31, 1794 in Edingurgh, Scotland – Died August 6, 1878, Pembroke, Ontario – He came to Canada at the age of 19. He was twice married – first, in 1823, to Cecila, daughter of the late John Thomson, Esq., of Nepean, Ontario (she died in 1852); secondly, in 1859, to Miss Mary Long, of Hamilton, Ontario. His eldest surviving son, named after him, represents North Renfrew in the House of Commons; another son (Wm. R.,) is a barrister at Pembroke. He was a son of John White, an architect and well-known Government contractor, who constructed many of the fortifications in the Firth of Forth – (Obit. 78).

WILLIAMS, Mary (Mrs.) – Born in Leith, Scotland – Died in November, 1886 in Sheffield, Ontario aged over 100 – (DL 86).

WILLIS, Michael (Rev.), D.D., L.L.D. – Formerley Principal of Knox College, Toronto – Born in 1798 in Scotland – Died August 19, 1879, the Manse, Aberlour, Banffshire, Scotland – He came to Canada in 1847 and returned to Britain in 1873. His father (Rev. Wm. Willis, of Greenock) was a minister in connection with the Old Light Burghers – (Obit. 79).

WILSON, Andrew – For many years publisher and prop. of the Ottawa Daily News – Native of Glasgow, Scotland – Died in July, 1884 in Ottawa, Ontario aged 73 – (Obit. 84).

WILSON, Andrew – Montreal newspaper proprietor – Born in 1822 near Edinburgh, Scotland – Died October 24, 1879, Oak Orchard Beach, Massachussetts, U.S.A. – He came with his family to Montreal, Quebec in 1834. – (Obit. 79).

WRIGHT, William – Ship-builder and owner, lived in New Brunswick – Born February 18, 1810 in Dumfriesshire, Scotland – Died February 17, 1878, Liverpool, England – Died from the effects of the extraction of an affected eye – His father was English ; his mother Scotch. He came to St. John (New Brunswick) in boyhood with his father, Mr. George Wright, and other members of his family. Later, a younger brother, named Richard, came out – (Obit. 78).

YOUNG, John (Hon.) – a well-known public man – Born in 1811 in Ayr, Scotland – Died April 12, 1878 in Montreal, Quebec – Came to Canada in 1826 – (Obit. 78).





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