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OBITUARY.

REV. GEORGE BARCLAY

WAIMATE, July 20

The Rev. George Barcley, pioneer Presbyterian clergyman of South Canterbury, has died, after a short illness. He was the father of Mr A. R. Barclay, M.A., Dunedin, and of Dr. Bai*clay, of Waimate. [Mr Barclay w<js born in Ireland about 1835 or 1836; and was educated, party, at University College, London, and partly at other Home institutions. Ho received his theological training in the College of the English Presbyterian Church, and afterwards became a licentiate of the Presbytery of London. In January, 1865, be landed in Lyttelton, and, a short time after, he took up his abode-in Timaru, his district extending from the Rangitata in the north to the Waitaki in the south, and •east and wesWas far as he could go across the island. In later years Mr Barclay took an active interest in the work of education in South Canterbury, as a member of the South Canterbury Education 'Board, and it. was chiefly through his agency that Waimate obtained its High School.]

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OBITUARY., Ashburton Guardian, Volume xxix, Issue 7543, 20 July 1908

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OBITUARY. Ashburton Guardian, Volume xxix, Issue 7543, 20 July 1908

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