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REV. E. H. TAYLOR.

The regretted, death of Rev. E. H. Taylor, miniate? of the Western Springs Congregational Church, took place by a coincidence in his home, County of Cornwall,. for he was born about seventy years ago. at Laneast, the son of John Taylor, a prominent farmer of land that has been held-by the family for many hundreds of years. He was schooled atj Dobwell's College, Liskeard for the Methodist' Ministry, preaching successively- in Manchester, Birmingham and Cheltenham.

On coming to New Zealand, he. went to the Waikato, undertaking evangelistic work, and later was for forty years minister of the Church of Christ in Pollen Street, Thames. He entered fully into the activities iof the town, and worked with great intelligence for the welfare of the miners, with whom he was a favourite. He represented Thames for a brief period in Parliament, and aided in framing legislation designed to help miners disabled by miners' phthisis or accident. Mr. Taylor was one of the founders of the New Zealand Alliance, and for many years was Grand Chief Templar of the 1.0. G.T. He was much in d««and as a lecturer, - and. organised* an • extenei*« temperance crusade in Queensland just 1 T£ e war - f° r a year he was pastor I , , res * ***• • Congregational Churoiir and later assumed vW poat he held just !P"° n r . Mr.. Taylor was a Sut?£!l V '" £ ri2ln , g ,ver y thin S that is He also had remarkable caMwmal fac,!^- v * nd w »» an excellent Md * , L^ SW^KI rare Swln^"lv t bOOk V . He carried ® f the H. W. Seattle) by wJomhe ' (aft€, .' wardf of , T a 'Xr ,V RA Miss Mareerv aaylo l.' B A -. and I Auckland tmn 1n

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REV. E. H. TAYLOR., Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 234, 4 October 1927

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REV. E. H. TAYLOR. Auckland Star, Volume LVIII, Issue 234, 4 October 1927

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