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Departure of an Old Resident.

One of the very oldest residents oi the Thames; left h,eve yesterday by, the Tferranora in Mrs Peter S.nciair, of Queen street, accompanied . by. hen daughter, to reside in Auckland. Mr, Peter Sinclair was a builder; and took an ardent interest in the Presbyterian .Church, of which ha was a valued elder for many years, and ha died last year. Mrs S:nclair worked assiduously as ai school teacher, and left a wholesome impression on many; •a young life before the days of School Boards. Miss Sinclair possesses" poetic. gifts of a v.cry high. order, and haa contributed many poems for our, local papers^, the Auckland Herald'^ and the Christian Outlook.- The British Weekly spoke very highly of Miss Sinclair's, ability. They leave a blank in this corSmunity, but Auckland will gain by our loss. Mrs and Miss Sinclair "leave behind them ; a very .large number of most attache^ friends, who. wish for them, everything good, ' •

The following is a copy of a resolution from St. James's. Church :-—"The Board of Management and Kirk Session desire to place on record its sense of loss at the departure of Mrs Peter and Miss Sinclair from the district. They cherish! fond memories of their valuable services to this church, and o-ladly remember those of the late Peter Sinclair, who was elder and manager of this church for many long years. They humbly and confidently. commend the widow and daughter to the Great Head of the Church, and pray that at eventide the w:dow may; find liffht, and the daughter throughout her useful career may enjoy all the blessings that come from olosf union with, the Lord Jssus Chrii^"

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Departure of an Old Resident., Thames Star, Volume XXXX, Issue 10367, 20 June 1902

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Departure of an Old Resident. Thames Star, Volume XXXX, Issue 10367, 20 June 1902

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