Rev. ROBERT WALKER, Walkerton, Ont., was born June loth, 1839, near ~ Brockville, in the County of Leeds. His parents were natives of Ireland and came to Canada in 1830, settling at Smith's Falls. He received his education at the public school and at Strathroy High School. He pursued the study of theology under the late Dr. McClure, of Toronto. He entered the minis-try in 1861, and before ordination had four charges. He was ordained in 1863, after which he travelled the following circuits : Durham three years, Melbourne three years, Burr two rears, Omelnee three years, Bethany, Tweed, Stirling, Newcastle, Clifford, and Walkerton, his present charge. In 1887 he was appointed chairman of Mount Forest District, and is at present financial secretary of Wall,erton District. Mr. Walker was married on June 15th, 1865, to bliss Annie Eliza Hathaway, daughter of John Hathaway, of West Flalnboro', Count\- of Wentworth. He is one of the first men of the Methodist denomination, and for thirty years has preached the Gospel continuously.