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Sinclair, Rev. Archibald Gordon and Sinclair, Clara L. (née Anderson) (Married)
appeared in Watchman Warder, 12 Oct 1899, p. 5, column 5
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The Toronto Globe of the 7th inst. has

the following: "The home of Mrs. P.

Anderson, 80 Bellevue avenue, was the

scene of a very pretty wedding on Thurs-

day, the 5th inst., when her youngest

daughter, Miss Clara L. Anderson, was

married to Rev. Archibald Gordon Sinclair,

M.A., Presbyterian minister of Port Hope.

The ceremony was performed by Rev. R.

G. Sinclair of Upper Canard, Nova Scotia,

the father of the bridegroom, assisted by

Rev. Mr. Gilray of the College street Pres-

byterian church, Rev. Mr. McGillivray of

Bonar Presbyterian church, Rev. Mr. Mac-

Williams, librarian Knox College, and Rev.

P.W. Anderson of Mt. Pleasant, brother

of the bride. The groomsman was Rev. D.

Bruce Macdonald, M.A., son of Mr. J.K.

Macdonald, manager of the Confederation

Life Assurance Company, and the brides-

maid was Miss Hetta Crookenden of To-

ronto. Miss Ada Mowray of Gravenhurst

played the wedding march as the

bride entered the room, escorted by her brother

Mr. D. R. Anderson, barrister-at-law, of

Lindsay. She wore a handsome gown of

cream stain, with a long bridal veil and a

bouquet of white roses. The bridesmaid,

Miss Crookenden, wore a gown of organdie

over yellow satin of effective design, and

carried a bouquet of pink roses. The house

was beautifully decorated with foliage

plants and cut flowers. After the cere-

mony a dejeuner was served, at which

over fifty guests were present, and at the

conclusion of which some very felicitous

and congratulatory speeches were made

and replied to in most appropriate terms

by the bridegroom, and songs were sung

delightfully by Mrs. Agnes Forbes Heyland

and the Rev and Mrs. P. W. Anderson.

On their return from their wedding journey

Mr. and Mrs. Sinclair will reside in Port


As stated above Mrs. Sinclair is a sister

of Mr. D. R. Anderson of this town, and

will be remembered by a number of young

people of this county who attended the

Oakwwood high school with her a few years

ago. The Watchman-Warder offers hearty


Media Type
Genealogical Resource
Item Type
Wedding Announcements
Date of Publication
12 Oct 1899
Date Of Event
05 Oct 1899
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Sinclair, Rev. Archibald Gordon and Sinclair, Clara L. (née Anderson) (Married)