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Rev. Peter Maclaren,

NATIVE of Scotland, and for several years minister of the Presbyterian Church, Port Adelaide. He died on board the s.s. Garonne on his homeward voyage. May 31, 1878, aged 52. Mr. Maclaren, who was a profound student of theology, arrived in Sydney, New South Wales, in 1871, and after about a year came to South Australia. He was the author of several religious works, which were characterised by great vigour and thoroughness, and exhibited traces of a ripened scholarship and forcible style.