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Death of Canon Drew.


Death of Canon Drew. Churchmen throughout the diocese will hear with the most profound regret of the death of Canon Drew, the able, scholarly, and eloquent Rector of Hawarden, the son- in-law, and, in his latest days, the close friend and spiritual adviser of the late statesman, Mr Gladstone. Canon Drew took part in the Easter services, and was at work in the parish on Monday, being taken seriously ill at night, which necessi- tated an operation the following day for a serious internal complaint. He never tated an operation the following day for a serious internal complaint. He never I rallied, and sank to rest on Thursday. Canon Drew was a strong and enthusi- astic Churchman, and he fought a strenuous and successful battle on behalf of the Churoh schools in the parish, of Hawarden, which is one of the largest parishes in the diocese of St Asaph. He gave practical proof of his earnestness, too, for he devoted for several years a large part of his stipend to help the fund that was raised for the preservation of the schools. In the same cause he also contested the Hawarden Division at the Flintshire County Council election several years ago, and Church- people so rallied to his support almost solely on the question of the schools that he was triumphantly returned at the head of the poll. He was also a member of the Flintshire Education Committee, and took a very active part in educational adminis- tration in the county. One of the most devoted of rectors, the parish of Hawarden has prospered greatly under his minis- trations. In 1903 the rev. gentleman was made Cursal Canon of St Asaph Cathedral. In Mrs Drew the late canon had a most devoted helpmeet, and she took the warmest interest in his pastoral work. Their only child is known the world over as the little curly, fair-haired maid Darothy Drew, of whom Mr Gladstone was so fond. The sad event has caused great distress to the Gladstone family, to the parishioners I of Hawarden, and all who know the deceased, for to know him, however slightly, was to entertain the highest respect and affection for him.


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