REV. R. W. P. MONTGOMERY.
The Rev. Robert William Phayre Montgom- ery, who died in Sydney yesterday, aged 88 years, underwent his theological training at Trinity College. Dublin. He was ordained
deacon in 1870, and priest three years later by the Bishop of Lincoln. After holding a number of curacies in Ireland and England, he came to Australia to take up duty as mis- sionary chaplain at Narromine in 1891. He served the Church in the diocese of Sydney between 1899 and 1901, and then became vicar of Cressy (diocese of Tasmania). He was appointed rector of Cudal (diocese of Bathurst) in 1903, and in 1907 he became rector of St. John's, Wallerawang, where he remained until his retirement in 1924.'
He is survived by two sons.