Aylward, Thomas

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Thomas Aylward (1829-1902), mariner, was born at Falmouth, Nova Scotia in 1829. He died at Windsor on 21 March 1902.

In 1854 Aylward obtained his Master Mariner's certificate in London. His first command was on the ship China. He later commanded the British Queen and the Nile. He commanded vessels for the firm of John S. DeWolfe & Co. of Liverpool, England which sailed to India and Australia, and for Bennett Smith of Windsor, Nova Scotia. For several years he was managing owner of the ship Avoca and the barquentines St. Croix, St. Paul and St. Peter.

Alyward was a member of the Board of Stewards of the Methodist Church of Windsor, Nova Scotia and was on the building committee of the church, St. John's United, erected in 1899.


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Created - May 1, 2013


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