Thomas Hyland Lynch

Author: Unknown

Publication Date: 1964


The Guelph Mercury of Feb. 7, 1907 records the death, at 78, of Thomas Hyland Lynch, the first male child born in Guelph. For 40 years he was High County Constable and Sheriff’s bailiff for Sheriffs Grange and Gow. He was also a member of the fire department, serving under Chief MoTague in the early 1870’s. In 1855, he married Bridget Nash. In 1893 he and his wife moved to Toronto where she died on Oct. 18, 1905. The year previously they celebrated their golden wedding anniversary. Their children (in 1907) were:

John Chicago
Francis and Richard, in Toronto
Thomas at 46 Paisley Road, Guelph
Mrs. James Robertson, in Toronto
Mrs. Ed. McKeague, in Toronto
Mrs. John Walker, in Toronto

Thomas Lynch and Edward Carroll were to nephews living in Guelph.

Father Connolly, S. J. gave solemn rites for the dead.

Buried in at Guelph Cemetery?