Edward (Eddie) Arthur SYLVESTER

Born1863 Melksham, Wiltshire
Died1920 Tonbridge, Kent
FatherSamuel Augustus SYLVESTER (1820 – 1907)
MotherMary Catherine Holden JOHNSON (1831 – 1920)
OccupationMaster Mariner

Biography and Notes

Captain in the Merchant Navy. In the first war he was captain of a hospital ship which was sunk and he never recovered from the shock, dying in 1920.

Life Events

1891Married Georgiana Augusta COBBOLD in Tonbridge, Kent
1891Birth of son Harry Arthur SYLVESTER
1905Birth of daughter Lilian Joan SYLVESTER
1907Death of father Samuel Augustus SYLVESTER
1920Death of mother Mary Catherine Holden JOHNSON

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