Bayfield Henry Wolsey 1795-1885 Born In Hull England Entered The





navy, 1806. Had a distinguished career in the navy, and served in

Canadian waters, 1814. Subsequently assisted in the survey of the upper

St. Lawrence, and appointed Admiralty surveyor, 1817. During his tenure

of office surveyed Lakes Erie, Huron, and Superior, with their

connecting waters, and almost the whole eastern coast of Canada,

including Labrador. Made vice-admiral, 1856, and admiral, 1867. Resided

for fourteen years in Quebec, when he removed to Charlottetown. Received

the thanks of the Parliament of Canada for his services, 1854. Died in

Charlottetown.





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