Matthew (Aylmer) Whitworth-Aylmer
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Matthew (Aylmer) Whitworth-Aylmer (1775 - 1850)

Matthew "5th Baron Aylmer" Whitworth-Aylmer formerly Aylmer
Born [location unknown]
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Husband of — married 4 Aug 1801 [location unknown]
Died in Belgravia, London, England, United Kingdommap
Profile last modified | Created 28 Mar 2018
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Matthew was born in 1775. He was the son of Henry Aylmer and Catherine Whitworth. He married Louisa Ann Call; they had no children.[1]

After reaching the position of lieutenant-general in 1825, he was, in 1830, appointed commander of British military forces in North America as well as Governor General of British North America and Lieutenant Governor of Lower Canada.

He passed away in 1850.


  1. Phillip Buckner, “WHITWORTH-AYLMER, MATTHEW, 5th Baron AYLMER,” in Dictionary of Canadian Biography, vol. 7, University of Toronto/Université Laval, 2003–, accessed January 21, 2020,

See also:

  • Debrett, John, C. F. J. Hankinson, and Arthur G. M. Hesilrige. Debretts peerage, baronetage, knightage, and companionage ...: comprises information concerning persons bearing hereditary or courtesy titles, privy councillors, knights, companions of the various orders, and the collateral branches of all peers and baronets. London: Odhams Press, 1947.

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