Remembering…Aylwin Tyndal-Atkinson OP
He received the habit in 1923, made his profession on 10th November 1924 and was ordained priest on 2nd June 1928. By the following year, Fr Aelwin was to be one of the original members of the new Blackfriars community in Oxford. Although it was originally intended that he continue studies, he went in 1929 to teach in the Dominican boarding school at Laxton Hall, Northamptonshire. For ten years he was in charge of the liturgical life of the school and for the last five of those also in charge of the boys’ religious development.
Shortly after his return to England he died very suddenly in an accident in London, on 4th December 1974, aged 78 with 50 years of profession and 46 of priesthood.