Barbara Mary Townsend (5A24)

Date of Birth: 11 Mar 1913
Date of Death: dunm 4 Apr 1970
Generation: 9th
Residence: Fairhaven, Batheaston, Bath
Father: Commander Richard Herbert Denny Townsend RN [5A11]
Mother: Hill, Phyllis Marion Gathorne
Spouse: Unmarried
Issue: None
See Also: Table VA ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Barbara Mary Townsend

Barbara was educated at Highfield, Bushey, Herts and Farrington House, Surrey.

During World War II Barbara served as a clerk in the Admiralty, Bath. Thereafter, she spent her whole life at her home, Fairhaven, in Batheaston making a living weaving tweeds. Barbara's mother bought the house, which was previously a boarding school for young ladies, from Mr Brown in May 1920.

With her sister Patricia [5A25] she was presented to King George V and Queen Mary in 1933.