Barbara Mary Townsend (5A24)
|Date of Birth:||11 Mar 1913|
|Date of Death:||dunm 4 Apr 1970|
|Residence:||Fairhaven, Batheaston, Bath|
|Father:||Commander Richard Herbert Denny Townsend RN [5A11]|
|Mother:||Hill, Phyllis Marion Gathorne|
|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.