Patricia Malvinas Audrey (Patsy) Townsend (5A25)
|Date of Birth:||8 Aug 1915|
|Date of Death:||23 Nov 2009|
|Residence:||Fairhaven, Batheaston, Bath|
|Father:||Commander Richard Herbert Denny Townsend RN [5A11]|
|Mother:||Hill, Phyllis Marion Gathorne|
|See Also:||Table VA ; Scrapbook ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree|
Patsy was born at Steep, St Petersfield, Hants and was educated privately to age 13. Following this she went to Bath High School and then Westcliffe, Weston super Mare.
During the Second World War Patsy joined the Auxilliary Territorial Service (ATS) on 27 June 1941 and left in 1946 as a Captain. Trained as an Almoner at St Thomas' Hospital, London Patsy practiced in the Bristol Royal Infirmary until her retirement.
With her sister Barbara Townsend [5A24] she was presented to King George V and Queen Mary in 1933. On her retirement she lived with her mother at Fairhaven, which was previously a boarding school for young ladies, and was bought by her mother from Mr Brown in May 1920.