James Richard Clarke Townshend (5B06)

Date of Birth: 22 Apr 1851
Date of Death: 24 Feb 1940
Generation: 7th
Residence: Blackrock, Dublin
Father: Horatio Uniacke Townshend [5B00]
Mother: Clarke, Louisa
  1. Field-Fisher, Evelyn Isabel
  1. Richard Horace Cyril [5B28]
  2. Eric Henry [5B29]
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Notes for James Richard Clarke Townshend

James was born in Queen's County.

The list of subscribers on page 295 of 'An Officer of the Long Parliament' show James' address as 31 Waltham Terrace, Blackrock, Dublin.

In the April 1901 Irish Census James is shown as a 'Visitor' in the entry for his brother, Thomas Courtenay Townshend [5B02], who was living at Foxrock at the time. James is shown as an unmarried Land Agent. He is not shown in the 1911 Irish Census.

Evelyn Field-Fisher came from Fisher's Bank, Cambridge; she was born on 22 June 1878 and died on 21 February 1954. A 1893 copy of the society magazine 'The Sketch'(1) shows Evelyn as a member of 'The Field Fisher Quartet' along with Miss Marjorie Field-Fisher, Mr Alfred Field-Fisher and Master Eric Field-Fisher.

(1) The magazine describes itself as "A wonderful insight into theatre, stage, royalty, society, sport, fashion and many other activities of the day - a journal of art and actuality".