Brian Uniacke Townshend (5C23)

Date of Birth: 17 Feb 1920
Date of Death: dunm 18 Nov 1988
Generation: 8th
Residence: Unknown
Father: Very Rev George Townshend [5C04]
Mother: Maxwell, Anna Sarah
Spouse: Unmarried
Issue: None
See Also: Table VC ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Brian Uniacke Townsend

Brian was educated at St Columba's College, near Dublin. Nothing is known about him except that he and his sister, Una Townsend [5C24] helped their father to write "Christ and Bahá'u'lláh" (1) by taking down his dictation as he was dying from Parkinson's in 1957.

He is buried in St.Patrick’s, Enniskerry, Co. Wicklow with his parents - plot 382.

(1) The Bahá'í Faith is the religion founded by Baha’u’llah in 19th century Persia and there are around six million Bahá'ís throughout the world. The core principles of Bahá'í teachings are often referred to simply as follows: the ‘Unity of God’, the ‘Unity of Religion’ and the ‘Unity of Mankind’.