Mary Henrietta Townshend (5D24)

Date of Birth: 23 May 1851
Date of Death: 2 Jul 1942
Generation: 6th
Residence: Cotheridge, Worcester
Father: Richard William (Dick) Townsend [5D03]
Mother: Hebbert, Laura
  1. Boultbee, Charles
  1. Horace
  2. Muriel
  3. Dorothea
See Also: Table VD ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Mary Henrietta Townshend

Mary was born in Lansdowne Lodge, Kenmare and baptized in Kenmare on 29 June 1851. Her birth was also recorded in the diary of Agnes Townsend [334] - 'May 23 1851 Mrs RWT had a daughter.'

Married 25 April 1882 at Christ Church, High Harrogate (1). The Rev Charles E. Boultbee (2) son of Dr Boultbee, Head of St John's Theological College, Highbury.

Charles was Curate of Casterton, Kirby Lonsdale, Cumbria and then Rector at Birtsmorton (3), Tewkesbury in 1902. Later he was a Rector in Chesham, Bucks.

Mary was granted administration of her father's estate. Page 462 of The Calendar of Wills and Administration 1858-1922 in the National Archives of Ireland records that Administration of the un-administered personal estate of "Richard William Townsend formerly of Derry Rosscarbery County Cork and of Church Avenue Rathmines County Dublin and late of Clifton Bristol Esquire" who died on 11 November 1855, was granted at Dublin on 9 February 1903 to " Mary H Boultbee (wife of the Rev CE Boultbee)". Effects £740. Former Grant 1 May 1856.

Mary died at their home 'Casterton', Cotheridge, Worcester.

(1) Mary's sister, Katherine Townshend [5D25] was married in the same church in 1878. After their father died in 1855 their mother married the Rev Rev WW Gibbon, Vicar of Christ Church, High Harrogate.

(2) Charles died on 27 July 1946.

(3) See also for a history of Birtsmorton.