Reverend David William Townshend (5D55)

Date of Birth: 7 Sep 1957
Date of Death: Unknown
Generation: 9th
Residence: Brockville, Ontario, Canada
Father: Lieutenant Commander RN John Howard Townshend MBE [5D52]
Mother: Tomkins, Ursula Dorothy (Wendy)
  1. Christie, Sandra
  1. Emily Jane [5D69]
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Notes for Reverend David William Townshend

Married 1987.

David started his career teaching at William Webb Ellis School in London in 1981. Following this he studied at Cranmer Hall, St. John's College, Durham University where he gained a Cert.Theol in 1985. He then worked as a Curate in Barking, East London 1985/7.

David emigrated to Canada in May 1987 and was appointed Priest in Charge of the Parish of Schefferville which included the church of St. John's, Kawawachikamach, which belonged to an Innu Cree Band called the Naskapi. In 1990 he became Priest in Charge of the Parish of Lakes and Locks. He resigned in 1999 and became a paid volunteer at Grenville Christian College. In the summer of 2002, he suffered a severe stroke and is still recovering at home in Brockville. He officially retired on his 65th birthday in 2022.

Richard Townsend [335], John Townsend [338](?), Frederick Charles Somerville Townsend [362] All Table IIIB entries, John Sealy Ernest Somerville Townsend [364], Desmond Walter Townshend [5B49], Herbert Oliver Townshend [5D37], Neville Frederick Townsend [6C11]*.