Horatio Adam Townsend (6A13)
|Date of Birth:||22 Aug 1854|
|Date of Death:||d yg 1864|
|Residence:||Garrycloyne Castle,(1) Blarney, Co Cork|
|Father:||Samuel Philip Townsend [6A03]|
|Mother:||Newman, Frances Helena|
|See Also:||Table VIA ; Scrapbook ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree|
Notes for Horatio Adam Townsend
Not shown in 'An Officer of the Long Parliament'.
Samuel Philip Townsend [6A03] wrote (2) to John Townsend  from Garrycloyne Castle in a letter dated 18 February 1864 that - "Horatio has been taken from us after a short illness". In a letter (1) dated 19 February 1864 Edward Hume Townsend  also wrote to John Townsend - "Poor Sam T of Garrycloyne has lost his son Horace, a fine lad of ten and Mrs Horace T [6B01] of Woodside has died after a painful illness".
The death of Horatio was reported in The Cork Examiner on 16 February 1864 and his age was given as 17.
(1) The entry for Garrycloyne in the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway Connacht and Munster Landed Estates Database records "Leet records Robert McCarthy occupying Garrycloyne in 1814. "Burkes Irish Family Records" states that Garrycloyne Castle was acquired by Samuel Philip Townshend from John Travers in 1837. The buildings were valued at £45 in the early 1850s and held by Samuel Townsend in fee. The house was later the home of the Barrys. In the 1940s the roof was taken off the house and it has remained a ruin ever since."
(2) Llanvapley Papers.