Frances Dorothea Townsend (6A16)
|Date of Birth:||17 Aug 1839|
|Date of Death:||7 Feb 1917|
|Residence:||Firmount (1) & Parkside, Co Cork|
|Father:||Samuel Philip Townsend [6A03]|
|Mother:||Newman, Frances Helena|
|See Also:||Table VIA ; Scrapbook ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree|
Notes for Frances Dorothea Townsend
Frances died in Fleet, Southampton, and is not shown in the April 1911 Irish Census. Page 751 of The Calendar of Wills and Administration 1858-1922 in the National Archives of Ireland records that Probate of the will of "Frances Dorothea Townsend late of Wood Lynch Fleet Southampton Widow”, who died on 7 February 1917, was granted at London 17 April 1917 to "Temple W Maynard and Oliver S Stokes". Resealed in Dublin 16 May 1917. Effects in Ireland £3,248 14s 6d. (Temple Maynard and Oliver Stokes were the husbands respectively of Elizabeth Constance Townsend [6B26] and Joanna Crewe Chetwood Townsend [6B27]).
(1) The entry for Firmount in the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway Connacht and Munster Landed Estates Database records "A Townsend family home, occupied by Horace Townsend in 1837 and by William Coghlan at the time of Griffith's Valuation. It was then valued at £14.10 shillings and was held from Horatio Townsend. The sale rental of 1877 records a fee farm grant of Firmount from John Crewe Chetwood Townsend to Arthur Chute dated 1871 and a fee farm grant from Arthur Chute to J.C.C. Townsend executed the following year." Horatio Townsend [6B01].
(2) The entry for Woodside in the National University of Ireland (NUI) Galway Connacht and Munster Landed Estates Database records "Occupied by John Carleton in 1814 and by the Reverend E.M. Carleton in 1837. By the early 1850s the house was occupied by Horace Townsend and held by him in fee. It was valued at £40.”