Alice Maud Townsend (6A19)

Date of Birth: 20 Apr 1854
Date of Death: Unknown
Generation: 6th
Residence: Unknown
Father: Samuel Philip Townsend [6A03]
Mother: Newman, Frances Helena
  1. Maunsell, William Hare
Issue: None
See Also: Table VIA ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Alice Maud Townsend

Married 2 August 1884. Lieutenant William Hare Maunsell RN (1) was the son of Commander William Hare Maunsell RN (b 1845 d 1907) (2). See 1958 Edn Burke's Irish Family Records - Maunsell.(3). William's sister, Frances Maria Maunsell, married Alice's brother, Richard Horatio Townsend [6A10], in 1868 and William's sister, Katherine Hare Maunsell, married Dr Richard Townsend [530] in 1863.

(1) His Sister, Frances Maria Maunsell, married Alice's brother Richard Horatio Townsend [6A10] and his sister, Katherine Hare Maunsell, married Alice's distant cousin, Dr Richard Newman Townsend [530].

(2) William Hare Maunsell is buried in the St Mary and John Churchyard, Parish of Cowley St John, Oxford.

(3) The entry for Maunsell (Limerick) in the University of Galway Landed Estates Database records "The Maunsell family were originally from Buckinghamshire. They settled at Mocollop, county Waterford, in the early 16th century and received lands in counties Galway and Limerick in the 17th century. Richard Maunsell settled in Limerick in the 18th century and represented the city in Parliament from 1741 to 1761. From his second son descend the Maunsells of Ballywilliam. His eldest son Thomas married Dorothea Waller of Castle Waller and had four sons, Richard died in America, Thomas of Plassey, Robert of Bank Place, Limerick and the Reverend George Dean of Leighlin who married Helena Hedges Eyre of Macroom Castle and Mount Hedges, county Cork. Robert Maunsell had a distinguished career in India and was a founder of Maunsells' Bank with his brother Thomas and Sir Matthew Blakiston on his return to Ireland in 1789. The descendants of Robert's fourth (Henry of Fantstown, Kilmallock) and sixth (General Frederick of Gortbwee, Clonan and Glenwood) sons were living in county Limerick in the late 19th century. At the time of Griffith's Valuation Major Robert Maunsell, [eldest son of Henry Maunsell of Fantstown] held land in the parishes of Fedamore, barony of Smallquin and in the parishes of Monagay, Newcastle and Killeedy, barony of Glenquin."