Samuel Peter Townsend (6B17)

Date of Birth: bap 12 Jul 1814
Date of Death: dunm 1849
Generation: 6th
Residence: Galway
Father: Reverend Thomas Townsend [6B03]
Mother: Jeynes, Caroline
Spouse: Unmarried
Issue: None
See Also: Table VIB ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Samuel Peter Townsend

Alumni Trinity College Dublin from Co Cork and Kerry 1593-1860 in Dr Casey's Collection records that Samuel was taught by Mr Huston before he entered Trinity College, Dublin, on 4 July 1831 aged 17 as a pensioner who paid a fixed sum annually for his studies. Mr Huston also tutored Samuel's brother, William Townsend [6B18], before he entered the University at the same time as Samuel.

The TCD Graduation List records that he qualified BA in Spring 1836. Horace Townshend [5B00], Horace Payne Townshend [5D12], Aubrey de Vere Townsend [621] and his brother, William Hotham Townsend [6B18],z were undergraduates at Trinity at the same time, whilst John Sealy Townsend [333] qualified for his MA in 1834.

Not shown in 'An Officer of the Long Parliament'. Shown by Judge John FitzHenry Townsend [250] as Samuel Philip.

Samuel was drowned in Galway Bay.