Samuel Peter Townsend (6B17)
|Date of Birth:||bap 12 Jul 1814|
|Date of Death:||dunm 1849|
|Father:||Reverend Thomas Townsend [6B03]|
|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  and his brother, William Hotham Townsend [6B18],z were undergraduates at Trinity at the same time, whilst John Sealy Townsend  qualified for his MA in 1834.
Samuel was drowned in Galway Bay.