Mary Young Townsend (6B33)
|Date of Birth:||Unknown|
|Date of Death:||11 Jan 1941|
|Father:||Professor Edward (Iney) Townsend [6B20]|
|Mother:||Judith Eleanor Anne Townsend |
|See Also:||Table VIB ; Scrapbook ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree|
Notes for Mary Young Townsend
Married 26 June 1897 (1), at St Nicholas' Cathedral, Galway, her Cousin, Major Samuel Charles Chetwood Townsend [6B24], Royal Artillery, son of Major John Crewe Chetwood Townsend [6B04] of Firmount (2) , Blarney. The best man at the wedding was George Hugh Townsend [6B36], Samuel's cousin. The honeymoon was spent in the Lake District.
Mary lived at 39 Gloucester Road London. She died at the Torbay Hotel, Torquay, Devon. Probate on her will was granted on 15 April 1942 and is listed in the [National Archives of Ireland (reference number CS/HC/PO/4/95/9294 in the principal registry of the High Court). Probate was granted to her daughter Enid Townsend [6B34] and Sir John Sealy Townsend [6B30].
Samuel died as the result of an accident whilst out shooting.
(1) Entry in the diary of Agnes Townsend  - 'June 26th 1897 Iney T's daughter Mary Young married to Lieutenant. Samuel Chetwood T'.
(2) Ordnance survey of Ireland. Discovery Series. 1:50,000. Map sheet 80, grid reference W533820.