'Townshend3'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Townshend of Hem, Townshend of Trevallyn, Townsend of Walworth, Townshend of Wincham

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William Agborough
m. Anne Wythes (dau of Edward Wythes of Copgrove, m2. Aurelian Townshend)
1. Sir Robert Agborough, later Townshend (a 1660)
  m1. Anne Spencer (dau of William Spencer, 2nd Lord of Womleighton)
  m2. Mary Ascue (dau of Henry Ascue of Yorkshire)
Not clear which wife was mother of ...
  A. Anthony Townshend of Hem, Denbighshire
  m. Mary Dugdale (dau of Sir John Dugdale, son of Sir William)
  i. John Townshend of Hem
  m1. (sp) Mary Meredyth (dau of Sir William Meredyth, Bart of Henbury)
  m2. Frances Lee (b 1702, dau/heir of Nathaniel Lee of Darnhall, relict of Samuel Minshull)
a. John Townshend of Hem & Whitby (Cheshire) (b 03.10.1730, d 08.04.1778)
  m. (1760) Anne Bennett (dau of Henry Bennett of Moston)
  (1) John Stanislaus Townshend of Hem & Trevallyn (d 17.08.1826)
  m. (03.08.1790) Dorothea Gladwin (d 29.01.1834, dau/heir of Thomas Gladwin, son of Henry of Stubbing)
  (A) John Townshend of Hem & Trevallyn, Sheriff (b 20.10.1791, d(sp?) 05.03.1861)
  m. (10.05.1842) Priscilla Fielden (dau of John Fielden of Mollington Hall)
(B) Henry Dive of Trevallyn & Hem (b 1795, d unm 22.09.1882, General, 3rd son)
  (C) George Townshend (b 04.06.1798) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Manning (dau of William Manning)
  (D) Charles Townshend (7th son)
  m. Mary Anne Barker (dau of Francis Barker)
(E) Dorothea Townshend
  m. George Cunliffe (vicar of Wrexham, son of Sir Foster, Bart of Acton Park)
  (F) Susanna Townshend
  m. Henry Meredith Mostyn of Segrwydd & Llewesog Lodge (Captain RN)
(G)+ other issue - Thomas George (d unm 28.02.1819), Salusbury (d young), Bennett Vere, Anne
  (2) Sarah Susanna Townshend
  m. (1800) Rev. Charles Mainwaring of Oteley Park
  (3)+ other issue (d unm) - Elizabeth, Frances Anne, Frances Sarah
  b. Edward Townshend of Wincham & Antrobus (b 04.02.1736-7, d 1811, 4th son)
  The following is supported by BLG1886 (Townshend of Wincham) & BLG1952 (Duncan (formerly Townshend) of Wincham).
  m1. (1762-3) Frances Lee (dau of Thomas Lee of Coton)
  (1)+ issue (d infant)
  m2. (1773) Anne Baldwin (d 1825, dau of Rev. Rigbye (not John?) Baldwin of Hoole)
(2) Edward Venables Townshend of Wincham (b 31.08.1774, d 07.04.1845) had issue
  m. (22.10.1801) Cornelia Anne Dupre (d 26.06.1849, dau of Josias Dupre of Wilton Park, Governor of Madras)
  (3) Hester Lee Townshend
  m. (06.10.1796) Rev. Richard Massie of Coddington
  (4)+ other issue - Wilhelmina Maria (d unm), Sidney, Barbara Anne (d unm 1806), Arabella, Harriet Frances
  c. Thomas Townshend of Wilbrington Hall, Staffordshire (b 25.08.1738, dsp 05.1822)
  m1. Anne Mainwaring (dau of George Mainwaring of Bromborough, widow of Massie Taylor)
  m2. (14.09.1784) Mary Hesketh (dau of Henry Hesketh of Newton)
  d. George Salisbury Townshend (b 19.04.1742, d 29.09.1801)
  m. Frances Brooke (dau of Rev. John Brooke of Blacklands)
  (1) George Brooke Brigges Townshend, later Brooke of Houghton, Sheriff of Salop (a 1811) had issue
  m. Henrietta Massey (dau of William Massey of Moreton Hall)
  e.+ other issue (d unm) - Robert (d 1756), William, Frances, Susan, Anne



Meredith Townsend
1. John Townsend (b 11.1685, d 03.06.1766, minister in London)
  m1. (04.05.1709) Mary Whitroe
A. Meredith Townsend of Stoke Newington (b 23.08.1715, d 13.12.1801)
  m. (10.05.1748) Mary Basnett (b 19.09.1713, d 08.02.1776, dau of John Basnett)
  i. Josiah Townsend of Rotherham, Fairford & Elland (b 14.07.1752, d 14.07.1819)
  The following comes from FMG (vol 1, 'Moult-Townsend, Aldred', MS9, p18).
  m. Sarah Moult (d 11.10.1812, dau of Samuel Moult of Rotherham by Bridget, dau/coheir of Thomas Wylde of Wickersley)
  a. Samuel Meredith Townsend of Stratford (b 06.05.1782) had issue
  m. Elizabeth Weston of Calne
  b. Mary Townsend
  m. Joseph Ramsbotham of Fullwood & Gorton
  c.+ other issue - William Basnett (b 11.09.1783, d unm c1804), Elizabeth Jane (b 02.04.1787, a 1820)
  ii. Mary Townsend
  m. William Basnett of Bath
  iii.+ other issue - Meredith (b 08.04.1749, d 24.07.1749), John (b 15.10.1754, d 16.10.1754), Mary (b 30.10.1750, d 11.05.1751)
  B. Elizabeth Townsend (b 24.03.1709-10, a 1803)
  m. Patrick Flanagan (d 1784)
  i. Mary Flanagan
  m. _ Wilkinson
  ii.+ other issue - Elizabeth, Margaret
  C. Mary Townsend (b 01.1717-8, d 27.03.1789)
  m. _ Clifton
  i. John Clifton (b 08.10.1715)
  m. (01.05.1780) Ann Kent
  ii.+ other issue - Mary, Elizabeth
  D.+ other issue - Mary (b 04.1711, d 02.06.1713), Amey (b 08.1720, d 29.10.1735)
  m2. (06.01.1730/1) Bethia Mallory
  F. John Townsend of Walworth (b 02.09.1738, a 1809)
  m1. Ann Holford
  i.+ issue - John (d 1769), Ann of Walworth (b 11.05.1770)
  m2. _ Cooper
  m3. ?? (dau/widow of _ Koltz)
  G. Bethia Townsend (b 22.12.1731)
  m. _ Wood
  i. William Wood
  ii. Sophia Wood
  m. _ Abingdon
  H.+ other issue (d infant) - John, John, John, Eleanor

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 13.06.08) : BLG1886 (Townshend of Trevallyn), Commoners (vol III, Townshend of Hem and Trevallyn)
(2) For lower section (uploaded 11.07.14) : FMG (vol 1, 'Townsend', MS163, p375+) with input as reported above
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