John Townshend

1748–
Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John

When John Townshend was christened on 24 January 1748, in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Giles Townshend, was 33 and his mother, Elizabeth Teague, was 23.

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Family Time Line

Giles Townshend
1715–1800
Elizabeth Teague
1724–
John Townshend
1748–
Mary Townsend
1750–
Sarah Townshend
1752–
Ann Townshend
1756–
Thomas Townsend
1758–1758
Jane Townshend
1760–1760
Hannah Townshend
1762–

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World Events (3)

1801 · The Act of Union

The Act of Union was a legislative agreement which united England, Scotland, Wales, and Ireland under the name of the United Kingdom on January 1, 1801.
1815

The defeat of Napoleon Bonaparte at Waterloo marks the end of the Napoleonic Wars. Napoleon defeated and exiled to St. Helena.
1823

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.

Name Meaning

English (Norfolk): variant of Townsend .

Possible Related Names

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Sources (2)

  • John, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • John Townshend, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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