When Thomas Townsend was born about 1758, in Weston under Penyard, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Giles Townshend, was 44 and his mother, Elizabeth Teague, was 35. He died on 22 December 1758, at the age of 1, and was buried in Stoke Edith, Herefordshire, England, United Kingdom.
English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun(es)ende. Compare Town . There may have been some confusion with Townson .