Sidney Cope Townsend

12 July 1896–1977 (Age 80)
Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

The Life of Sidney Cope

When Sidney Cope Townsend was born on 12 July 1896, in Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Townsend, was 33 and his mother, Fanny Heathcote, was 35. He married Gladys M Cook in 1927, in Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England. He died in 1977, in Kidderminster, Worcestershire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 81.

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Sidney Cope Townsend
Gladys M Cook
Marriage: 1927

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Stourbridge, Worcestershire, England

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 8

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Age 12

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.

Age 22

WWI ends in November with armistice. The number of UK war dead runs to several hundred thousand.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived at the extremity of a village, from Middle English toun ‘village’, ‘settlement’ + ende ‘end’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Sidney Townsend, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Sidney Townsend in household of John Townsend, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Sidney C Townsend, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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