William Jesse Townsend1

#3932, (September 1881-June 1939)
Father*Jesse Townsend2 b. Mar 1857, d. Jun 1917
Mother*Mary Ann Groves2 b. Jan 1851, d. Sep 1895
ChartsThe Staceys of Shoreham
The Streatfields from Farningham
Birth*SEP 1881 William Jesse Townsend was born in SEP 1881 at Otford, Kent, England.1 
Marriage*2 JUN 1909 He married Emma Couzens on 2 JUN 1909 at Bromley, Kent, England.3 
Death*JUN 1939 William Jesse Townsend died in JUN 1939 at Bromley, Kent, aged 57.4 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1891 He lived with Jesse Townsend and Mary Ann Groves at Cassams Cottage, Otford, Kent, England.5 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1901 William Jesse Townsend lived with Jesse Townsend at Twitton, Otford, Kent, England.6 
Employment*30 MAR 1901 William Jesse Townsend was employed as Domestic gardener.7 
Residence*2 APR 1911 He and Emma Couzens lived at 30 Plaistow Avenue, Bromley, Kent, England, together with Dorothy May Townsend.8 


Emma Couzens b. Apr 1878
Marriage*2 JUN 1909 William Jesse Townsend married Emma Couzens on 2 JUN 1909 at Bromley, Kent.3 
Last Edited26 Oct 2014


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Sevenoaks, Kent, Jul-Sep 1881, vol 2a 592.
  2. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S17] BMD indices, marriage, William Jesse Townsend & Emma Couzens; Bromley, Kent Apr-Jun 1909, vol 2a 1013.
  4. [S78] England & Wales Death Index 1916-2005, death, age 57, Bromley, Kent, Jun 1939, vol 2a 751.
  5. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  6. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census, Domestic gardener.
  8. [S68] The 1911 census.
  9. [S68] The 1911 census, age & birthplace.
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