Jesse Townsend1

#3915, (March 1857-June 1917)
Father*Robert Townsend2 b. 1830, d. Dec 1898
Mother*Mary Stacey2 b. Apr 1829, d. Dec 1889
ChartsThe Staceys of Surrey & Kent.
The Streatfields of Farningham, Kent.
Birth*MAR 1857 Jesse Townsend was born in MAR 1857 at Shoreham, Kent, EnglandG.1 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1861 He lived with Robert Townsend and Mary Stacey at Twitton, Kent, EnglandG, together with Emma Townsend, James Townsend and Ellen Townsend.3 
(Witness) Residence30 MAR 1871 Jesse Townsend lived with Robert Townsend and Mary Stacey at Twitton Farm, Shoreham, Kent, EnglandG, together with James Townsend, William Townsend, Elizabeth Townsend and Edward Townsend.4 
Marriage*DEC 1880 Jesse Townsend married Mary Ann Groves in DEC 1880 at Sevenoaks, Kent, EnglandG.5 
Employment*30 MAR 1891 Jesse Townsend was employed as Platelayer on L & E Railway.6 
Residence*30 MAR 1891 He and Mary Ann Groves lived at Cassams Cottage, Otford, Kent, EnglandG, together with William Jesse Townsend.6 
Residence*30 MAR 1901 Jesse Townsend lived at Twitton, KentG, together with William Jesse Townsend.7 
Residence2 APR 1911 Jesse Townsend lived at Twitton, KentG.8 
Death*JUN 1917 He died in JUN 1917 at Shoreham, KentG, aged 60.9 


Mary Ann Groves b. Jan 1851, d. Sep 1895
Marriage*DEC 1880 He married Mary Ann Groves in DEC 1880 at Sevenoaks, KentG.5 
Last Edited1 Jul 2019


  1. [S17] BMD indices, birth, Sevenoaks, Kent, Jan-Mar 1857, vol 2a 359.
  2. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census, age & birthplace.
  3. [S44] Extracted from the 1861 census.
  4. [S45] Extracted from the 1871 census.
  5. [S17] BMD indices, marriage, Jesse Townsend & ?not given, Sevenoaks, Kent, Oct-Dec 1880, vol 2a 929.
  6. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census.
  7. [S35] Extracted from the 1901 census.
  8. [S68] The England & Wales 1911 census, boarder with Reader family.
  9. [S17] BMD indices, death, age 60, Sevenoaks, Kent, Jun 1917, vol 2a 1023.
  10. [S46] Extracted from the 1891 census, age & birthplace.
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