NameHerbert Alexander TOWNSEND
Birth1870, England, UK
Death17 Mar 1932, Chelsea, London, England
BurialWandsworth Cemetery, Wandsworth
OccupationForeman Carpenter
FatherSamuel TOWNSEND (~1838-)
MotherEllen (~1844-)
Spouses
Birthabt 1874, Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Baptism13 Feb 1874, Hounslow, Middlesex, England
Death20 Jul 1930, Wandsworth, London, England
BurialWandsworth Cemetery, Wandsworth
FatherHenry SYMONDSON (SIMMONDS) (1832-1911)
MotherBarbara MILLS (1839-1924)
Marriage17 Feb 1901, St Andrew Earlsfield
ChildrenEthel (1903-1995)
 Florence Alexandra (1905-1980)
 Mabel Enid (1906-1985)
 Marcella Phyllis (1909-1971)
 Herbert Samuel Henry (1912-1985)
Notes for Herbert Alexander TOWNSEND
In the January to March 1870 birth index, Herbert Alexander Townsend, Wandsworth district, London, Surrey.

In the 1891 census Battersea civil parish, St John ecclesiastical parish, London, Wandsworth district, West Battersea, sub district, 48 Cologne Rd.
Samuel Townsend, head, married, age 53, Hall Porter, born Charles St. SW London.
Ellen Townsend, age 47, born Tichboone? St. SW.
Helen J. Townsend, single, age 26, clerk, born Morton Pl. SW London.
Samuel A. Townsend, single, age 24, clerk, born Clapham, London.
Annie L. Townsend, single, age 23, clerk, born Clapham.
Herbert A. Townsend, single, age 21, Carpenter & Joiner, born Clapham.
Edith G. Townsend, single, age 19, Millner’s Assistant, born Clapham.
Albert V. Townsend, age 16, Studying for Stage, born Clapham.
Francis L. Townsend, age 15, Engineers Apprentice, born Clapham.
Beatrice M. Townsend, age 13, born Clapham.

In the January to March 1932 death index Herbert A. Townsend, age 61, Chelsea, London, volume 1a, page 632.

National Probate Calendar
Herbert Alexander Townsend of 181 Earlsfield-road Wandsworth Surrey died 17 March 1932 at Cancer Hospital Chelsea Middlesex Administration London 16 June 1932 to Ethel Townsend spinster and Florence Alexandra Stott (wife of Leslie Richard Stott). Effects 156 pounds
Notes for Marcella Florence (Spouse 1)
The 1874 January to March birth index lists Marcella Florence Symondson Brentford, Middlesex volume 3a page 50.

Christened Marcella Florence Symondson Feb. 13, 1874 Hounslow. Father Henry Symondson, Mother Barbara. From IGI Individual record
Confirmed from parish records Holy Trinity, Hounslow, father’s occupation musician.

The 1901 January to March marriage index lists Marcella Florence Symondson. On the same page is Herbert Alexander Townsend. The district is Greater Wandsworth, Greater London, London Surrey.

Parish records Saint Andrew Earlsfield, Wandsworth
February 17, 1901
Herbert Alexander Townsend, age 28, Bachelor, Carpenter, 141 Earlsfield Road, father Samuel Townsend, gentleman
Marcella Florence Symondson, 27, Spinster, 141 Earlsfield Road, father Henry Symondson, clerk
in the presence of Henry Symondson and ?? Townsend

In the 1901 census living at 192 Earlsfield Road Civil parish Wandsworth, Ecclesiastical Parish St Andrews, Registration District Wandsworth, subregistration district Wandsworth.
Marcella F. Townsend, married, age 27, born at Hounslow, Middlesex.
Husband Herbert A. Townsend, age 30 born at Clapham, London occupation foreman carpenter.
Marcella’s brother Percy C. Symondson age 19, born at Hounslow, occupation Solicitor’s law clerk. [
Herbert’s parents were living at 141 Earlsfield Rd at that same time]

In the 1911 census 181 Earlsfield Road, Wandsworth, sub district Springfield.
Herbert Townsend, head, age 40, Joiner, born Clapham.
Wife Marcella Townsend, married 10 years, age 37, born Hounslow.
Daughter Ethel Townsend, age 8, born Wandsworth.
Daughter Florrie Townsend, age 5, born Wandsworth.
Daughter Mabel Townsend, age 4, born Wandsworth.
Daughter Marcella Townsend, age 1, born Wandsworth.

London Electoral Registers 1918
181 Earlsfield Road
Lydia Webb
Herbert Alexander Townsend
Marcella Townsend


In the July to September 1930 death index Marcella F. Townsend, age 56, Wandsworth, London, volume 1d, page 529.
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