NameFrederick E. TOWNLEY
Deathbef 1944
OccupationDraughtsman (Engineering)
Birth11 Jul 1885, Manchester, Lancashire, England3
Baptism6 Sep 1885
Death10 Sep 1944, Bowden, Cheshire
FatherThomas CURTIS (~1861-~1943)
MotherFrances BAGNALL (1859-1909)
ChildrenThomas Frederick (-1989)
Notes for Frederick E. TOWNLEY
Occupation from Susan Smith.
Notes for Marion Frances (Spouse 1)
Parish Records St. George, Hulme, Manchester
Born July 11, 1885, baptism September 6, 1885 Marian Frances Curtis, parents Thomas Curtis and Frances Curtis (nee Bagnall) who married at St. George in 1884, residence 9 Drayton Strret, father is a pattern maker, by J. Birch Jones.

1891 census living at 66x68 Stanley Grove, Kirkmanshulme Manchester, Thomas Curtis, Grocer Master age 29 born in Lancashire. [no city listed] Wife Frances Curtis age 31, born Lancashire. Daughter Marion F. Curtis age 5. Son Benjamin L? Curtis age 3. Daughter Bertha I Curtis age 1. Daughter Gertrude E Curtis age 2? months. 1 servant.

In the 1901 census civil parish South Manchester, Ecclesiastical parish Birch in Rushulme St. Agnes living at 15 Slade Grove, Levenshulme, Manchester. Thomas Curtis age 39, born at Manchester, Lancs. living on his own means. Wife Frances Curtis, age 41 born at Manchester. Daughter Marian F. Curtis age 15. Son Benjamin L. Curtis, age 13, Daughter Bertha I. Curtis age 11. Daughter Jessie Curtis age 7. Son Thomas B. Curtis age 2. All the children are listed as being born in Manchester. Gertrude Curtis is not listed.

In the 1911 census 83 Stockport Road, Levenshulme, Chorlton, Lancashire, Ardwick sub district, South Manchester parish. Thomas Curtis, head, widower, age 49, wine merchant, born Manchester. Daughter Marion Curtis, single, age 25, teacher, born Manchester. Daughter Bertha I Curtis, single, age 21, teacher, born Manchester. Daughter Tessie [must be Jessie] Curtis, single, age 17, student, born Manchester. Son Thomas B. Curtis, single, age 12, student, born Manchester. Daughter Hilda C Curtis, age 8, student, born Manchester. Servant Emma Lee, single age 51, born Sheffield.

There is a possible match [now confirmed by a relative] in the July to September 1920 marriage index, Marian F. Curtis and Frederick E. Townley, Chorlton, Lancashire, volume 8c, page 2319.

In the July to September 1944 death index Marian F. Townley, age 59. Bucklow, Cheshire, volume 8a, page 224.

National Probate Calendar
Marian Frances Townley of The Cottage Smithy Corner Byley near Middlewich Cheshire widow died 10 September 1944 at The lady of the Vale Nursing Home Bowden Cheshire Administration Lewes 26 October 1945 to Thomas Frederick Townley flying officer R.A.F. Effects 225 pounds 3 shillings 10 pence.
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