TOWNSEND, Joseph (by 1704-63), of Honington, Warws.
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Family and Education
b. bef. 6 May 1704,1 1st s. (but not h.) of Joseph Townsend (d.1728) of Winchester St., London, brewer, by his 1st w., Mary ?Shipsey.2 m. 11 Oct. 1737, Judith, da. and coh. of John Gore of Bush Hill, Mdx. suc. his yr. half-bro. Thomas Beacon Townsend 1737.
Townsend, whose father by ‘long experience of his temper and behaviour’ left him only an annuity of £200, a ‘very reasonable provision ... for a person of no trade or employment’, was through his younger brother’s death