Townshend, Edward

Edward Townsend was born on 25th October 1719 the youngest son of Charles, 2nd Viscount Townsend of Rainham. He married Mary Price on 11th May 1747. He was Canon of Westminster from 1749 to 1761, and Dean of Norwich from 1761 to his death in 1765.

The name of Hon Rev Dr Edward Townsend is listed in the ‘Histories and Antiquities of Bath Abbey Church’ by John Britton (published 1825) as being among those of ‘Distinguished Persons Interred in Bath Abbey Church’.

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