See also

James TOWNEND (c. 1817-1874)

Name: James TOWNEND
Sex: Male
Father: Simeon TOWNEND (1791-1868)
Mother: Rebecca KITSON ( -1837)

Individual Events and Attributes

Birth c. 1817 Haworth, Yorkshire, UK1,2,3
Age & birthplace as stated on 1851 census
Occupation 6 Jun 1841 (age 23-24) Not Found; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK4
Occupation 30 Mar 1851 (age 33-34) Wool Comber; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK5
Naylor Hill, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for James TOWNEND stated age 34
Occupation 7 Apr 1861 (age 43-44) Worsted Waste Dealer; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK6
Mill Hey, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for James TOWNEND stated age 44
Occupation 2 Apr 1871 (age 53-54) Worsted Waste Dealer; Haworth, Yorkshire, UK7
Mill Hey, Haworth, Yorkshire, UK
Entry was for James TOWNEND stated age 54
Death 16 Sep 1874 (age 56-57) Haworth, Yorkshire, UK8
Q3 1874 Keighley 9a 143 for James TOWNEND stated age 57

Marriage

Spouse Martha HOLMES (1823-1877)
Children Christiana TOWNEND (1848-1916)
Ann TOWNEND (1850-1875)
Elizabeth TOWNEND (1853-1938)
Susey TOWNEND (1855-1935)
Asenath TOWNEND (1857-1887)
Asa TOWNEND (1859-1870)
Rebecca TOWNEND (1861-1896)
Frances TOWNEND (1864-1929)
Lucy TOWNEND (1868-1932)
Marriage 8 Sep 1844 (age 26-27) Wilsden, Yorkshire, UK9,10,11
St Matthew Church, Wilsden, Yorkshire, UK
Q3 1844 Bradford 23 201 for James TOWNEND Wool Comber m. Martha HOLMES Weaver; father of groom was Simeon TOWNEND Wool Comber

Individual Note

The father of James TOWNEND is clearly stated to be Simeon TOWNEND on the certificate of marriage of James TOWNEND and Martha HOLMES.

There were a number of TOWNEND families in and around Haworth at this time, but James & Martha TOWNEND's family with a daughter named Asenath and son named Asa help to identify this family in the records.

 

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Sources

1"UK Census 1851".
2"Surname Origin". See https://www.surnamedb.com/surname/townend
3"Family Tree". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/tree_james_townend_b_1817.pdf
4"UK Census 1841".
5"UK Census 1851". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1851_james_townend.pdf
6"UK Census 1861". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1861_james_townend.pdf
7"UK Census 1871". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/c_1871_james_townend.pdf
8"UK GRO D Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/d_james_townend.pdf
9"UK GRO M Cert.". See http://fhweb.fastmail.com/lnk/m_james_townend_martha_holmes.pdf
10"West Yorks Marrs & Banns 1813-1921".
11"UK FreeBMD Mar".