John Townsend

Mr John Townsend

Rush ID: 7287

Details

Born:
c. 1 January 1819
Died:
22 December 1892
Birth place:
Deptford, U.K.
Gender:
Male
Ethnicity:
Unknown
Religion:
Unknown
Aristocratic connections:
false
Formative occupation:
Auctioneer
Election occupation:
Auctioneer
Parentage:
John Townsend, auctioneer, of Greenwich, and his wife Mary
Notes:
Later a well-known actor, in Canada.
Knighthood/Dame:
False
HighestOffice:
Backbencher
Who's Who volume:
1

References

Rush ID:
7287
MNIS ID:
Not set
Wikidata Entity ID:
Q6261075
Parliament ID:
Not set

Name changes

  1. TOWNSEND, John (1819-1892)

Constituencies

  1. Greenwich

    Party: Liberal
    Year of election: 1857
    Date of election: 27 March 1857
    Nature of election: General election
    Nature of service: First entry
    Year of exit: 1859*
    Date of exit: c. 1859*
    Party: Liberal
    Nature of exit: Resignation
    Sponsorship: None known
    Constituency connections: Direct
    Notes: Exit before 16 February 1859.

Schools

  1. (School name unknown)

    Notes: at Deptford and Fairford, Gloucestershire

Marriages

  1. Mitchell, Sarah

    Year: 1841

Parties

  1. Liberal Party member