Fonds MC 3027 - Notes re Townshend Family and sales catalogue

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MC 3027

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Notes re Townshend Family and sales catalogue

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  • early 19th century-early 20th century (Creation)

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1 bundle, 1 leaflet

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(1465-1950)

Biographical history

Sir Roger Townshend, Knight 1484; Sir John Townshend, Knight at Cadiz 1596, Sir Horatio 1st Viscount Townshend created Baron Townshend of Lynn Regis 1661, Charles 2nd Viscount Townshend Lord Lieutenant of Norfolk 1709, 3rd Viscount Townshend appointed Lord of the Bedchamber 1723, George 1st Marquess Townshend Lord lieutenant of Ireland, High Steward of Tamworth, Yarmouth and Norwich 1767-1772, George 2nd Marquess Townshend created Earl of Leicester 1784, George Ferrers 3rd Marquess Townshend 1778-1858, John 4th Marquess Townshend 1798-1825, John James Dudley Stuart 6th Marquess Townshend Mayor of King's Lynn 1928. At Raynham Hall.

Archival history

The notes are in different hands and appear to have been written at various points from the early nineteenth to early twentieth centuries. Why and by whom these notes came to be collected together is not known.

Immediate source of acquisition or transfer

Received by the Norfolk Record Office on 23 December 2013 (ACC 2013/292). Catalogued 02 January 2014 (AL).

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eb1bcd60-d082-4ee9-af9e-ea4c52c8f06a

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Created 02/01/2014 by Droaj. Modified 31/10/2019 by Catherine.Collins.

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