Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend, 19041990 (aged 86 years)

Name
Richard Leonard* Haddon /Townsend/
Given names
Richard Leonard Haddon
Surname
Townsend
Birth
Citation details: Death notice: Richard Mahoney TOWNSEND (1925), TAB MHG #62053, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9P-3TGT?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BLY%3A1590242683 : 14 February 2019), 007808611 > image 1933 of 2425; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Jan 2021
Citation details: Richard Leonard Haddon TOWNSEND, T011/P02
Citation details: Historical note: https://campbell.ukzn.ac.za/?q=node/46949&q=node/46949 : accessed 27 Jan 2021
Epidemic
Tuberculosis
1906 (aged 1 year)
Source citation:

Wikipedia

Note: Tuberculosis reaches epidemic proportions in South Africa.
Death of a paternal grandfather
Address: Adderley Street, Bedford
Citation details: Death notice: William Dodds TOWNSEND (1918), MOOC 6/9/1370 #406, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91S-FQG5-Q?i=98&cat=331262 image 99/707 : accessed 26 Feb 2017
Text:

Father: William Blore Townsend - Deceased

Citation details: Death notice: William Blore TOWNSEND (1910), MOOC 6/9/639 #812, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CSQF-8XK2?mode=g&i=752&cat=331262 image 753/2183 : accessed 26 Feb 2017
Date of entry in original source: March 12, 1910
Quality of data: primary evidence
Historical Event
Union of South Africa
May 31, 1910 (aged 6 years)
Source citation:

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Note: Union of South Africa established.
Death of a maternal grandmother
Citation details: Death notice: Thomas Robinson HADDON (1914), TAB MHG #25084, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-23LC-T?cc=2520237 : 7 April 2020), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Jan 2021
Citation details: Death registration: Mary CROWDER (1912), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-C91L-J941-M?cc=2998108 : 15 July 2022), > image 1 of 1; Department of the Interior. Registrar of Births, Marriages, and Deaths, Transvaal : accessed 28 Aug 2022
Burial of a maternal grandmother
Address: Grave #2884, Brixton Cemetery
Citation details: Burial: Mary HADDON (1912), FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3QHK-935F-CK8Y?cc=4453927 : 25 August 2022), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 28 Aug 2022
Epidemic
Smallpox
1912 (aged 7 years)
Source citation:

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Note: Smallpox outbreaks: The outbreak of smallpox is reported in the Malay Location, Johannesburg and cases of smallpox are discovered in Durban.
Death of a maternal grandfather
Citation details: Death notice: Thomas Robinson HADDON (1914), TAB MHG #25084, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-23LC-T?cc=2520237 : 7 April 2020), > image 1 of 1; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Jan 2021
War
World War I
from July 28, 1914 to November 11, 1918 (aged 14 years)
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Epidemic
Spanish flu
1918 (aged 13 years)
Source citation:

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Note: An estimated 500,000 people die from the Spanish flu epidemic in South Africa, the fifth hardest hit country in the world.
Prime minister
Louis Botha
from May 31, 1910 to August 27, 1919 (aged 15 years)
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Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 3, 1919 to June 30, 1924 (aged 20 years)
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Death of a father
Citation details: Death notice: Richard Mahoney TOWNSEND (1925), TAB MHG #62053, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9P-3TGT?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BLY%3A1590242683 : 14 February 2019), 007808611 > image 1933 of 2425; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Jan 2021
Citation details: Death: Richard Mahoney TOWNSEND (1925), edition: Saturday 7 March 1925
Economic Event
Wall Street Crash
October 1929 (aged 25 years)
Source citation:

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Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century.
Prime minister
James Barry Munnik Hertzog
from June 30, 1924 to September 5, 1939 (aged 35 years)
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War
World War II
from September 1, 1939 to September 2, 1945 (aged 41 years)
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Death of a mother
Citation details: Death notice: Kate Winifred HADDON (1945), TAB MHG 5243/45, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS9G-637M-T?cc=2520237&wc=Q6VB-BNL%3A1590242607 : 14 February 2019), 007807265 > image 543 of 2344; Pietermaritzburg Archives (formerly Natal State Archives), South Africa : accessed 26 Jan 2021
Citation details: Death: Mrs K. W. TOWNSEND (1945), edition: 17 Sep 1945
Prime minister
Jan Christiaan Smuts
from September 5, 1939 to June 4, 1948 (aged 44 years)
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Prime minister
Daniel Francois Malan
from June 4, 1948 to November 30, 1954 (aged 50 years)
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Prime minister
Johannes Gerhardus Strijdom
from November 30, 1954 to August 24, 1958 (aged 54 years)
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Economic Event
Rand adopted
February 14, 1961 (aged 56 years)
South Africa
Source citation:

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Note: Decimalisation of currency replaces the South African pound with the South African rand.
Historical Event
Republic of South Africa
May 31, 1961 (aged 57 years)
Source citation:

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Note: South Africa becomes a republic.
Prime minister
Hendrik Frensch Verwoerd
from September 2, 1958 to September 6, 1966 (aged 62 years)
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Prime minister
Balthazar Johannes Vorster
from September 13, 1966 to October 2, 1978 (aged 74 years)
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Death of a sister
Citation details: Historical note: https://campbell.ukzn.ac.za/?q=node/46949&q=node/46949 : accessed 27 Jan 2021
Occupation
opthalmic surgeon
before 1984 (aged 79 years)
Citation details: Richard Leonard Haddon TOWNSEND, T011/P02
Residence
Citation details: Richard Leonard Haddon TOWNSEND, T011/P02
Prime minister
Pieter Willem Botha
from October 9, 1978 to September 14, 1984 (aged 80 years)
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Executive President
Pieter Willem Botha
from September 14, 1984 to August 15, 1989 (aged 85 years)
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Executive President (acting)
Jan Christiaan Heunis
from January 19, 1989 to March 15, 1989 (aged 84 years)
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Historical Event
Nelson Mandela released from prison
February 11, 1990 (aged 85 years)
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Executive President
Frederik Willem de Klerk
from August 15, 1989 to May 10, 1994 (on the date of death)
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Burial of a father
Address: Plumstead cemetery, Wynberg
Source: Find a grave
Citation details: Gravestone: Richard Mahoney TOWNSEND (1865-1925), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/216054199/richard-mahoney-townsend : accessed 18 Sep 2022
Burial of a mother
Address: Plumstead cemetery, Wynberg
Source: Find a grave
Citation details: Gravestone: Kate Winifred HADDON (1873-1945), https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/216059208/kate-winifred-townsend : accessed 18 Sep 2022
Death
Citation details: Death notice: Brenda LAW (2000), Estate file: 229/2000, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/3:1:3Q9M-CS4V-LSCQ-3?cc=4319131 : 15 March 2022), > image 1 of 1 : accessed 20 Mar 2022
Family with parents
father
18651925
Birth: May 24, 1865 25 23 Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: March 5, 1925Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
mother
Kate Winifred TOWNSEND (1909)
18731945
Birth: calculated October 1873 32 26 Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa
Death: September 15, 1945Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
Marriage MarriageApril 16, 1902Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa
10 months
elder brother
Townsend family: Lynette, Kate Winifred, Rosine, Haddon and Leonard (May 1909)
19031999
Birth: February 20, 1903 37 29 Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Death: June 4, 1999
15 months
himself
Leonard TOWNSEND (1939)
19041990
Birth: May 9, 1904 38 30 Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Death: July 31, 1990Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
2 years
younger sister
Townsend family: Lynette, Kate Winifred, Rosine, Haddon and Leonard (May 1909)
19061982
Birth: July 15, 1906 41 32 Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Death: October 18, 1982
2 years
younger sister
19082003
Birth: August 19, 1908 43 34 Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Death: January 28, 2003Bloemfontein, Free State, South Africa
Father’s family with Rosine Maud Jeffery
father
18651925
Birth: May 24, 1865 25 23 Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Death: March 5, 1925Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
stepmother
18741897
Birth: December 17, 1874 Ceres, Western Cape, South Africa
Death: January 24, 1897Steytlerville, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Marriage MarriageApril 9, 1896Ceres, Western Cape, South Africa
10 months
half-sister
Rosine Maud TOWNSEND (1909)
1897
Birth: January 22, 1897 31 22
Family with Brenda Law
himself
Leonard TOWNSEND (1939)
19041990
Birth: May 9, 1904 38 30 Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe
Death: July 31, 1990Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
wife
Brenda LAW (1934)
19101999
Birth: September 26, 1910 39 30 Islington, London, England
Death: December 29, 1999Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa
son
Private
son
Private
son
Private

Descendants of Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend

  1. Generation 1
    1. Leonard TOWNSEND (1939)

      Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend, opthalmic surgeon (before 1984), son of Richard Mahoney Townsend and Kate Winifred Winnie Haddon, was born on May 9, 1904 in Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe and died on July 31, 1990 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa at the age of 86.

      He married Brenda Law, daughter of Charles Alfred Law and Daisy Sarah Foulsham.

      Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend and Brenda Law had 3 children.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
    The details of this generation are private.
  3. Generation 3 back to top
    The details of this generation are private.

Ancestors of Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend

  1. Generation 1
    1. Leonard TOWNSEND (1939)

      Richard Leonard Haddon Townsend, opthalmic surgeon (before 1984), son of Richard Mahoney Townsend and Kate Winifred Winnie Haddon, was born on May 9, 1904 in Bulawayo, Bulawayo Province, Zimbabwe and died on July 31, 1990 in Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa at the age of 86.

  2. Generation 2 back to top
      2 of 2 individuals (100% complete).
    1. Richard Mahoney Townsend, medical doctor (to March 5, 1925), son of William Blore Townsend and Mary Ann Birt, was born on May 24, 1865 in Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on March 5, 1925 in Tamboerskloof Nursing Home, Cape Town, Western Cape, South Africa at the age of 59.

    2. Kate Winifred TOWNSEND (1909)

      Kate Winifred Winnie Haddon, daughter of Thomas Robinson Haddon and Mary Crowder, was born calculated October 1873 in Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa and died on September 15, 1945 in Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

  3. Generation 3 back to top
      4 of 4 individuals (100% complete).
    1. William Blore Townsend, son of Edward Joseph Townsend and Harriet Hockly, was born on May 29, 1839 in Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on March 10, 1910 in Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa at the age of 70.

    2. Mary Ann Birt, daughter of Richard Birt and Eliza H Budden, was born calculated March 22, 1842 in Dist. Fort Beaufort, Eastern Cape, South Africa and died on July 1, 1869 in Lyndock, Dist. Bedford, Eastern Cape, South Africa.

    3. Thomas Robinson Haddon, accountant (in 1868), was born calculated December 1840 in London, England and died on September 28, 1914 in 115, Musgrave Road, Berea, Durban, KwaZulu-Natal, South Africa.

    4. Mary Crowder was born calculated 1847 and died on August 6, 1912 in Forest Hill, Johannesburg, Gauteng, South Africa.

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