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Name: TOWNSEND, Herbert Eyre Dalrymple 'Bill'

Nee: bro of Percy Dalrymple Townsend

Birth Date: 2 Apr 1888 Dublin

Death Date: 29 Mar 1975 Totnes, Devon

First Date: 1930

Profession: Kitale Hotel, also farmed at Njoro Thurlestone Estate

Area: Kitale, Njoro

Married: 1. In Farnham 22 Nov 1913 Agnes Emily Griffin née Barnes b. 18 Dec 1888 Rangoon, d. 23 May 1967 Bebington, Cheshire; 2. In Leicestershire 1934 Phyllis Gertrude Freeman b. 30 May 1891 Chertsey, d. 1974 Torbay (prev. m. to John Burleigh Bruhl 1891-1934)

Children: Ivan Eyre Coote (3 Aug 1915 Reigate-19 Aug 1915); Joan Pamela (Coote) (8 Feb 1921 Hastings-5 Dec 2000 Hampshire)

Book Reference: Red 31, Hut

War Service: Royal Field Artillery

General Information:

Secretary - Kitale Club in 1936 - H.E.D. Townsend
Gazette - 6/5/1930 -General Retail Liquor Licence & Hotel Liquor Licence - H.E.D. Townsend - Kitale Hotel, Kitale
Gazette 6 Dec 1938 Coast Voters List - Secretary, Malindi
He is said to have married 'Cherry', an author. Is this his second wife?
1939 England and Wales Register living with wife in Ottery St Mary, as mushroom grower

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