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Townsend, Frederick (1822 -1905)

Frederick Townsend was born in Rawmarsh, Yorkshire, where his father the Rev. E J Townsend was Rector.  He was the grandson of Mr Gore Townsend of Honington Hall, Warwickshire.  He was educated at Harrow and Trinity College, Cambridge  (where he … Continue reading

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Bagnall, James Eustace (1830 – 1918)

James Bagnall was educated at Singer’s Hill School (Hill Top).   The Headmaster was Mr. Hill;  whose son, Rowland,  is associated with the ‘Penny Black‘ stamp.  Bagnall began his working life in his father’s warehouse but in 1853 he moved to … Continue reading

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