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Emma Jane Townsend


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The eldest Townsend sister, Jane, married George Sandford and bore triplets. Sadly, she died shortly after giving birth along with one of the babies, (Madeline). The two surviving children were Dorothy, (Dolly), and young George.

It is known that the father George served in the army during the 1914-18 war and according to Will Townsend, was one of a number of the family who worked for London Transport. Others being brothers Jim and Will Townsend, Evelyn’s husband Bill Cain and Doris’s husband Harry Hotten.

After Jane’s premature death George Sandford re-married but no details of his new wife Ruth are known.

Information provided by Trevor Green.