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
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, Evelyns husband Bill Cain and Doriss husband Harry Hotten.
After Janes premature death George Sandford re-married but no details of his new wife Ruth are known.
Information provided by Trevor Green.