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Arthur Townshend Boscawen (1862 - 1939)

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Rev. Arthur Townshend Boscawen
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Husband of — married in Plymouth, Devon, Englandmap
Died in Penzance, Cornwall, Englandmap
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Rev. Canon Arthur Townshend Boscawen was born on 9 July 1862. He was the son of Rev. Hon. John Townshend Boscawen and Mary Tremayne. He married Christian Anna E. Chapell Hodge, daughter of Chapell William Hodge and Jane Eliza Buller, on 2 September 1902. He died on 17 July 1939 at age 77.

He gained the rank of Temporary Chaplain to the Forces in 1917 in the service of the 1st Battalion, Cornwall Volunteers Regiment. He was the Rector at Ludgvan, Cornwall, England. He held the office of Hon. Canon of Truro Cathedral. He held the office of Justice of the Peace (J.P.)


  • Charles Mosley, editor, Burke's Peerage, Baronetage & Knightage, 107th edition, 3 volumes (Name: Name: Genealogical Books; Location: Wilmington, Delaware, U.S.A; Date: 2003;;), BP2003 volume 3, page 4178.
  • England & Wales, Death Index, 1916-2007, Name Arthur T Boscawen Birth Date abt 1862 Date of Registration Sep 1939 Age at Death 77 Registration district Penzance Inferred County Cornwall Volume 5c Page 322.
  • England & Wales, Free BMD Marriage Index, 1837-1915, Name Arthur Townshend Boscawen Registration Year 1902 Registration Quarter Jul-Aug-Sep Registration district Plymouth Inferred County Devon Volume 5b Page 479.
  • England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, Name Arthur Townshend Boscawen Probate Date 21 Sep 1939 Registry Bodmin Death Date 17 Jul 1939 Death Place Cornwall, England.
  • 1871 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Registration district Truro Sub-registration district Probus ED, institution, or vessel 7b Household schedule number 39 Piece 2273 Folio 32 Page number 10.
  • 1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census, Registration district Truro ED, institution, or vessel 7 Piece 1826 Folio 67 Page number 4.

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