Rt. Hon.

Rt.Hon. William Townshend, born about 1702, was returned to parliament for Great Yarmouth on 11 June 1723, and retained the seat until his death on 29 Jan 1737-8 (Hist. Reg. Chron. Diary, 1738, p.7). By his wife Henrietta (m.29 May 1725; d.in January 1755), only daughter of Lord William Paulet or Powlett, He had, with other issue [See CORNWALLIS, FREDERICK], a son Charles Townshend, Baron Bayning [q.v.] (Lords Journals, xli.451).

Rt.Hon. William Townshend was apparently an ADC to George II

William Townshend, (?1702 - 1780) was the 3rd son of
Charles Townshend, 2nd Viscount
grandson of Horatio Townshend, 1st Viscount

In 1725 he married Henrietta Powlett (????-1755) and had issue
  • Charles Townshend, 1st Baron Bayning (1728-1810)
  • Caroline Townshend (???? - ????)
  • other issue (probably daughters)