Patricia Anne Townshend (5D66)

Date of Birth: 5 Feb 1935
Date of Death: viv 2009
Generation: 9th
Residence: Cranbrook, BC, Canada
Father: Horatio Alfred Townshend [5D56]
Mother: Morris, Marjorie Frances
Spouse: Unmarried
Issue: None
See Also: Table VD ; Lineage ; Ancestors' Tree ; Descendents' Tree

Notes for Patricia Anne Townshend

Patricia (LRAM & GRSM) studied at the Royal Academy of Music, London. She started her teaching career at a girl's school in the borough of West Ham, East London following which she took teaching appointments in Hemel Hempstead, Herts and Beckenham, Kent.

In 1965 Patricia emigrated to Cranbrook, British Columbia, Canada, where she taught school music at junior high and then elementary school, as well as teaching some English and social studies. She directed a number of school choirs during her teaching career and currently (2009) is the Choir Director at Cranbrook United Church.

Patricia retired from teaching in 1990 but continues to do voluntary work at her local hospital and in the theatre. She greatly enjoys the outdoor life of the Canadian Rockies and Purcell Mountains, doing a little downhill skiing, snowshoeing, walking and hiking. She has also travelled much through the years, both on the American continent, in Europe, New Zealand and the UK.