Royal Naval Biography/Townsend, James
JAMES TOWNSEND, Esq.
Was made a lieutenant on the 19th Dec. 1800; and promoted to the rank of commander, while serving as first of the Queen 74, Captain Lord Colville, June 27th, 1814. He married about the close of the same year, the eldest daughter of the Rev. T. Biddulph, of Ledbury, co. Hereford, late vicar of Padstow, in Cornwall.