Robert Salter Townshend (b. 1940)
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Robert Salter Townshend (b. 1940)


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Track 1: Robert Salter Townshend recalls his Salter grandparents and an incident which occurred during the Civil War. Track 2: Maurice Townshend, his maternal grandfather, is recalled by Robert Salter Townshend, Track 3: The castle in the years following the family’s occupation there. Track 4: Fishing in Castletownshend is described. Track 5: On Robert Salter Townshend’s return in 1963, following his naval career, he helped in the work at the castle. Track 6: The West Cork Sailing Club was founded by the Townshend family in 1905, and Robert Salter Townshend is now Commodore of the club.

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Audio series:

Great Houses of Cork and Kerry, first series


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48 hours

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5.30 MB, 8.29 MB, 2.45 MB, 6.04 MB, 6.68 MB

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Castletownshend, Co Cork

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