Townsend, William Thompson, 1806?-1870

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creatorOf Townsend, William Thompson, 1806?-1870. Blight and bloom, or, Passion and pride [microform] : a drama in three acts / by W.T. Townsend. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf 'Mary Barton', drama in three acts by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 31 October 1861 for performance at the Grecian. Signed B. E. Conquest, manager. Nicoll cites an alternative title, 'Mary Barton, or, The weaver's distress'. Based on the novel... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXVIII (ff. 1161). Jan.-March 1845 (see also 42991, art. 20). (1) 'Paul the Persecuted'. ff. 2-60. (2) 'The Female Bluebeard or the Adventures of Polyphemus Amador de Croustillac'. If. 61-133. (3) 'The Female Bluebeard'... British Library
creatorOf 'The lion conqueror', oriental spectacle in two acts by W. T. Townsend. Licence sent 29 November 1860 for performance at Astley's on 3 December. Names of William Batty, proprietor and manager and William West, stage manager on front cover. Signed... British Library
creatorOf 'The vain heart', drama in two acts by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 27 January 1862 for performance at the Effingham. Name of Morris Abrahams noted on cover. Acts I and II signed Thompson Townsend. ff. 36.William Thompson Townsend, dramatist:... British Library
creatorOf 'Old Adam, or, A father's dream', domestic drama in two acts by W. Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 4 August 1853 for performance at the City of London 6 August 1853. Signed by Messrs. Johnson and Nelson Lee. Written in a number of hands and on di... British Library
creatorOf 'The flower of the flock', drama in three acts, adapted from the story by P. Egan. Licence sent 12 June 1858 for performance at the Victoria. Request for licence written by Isaac Cohen. Cover signed Wm. Thompson Townsend. LCO Day Book Add. 52703... British Library
creatorOf 'Blow in the dark,' farce in one act by W. Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 8 December 1855 for performance at the Surrey 3 December 1855. Published in Lacy's, vol. 106. Keywords: French influence, hotels, aristocracy, military, fashion, duelling,... British Library
creatorOf ‘A frightful tragedy in Willow Walk’, farce in one act adapted from the French by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 17 May 1859 for performance at the City of London Theatre. Copy for George W. Simms. French influence, drinking and drunkenness, mil... British Library
creatorOf 'The little duchess', drama in two acts by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 11 March 1861 for performance at Theatre Royal, Hanley. Signed Thompson Townsend.ff. 50.William Thompson Townsend, dramatist: Drama: 1853-1866. British Library
creatorOf Townsend, William Thompson, 1806?-1870. Brother sailor, or, the orphan, the wrecker, and the miser [microform] / by William T. Townsend. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf ‘The cardinal’s daughter’, drama in three acts by W. Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 21 September 1852 for performance at the Pavilion 25 September 1852. Author’s name listed on title page. Addressed to J. P. Kemble, Examiner of Plays, at 38 Dean... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXX (ff. 1102). May 1846. (1) 'The Irish Tiger', by J. M. Morton. ff. 3-12. (2) 'Love's Victory or the Dead Woman's Secret', by W. T. Townsend. ff. 13-33. (3) 'Robin Hood and Richard Coeur de Lion', by J. H. Stocqueler... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXIV (ff. 1081). Nov.-Dec. 1846. (1) 'The Two Rainbows', by T. H. Reynoldson. Autograph (?). ff. 2-55. (2) 'The Red Cap or the Prisoner of Vincennes', by T. Archer. ff. 56-120. (3) 'The Bondman', by A. Bunn. ff. 121... British Library
creatorOf 'No. 13, or, The managing director', farce in one act by W. T. Townsend. Licence sent 3 March 1863 for performance at the Victoria. Stamp of Frederick Fenton and Frederick Frampton, the joint managers, on title page. MS written in more than one h... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXV (ff. 960). Nov. 1845 (see also 42990, art. 39). (1) 'The Ruined House at Millbanke', by T. P. Taylor. ff. 2-28. (2) 'The Princess who was changed into a Deer'. ff. 29-73 b. (3) 'Maritana', by E. Fitzball. ff. 74-18... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXIII (ff. 1082). Oct.-Nov. 1846. (1) 'Family Arrangements', by C. Long. ff. 2-51. (2) 'Mary Livingstone or the Maiden's Murder', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 52-108. (3) 'Queen Mary's Bower', by J. R. Planché. ff. 109-127 b. ... British Library
creatorOf 'A light behind the cloud', drama in two acts by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 11 March 1861 for performance at Theatre Royal, Hanley. Signed Thompson Townsend.ff. 47.William Thompson Townsend, dramatist: Drama: 1853-1866. British Library
creatorOf 'The iron clasp, or, The gitana's dream', drama in two acts by W. T. Towsnend. Licence sent 25 September 1862 for performance at the Pavilion. ff. 37.William Thompson Townsend, dramatist: Drama: 1853-1866. British Library
creatorOf Townsend, William Thompson, 1806?-1870. The conscript mother, or, the face at the window [microform] : drama in two acts / Thompson Townsend. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CX (ff. 953). March-April 1844. (1) 'The Giant's Causeway! or the Slumber of Wonders!!' al. 'O'Roon (altered from Rory O'Roon) and the Fairies of the Giant's Causeway!' alteredfrom 'Whisky and Wonders or Rory O'Roon and... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXVI (ff. 1221). Dec. 1845, except art. 39 (Nov. 1845). (1) 'David Hunt or the Backwodsman (sic) and his Daughter, a Tale of the Paire (sic)' al. 'David, Hunt the Backwoodsman or Life, Love and Jealousy, a Tale of the ... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXIV (ff. 1065). Sept.-Oct. 1845. (1) 'Loyalty or Speke Hall, Lancashire, during the Commonwealth'. ff. 2-79. (2) 'The Golden Lily or the Three Brothers of Bagdad', by G. D. Pitt, Act 1. ff. 80-112. (3) 'Japhet in Sear... British Library
referencedIn Nathan Appell papers, 1897-1955 (inclusive), 1911-1920 (bulk). Harvard Theatre Collection, Houghton Library, Harvard College Library, Harvard University.
creatorOf ‘The little captive king, or, A mother’s sorrows’ ('Louis, the little captive king'), drama in two acts by W.T. Townsend. Licence sent 10 March 1852 for performance at the Pavilion 15 March 1852. J. C. Morgan listed as prompter for ‘Mr. Thorne Les... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CIV (ff. 926). June-Sept. 1843. (1) 'Bertrand l'Horloger ou le Père Job', by 'J. de Prémaray'. French. Printed (1843). ff. 2-15 b. (2) 'The Double Bedded Room', by J. M. Morton. ff. 16-31 b. (3) 'The Little Innocent', b... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXV (ff. 982). Jan. 1847 (see also 43004, arts. 24-29), except artt. 9-14 (Jan. 1848). (1) 'Helen Fortescue or the Shipbuilder's Daughter'. ff. 2-75 b. (2) 'The Battle of Life, a Love Story', by C. A. Somerset. ff. 76... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CLXV (ff. 910). July-Oct. 1850. (1) 'The Musician's Daughter or the Lovers of Heidelburg', by J. Courtney. ff. 2-29. (2) ['L'Ebrea' al. 'The Jewess'], by P. Giannone. Italian, with English translation. Printed [1850]. f... British Library
creatorOf 'The covenanters, or, The battle of Bothwell Bridge', grand equestrian spectacle in three acts by W. T. Townsend. Nicoll records the title as 'The battle of Bothwell Brigg'. Licence sent 2 October 1858 for performance at Astley's Amphitheatre 11 O... British Library
creatorOf 'The little king', drama in one act by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 11 March 1861 for performance at Theatre Royal, Hanley. Signed Thompson Townsend.ff. 21.William Thompson Townsend, dramatist: Drama: 1853-1866. British Library
creatorOf Townsend, William Thompson, 1806?-1870. [Miscellaneous plays]. Yale University Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXIX (ff. 1026). March-May 1845 (see also 42984 and 42986, art. 11). (1) 'Margaret Catchpole' ('Margaret Catchpole, the Female Horse-Stealer, or the Life and Adventures of a Suffolk Girl'), by G. D. Pitt. ff. 2-51 b. (... British Library
creatorOf 'The war trail, or, The white horse of the prairie', grand Mexican equestrian spectacle in three acts by W. T. Townsend. Licence sent 15 October 1857 for performance at Astley's.Royal Amphitheatre. Cover signed William Cooke, lessee and manager, a... British Library
creatorOf Townsend, William Thompson, 1806?-1870. The blacksmith prince [microform] : drama in 2 acts / by W.T. Townshend. University of Missouri -- Columbia, MU Libraries; University of Missouri; MU; Ellis Library; University of Missouri Columbia
creatorOf ‘Dred’, burlesque in one act. Licence sent 16 October 1856 for performance at the Bower Saloon 16 October 1856. Cover signed W. Dean, manager. See also Add. 52961 N, 52962 G, 52962 H, 52962 L, and 52962 U. Keywords: poverty, black characters, Am... British Library
creatorOf 'Calderon, the King's favourite, or, The Jesuit's fate', drama in three acts by Thompson Townsend. Licence sent 3 March 1862 to be performed at the Queen's on 8 March 1862. Each act bears the author’s signature, with the cover signed C. S. James.f... British Library
creatorOf ‘The college friends’ (‘The avenger witness, or, Crime and retribution’), drama in two acts. Licence sent 30 August 1856 for performance at the Surrey 30 August 1856. Cover signed Mr. Thompson Townsend. Revisions and annotations to text throughou... British Library
referencedIn LORD CHAMBERLAIN'S PLAYS. Vol. CXXXVI (ff. 901). Feb. 1847, except artt. 13-18 (Feb. 1848). (1) 'A School for Scheming', by 'D. Boucicault'. ff. 2-28. (2) 'The Yorkshire School or Life in Little', by G. D. Pitt. ff. 29-82. (3) 'Wildfire Dick and the... British Library
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