Videos

Welcome to The Townsends

Exploring 18th century Lifestyle

Townsends is a channel dedicated to exploring the 18th Century lifestyle. Their videos explore Living History, History through Art and Savoring the Past, an exploration into 18th Century cooking and recipes. Once you start watching, you will surely become a fan. Jas. Townsend & Son Inc. is a manufacturer and retailer of quality reproduction 18th and early 19th Century clothing and personal accessories. We service the living history community, historic sites, museums, and theatrical, motion picture, and television production companies.

John Townsend, our host, has been producing these informative and captivating insights into early American living for a few years. We've selected those we thought would be of interest to you here. However, there are so many more over on their channel.  Please go check them out!

Watch Our Partners

The Townsends Videos

https://youtu.be/lPiothmiWQQ

Beer & Drinks of the 18th Century

https://youtu.be/NLxNWWeEAlw
18th Century Beer Brewery Walkthrough

https://youtu.be/dRFHdyBTXIA
Strong Beer vs Small Beer

https://youtu.be/xf3w6gstzas
'Barm' in the 18th Century

https://youtu.be/TVRo3ucGeqU
Mead Cider Perry

https://youtu.be/mfnHCdc3BgA
Beer From Scratch

https://youtu.be/RW8y4pbYTkI
Why are Hops Used in Beers

https://youtu.be/zKAk2c8KfNE
Swanky & Gruit

https://youtu.be/e8sPaesPOiU
Switchel

https://youtu.be/MrnUGfO15vY
Brewing Resources

Traditional Trades & Craftsmanship

https://youtu.be/r32tIOS5-3M
The Freshest Breakfast Sausage (1808 Recipe)

https://youtu.be/4B6qYQbvJWY
Cheesemaking in the Early 19th Century

https://youtu.be/ylcoJUauMGs
Coppersmith Peter Goebel

https://youtu.be/PfZHU8ZT-Uo
Early American Woodworking – A Craftsman Talks

https://youtu.be/6ysrsvW_wPA
Making Salt-Glazed Pottery

https://youtu.be/i6xwZEsEaw0
Seasoning Cast Iron

https://youtu.be/G_iITvMJZEY
Making Beeswax Candles

https://youtu.be/Cjcez07A9qA
Sealing Wax

https://youtu.be/BJ80SWdUd-8
18th Century Blacksmith

https://youtu.be/yqO5sG14x38
Dugout Canoe Adventure

https://youtu.be/-I4zkHgdw2w
Timber Canoe Burn

https://youtu.be/thD0V85Rs70

Will it Float?


https://youtu.be/-I4zkHgdw2w
Timber Canoe Burn

18th Century Breads

https://youtu.be/FyjcJUGuFVg
Hard Tack

https://youtu.be/0dtBjqIu5W8
Mixed Grain Bread

https://youtu.be/tVuWJ54CjpE
18th Century Cornbread

https://youtu.be/leC_cCs4i5w
Leaven 18th Century Bread

https://youtu.be/9q8kNsc3iv8
Sourdough from Leaven

https://youtu.be/2vTa6M8QyrU
Which Yeast

https://youtu.be/t8hLp0ND4OY
No Knead Bread

https://youtu.be/xf3w6gstzas
'Barm' in the 18th Century

https://youtu.be/4egYfaTxR3k
Making Bread from 'Barm'

Pies

https://youtu.be/a4gFHlRE3KM
Colonial Apple Pie

https://youtu.be/fbKEcOdXvis
Fish Baked in Pastry

https://youtu.be/OEVHL-AjkMY
Herb Pie for Lent

https://youtu.be/js3dcJ2KyF8
Puff Paste Crust

https://youtu.be/BpaIrBVDsLg
18th Century Pear Tart

https://youtu.be/WrulF6z-1Mw
A Christmas Pie

https://youtu.be/qAxnt3DMI70
Lemon Cheesecake

https://youtu.be/L4lxZ_6GLhw
18th Century Cheesecake

https://youtu.be/5-y_be5F2dw
1682 Cheesecake

https://youtu.be/dfpMRQsqM34
Standing Crust

https://youtu.be/Tn4_CAOqG_U
1795 Vegetable Pie

https://youtu.be/Wmu2BawJ7ic
A  Chocolate Tart