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Captain Farrar [16??-16??]
A. Farrar [1???-191?]
Abraham Farrar [18??-19??]
Rev Abraham Eccles Farrar [1788-1849]
Adam Storey Farrar [1826-1905]
Alan Farrar [18??-18??]
Albert Farrar [18??-191?]
Albert Farrar [1870-1913]
Albert Farrar [1882-1918]
Albert Farrar [1883-1954]
Albert Edward Farrar [1868-19??]
Alfred Farrar [1862-1929]
Ann Farrar [1876-1980]
Arthur Farrar [1???-19??]
Arthur Farrar [1879-1956]
Arthur Farrar [1884-1918]
Asa Farrar [1836-1908]
Benjamin Farrar [1795-18??]
Charles Farrar [1823-1894]
Dr Charles Farrar [1833-1896]
Charles Farrar [1865-19??]
Charles Farrar [1894-1917]
Charles Brooke Farrar [1899-1979]
Rev Charles Frederick Farrar [1860-1931]
David Farrar [1734-18??]
David Farrar [1835-1896]
Edward Farrar [17??-18??]
Edward Farrar [18??-19??]
Edwin Farrar [1818-1858]
Edwin Farrar [1853-1894]
Elizabeth Farrar [1809-1881]
Emily Farrar [1873-1910]
Ernest Farrar [1886-1916]
Ernest Albert Farrar [1872-1937]
Fred Farrar [1853-19??]
George Farrar [17??-1???]
George Farrar [1800-1847]
George Farrar [1854-1920]
George Farrar [1896-1916]
Sir George Herbert Farrar [1859-1915]
George Victor Farrar [1893-1916]
Miss H. Farrar [18??-18??]
Hannah Farrar [1808-1873]
Harry Farrar [1859-1???]
Harry Farrar [1870-1920]
Harry Sydney Howard Farrar [1856-1917]
Henry Farrar [14??-1??0]
Henry Farrar [18??-1???]
Henry Farrar [18??-19??]
Henry Farrar [1850-1909]
Herbert Farrar [1858-1908]
Herbert Hartley Farrar [1867-1933]
Howorth Farrar [1899-1918]
Isaac Farrar [1???-16??]
Israel Farrar [1847-1913]
Israel Farrar [1860-19??]
J. Farrar [18??-18??]
J. Farrar [18??-19??]
Jabez Bunting Farrar [1814-1893]
Jacob Farrar [15??-1639]
Jacob Farrar [1626-1697]
James Farrar [1779-18??]
James Farrar [18??-18??]
James Farrar [1802-1881]
James Farrar [1821-1890]
James Farrar [1822-1878]
James Farrar [1824-1???]
Rev James Farrar [1830-1892]
James Farrar [1839-1902]
James Farrar [1845-1???]
James Farrar [19??-1881]
James Thomas Farrar [1900-1918]
Joe Farrar [1868-19??]
John Farrar [1586-1635]
John Farrar [1695-1753]
John Farrar [17??-18??]
John Farrar [1766-1837]
John Farrar [1789-1864]
John Farrar [18??-19??]
John Farrar [18??-191?]
Rev John Farrar [1802-1884]
John Farrar [1812-1???]
John Farrar [1813-1883]
John Farrar [1820-1???]
John Farrar [1823-1???]
John Farrar [1826-1865]
John Farrar [1827-1888]
John Farrar [1830-1889]
John Farrar [1849-1???]
John Farrar [1867-1943]
John Farrar [1895-1916]
John Edgar Farrar [1940-]
John Frederick Farrar [1885-1918]
Rev John Martindale Farrar [1827-1893]
John Owen Farrar [1846-1915]
John Percy Farrar [1857-1929]
John Riley Farrar [18??-19??]
John William Beech Farrar [1884-1917]
Jonathan Farrar [18??-19??]
Jonathan Farrar [1824-1???]
Joseph Farrar [17??-18??]
Joseph Farrar [17??-1805]
Joseph Farrar [1703-1773]
Joseph Farrar [1797-18??]
Joseph Farrar [18??-19??]
Joseph Farrar [1819-1???]
Joseph Farrar [1848-1932]
Joseph P. Farrar [1858-1958]
Joseph Pickles Farrar [1880-1945]
Joshua Farrar [1755-1833]
Joshua Farrar [18??-1???]
Kay Farrar [1882-1915]
Lawrence Farrar [1896-1918]
Leonard Farrar [1883-1917]
Lily Farrar [1884-1949]
Lucy Farrar [1857-1931]
Luke Farrar [17??-1???]
Luke Farrar [1800-1864]
Luke Crawshaw Farrar [1841-1906]
Mark Farrar [17??-17??]
Marmaduke Farrar [15??-1606]
Mary Farrar [1817-1886]
Mary Farrar [1853-19??]
Mary Ann Farrar [1804-1875]
Mason Farrar [1882-1942]
Nelson Farrar [1883-1915]
Neville Thompson Farrar [1888-19??]
Peter Thompson Farrar [1923-1943]
Prince Farrar [1887-1917]
Raymond Farrar [1923-1948]
Dr Richard Farrar [16??-17??]
Richard F. Farrar [18??-18??]
Richard Fielding Farrar [1860-1948]
Robinson Farrar [1882-1929]
Ronald Oates Farrar [1897-19??]
Ruth Hannah Farrar [1862-1907]
Sally Farrar [1805-1???]
Sam Farrar [1856-1939]
Samuel Farrar [17??-18??]
Samuel Farrar [1787-1860]
Samuel Farrar [1829-1875]
Samuel Farrar [1846-19??]
Samuel Farrar [1846-1927]
Samuel Crowther Farrar [1828-1868]
Sarah Farrar [1811-1881]
Sister Dorothy Hincksman Farrar [1899-1987]
T. Farrar [17??-18??]
Rev Thomas Farrar [1???-1745]
Thomas Farrar [16??-17??]
Thomas Farrar [17??-18??]
Thomas Farrar [17??-18??]
Thomas Farrar [17??-18??]
Thomas Farrar [18??-19??]
Thomas Farrar [1820-18??]
Thomas Farrar [1850-1???]
Thomas Richard Farrar [18??-18??]
Tom Farrar [1852-1???]
Tom Harrison Farrar [1851-1900]
Walter Farrar [1894-1915]
Walter Edward Farrar [1896-1917]
Rev Wesley Farrar [1822-1898]
William Farrar [1???-1605]
William Farrar [15??-1573]
William Farrar [1594-16??]
William Farrar [16??-1684]
William Farrar [1781-18??]
William Varley Farrar [1857-1896]
Willie Farrar [1866-19??]
Willie Albert Farrar [1897-1917]
Wilson Farrar [1854-1933] 


Farrar, Captain
[16??-16??] A Parliamentary commander in the Civil War.

See Battle of Slaughter Gap

Farrar, A.
[1???-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on Barkisland War Memorial

Farrar, Abraham
[18??-19??]

In [Q1] 1877, he married Sarah Hannah Greenwood [18??-19??] in Halifax.

The family lived at Todmorden [1918]

Farrar, Rev Abraham Eccles
[1788-1849] Son of John Farrar.

In 1811, he married (1) Ann Hudson [1791-1823].

Children:

  1. John Hudson [1812-1886] who was a chemist in Snaith, East Riding
  2. Wesley

In 1826, he married (2) Elizabeth Storey [1790-1874].

Children:

  1. Adam Storey

Farrar, Adam Storey
[1826-1905] Son of Rev Abraham Eccles Farrar.

He was an ecclesiastical scholar and a Canon at Durham Cathedral

Farrar, Alan
[18??-18??] Landlord of the Ship Inn, Brighouse.

In April 1856, he was summoned by William Broadbent, parochial constable of Brighouse, for having his house open for the sale of beer at illegal hours on 15th April. At the trial it was suggested that the case had been brought to damage the reputation of Mr Greenwood, the paid officer.

The case was dismissed and the Bench observed that Broadbent had manifested

more zeal than discretion

Farrar, Albert
[18??-191?] He served in World War I.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

Farrar, Albert
[1870-1913] Born in Elland.

He was a stone quarryman & crane driver [1893].

In 1893, he married Alice Buxton [1873-19??] in Halifax.


Alice was born in Brighouse
 

Children:

  1. Arthur Ernest [1895-1950]
  2. May [b 1897]
  3. James Thomas
  4. Allen [1903-1968]
  5. Florence [b 1907]
  6. Minnie [b 1909]
  7. Alfred Flather [1917-1992]


Albert passed away in 1913, and could not have been the father of the youngest child. Maybe the middle name Flather is a clue to the true father
 

The family lived at

  • Banks End, Elland [1901, 1911]
  • 14 Dewsbury Road, Upper Edge, Elland

Farrar, Albert
[1882-1918] Son of Abraham Farrar.

He worked for the Todmorden Industrial & Co-operative Society.

In [Q3] 1903, he married Bertha Mary Sutcliffe in Todmorden.

They lived at 6 Brook Street, Todmorden [1918].

During World War I, he served as a Gunner with the 199th Siege Battery Royal Garrison Artillery.

He was killed 14th August 1918 (aged 36).

He was buried at the Bertrancourt Military Cemetery, France [2 F 20].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, on Patmos War Memorial, on the Roll of Honour of Patmos Congregational Church, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Co-operative Society

Farrar, Albert
[1883-1954] Son of Fred Farrar.

Born in Brighouse [29th April 1883].

He was an apprentice pattern maker [1901]. He became a first class cricketer. He played one match for Yorkshire County Cricket Club [1906].

On 7th November 1907, he married (1) Lily Short [1887-1908].

On 10th February 1920, he married (2) Florence Emily Lees [1898-19??].


Florence Emily was the daughter of Emma (née Hindle) & Gibson Lees
 

He died in Salterhebble [Christmas Day 1954]

Farrar, Albert Edward
[1868-19??] Born in Southowram.

He was a master butcher [1911].

In [Q1] 1888, he married Edith Eleanor Salt [1869-19??] from Staffordshire, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1889] who was a machinist (underclothing) [1911]
  2. George Edward [b 1894] who was an apprentice coach & motor builder [1911]
  3. Harry Victor [b 1898] who was a butcher's boy [1911]
  4. Frank [b 1901]

The family lived at 17 Siddal Street, Siddal [1911]

Farrar, Alfred
[1862-1929] Son of Charles Farrar.

Born in Southowram.

A member of the Farrar family of Southowram.

He was a stone quarry manager (employee) [1891] / a stone quarry owner (employer) [1901] / a quarry owner & stone merchant (employer) [1911].

On 22nd May 1888, he married Mary Louisa Wilkinson in Halifax.


Mary Louisa, of Lister Street, Brighouse, was born in Rastrick, the youngest daughter of Samuel Wilkinson
 

Children:

  1. Mabel [b 1890] who was a pupil at Crossbeck House Ladies' School, Ilkley [1901], a teacher (city council school) [1911]
  2. William Edward [b 1891] who was a pupil at The Rhyddings School, Ilkley [1901]
  3. Charles
  4. John
  5. Samuel Arthur [b 1899] who was a boarder at Ashville College, Harrogate [1911]
  6. Margaret Wilkinson [b 1903] who married Homer Hasenpflug Dubs

The family lived at

  • 17 Spring Head Terrace, Thornton, Bradford [1891]
  • 4 & 6 Spring Head, Thornton, Bradford [1901]
  • Stoneleigh, King Edward Road, Thornton, Bradford [1911]

Sons Charles & John died in World War I, and are remembered in a stained glass window in Thornton Methodist Church which was originally in Egypt Methodist Church and moved when that church closed in 1965.

Alfred died 4th January 1929 (aged 67).

His widow placed a plaque in his memory in Thornton Methodist Church:

  In loving memory of my dear husband Alfred Farrar who laboured devotedly for Methodism in this village for 40 years and passed to his reward January 4th 1929 aged 67 years.    Faithful unto Death
 

Farrar, Ann
[1876-1980] Daughter of John Farrar.

She married Walter Ratcliff.

When Ann died she was the oldest resident in Todmorden [aged 104]

Farrar, Arthur
[1???-19??] Ladies' wear and household linen dealer at 11 Commercial Street, Halifax [1936].

He later moved to Bull Green House.

In 1946, he sold the business to Thomas William Mays. The business was known as Farrar-Mays

Farrar, Arthur
[1879-1956] Born 9th May 1879.

In [Q3] 1904, he married (1) Ethel Douglas Rothera [1878-1939] in Halifax.

She died 17th December 1939.

In [Q2] 1940, he married (2) Eleanor Gaukroger.

Arthur died 10th January 1956.

They were buried at All Saints' Church, Dudwell

Farrar, Arthur
[1884-1918] Son of Sam Farrar.

Born in Elland.

He was a stone delver [1901].

He joined the Navy in 1902, and went to the West Indies aboard the Good Hope [1904].

He was transferred to the Terrible and escorted the Prince & Princess of Wales (later George V) on a tour to India.

During World War I, he served as a Petty Officer / Stoker with the Royal Navy.

He was lost [20th January 1918] (aged 33)  when his ship – HMS Louvain, then being used as a troop transport – was torpedoed by German Submarine UC-SS and sank in the Aegean Sea with the loss of 224 lives.

He is remembered on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial, England [29], on Brighouse War Memorial, on Rastrick War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church.

His brother Leonard also died in the War

Farrar, Asa
[1836-1908] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Rastrick.

He was a weaver (fancy woollen) [1851] / a woollen dyer [1861] / a cloth fuller [1871] / a general labourer [1881] / a market gardener [1891] / a gardener [1901]

There are several rumours about the man. He is said to have been a highwayman who robbed people near a well at Rastrick.

He made several attempts to commit suicide by hanging and by wounding himself with a razor.

A stone – known as the Asa Farrar Stone – set into a stile near the well at Rastrick, is inscribed

ASA FARRAR Oct 2nd 1859

In February 1864, Asa Farrar and his brother were charged at Uppermill Petty Sessions with having violently assaulted a police-constable in Old Tame. Asa was fined £3 plus costs, or one calendar month in gaol with hard labour.

In 1858, he married Hannah Idle [1837-1???] from Lindley, in Huddersfield.

Children:

  1. Squire [b 1861] who was a plumber [1881]
  2. George [b 1868] who was a brick labourer [1891], a clay works engine man [1901]
  3. John William [b 1871]
  4. Mary [b 1874]
  5. Hannah M [b 1880]

The family lived at

  • Green Head, Rastrick [1861]
  • Dyson Square, Lindley, Huddersfield [1871]
  • Lower Edge, Elland with Greetland [1881]
  • 61 Lower Edge, Elland with Greetland [1891, 1901]

Living with them in 1901 was son-in-law Harry Bywater [aged 23] (brick works labourer) 

Farrar, Benjamin
[1795-18??] Born in Halifax.

He was a rope & twine manufacturer [1851].

He married Sarah [1795-18??].


Sarah was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Benjamin [b 1831] who was a rope maker [1851]
  2. Samuel [b 1837]

The family lived at 20 Broad Street, Halifax [1851]

Farrar, Charles
[1823-1894] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Southowram [19th January 1823].

A member of the Farrar family of Southowram.

He was a stone merchant and quarry-owner of Southowram / one of the founders of John Farrar & Sons Limited / a stone merchant [1851] / a stone merchant and local preacher [1871] / a stone merchant and farmer of 30 acres employing 120 men [1881].

He was a Liberal; the Chairman of the Southowram School Board; a preacher at United Methodist Free Church, Southowram

Around 1855, the minister at Southowram Wesleyan Chapel forbade him to read from a number of circulars which were upsetting the Methodists at that time. In support, many of his workers withdrew their membership of the Chapel. This led to the establishment of United Methodist Free Church, Southowram.

He married (1) Elizabeth Nettleton [1823-1847] at Southowram Wesleyan Chapel.

Children:

  1. Edward who died aged 4 days [6th April 1847]

Elizabeth died in childbirth [6th April 1847] (aged 24) 

In 1848, he married (2) Maria Denham in Halifax.


Maria was the daughter of John Denham
 

Children:

  1. Walter [b 1850]
  2. Tom [b 1852]
  3. George
  4. Lucy
  5. Alfred
  6. John

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1871] was Maria's mother Sarah Denham. Living next door was Charles's unmarried sister Betsy Farrar [aged 45] (annuitant).

Charles died at Yew Tree House, Southowram [2nd March 1894]. Maria died 23rd May 1895.

Members of the family were buried at Wesleyan Chapel, Southowram.

Members of the family are mentioned in the List of Local Wills: 1894

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £4,237 14/4d. Probate was granted to Maria Farrar, George Farrar, Alfred Farrar, John Farrar and Lucy Soothill

Farrar, Dr Charles
[1833-1896] Of Chatteris.

Son of Rev John Farrar.

He was educated in London and Heidelberg, Germany.

In 1855, he married Helen Howard [1830-1921]. Children:

  1. Harry Sydney Howard
  2. John Percy
  3. George Herbert
  4. Charles Frederick
  5. Arthur [1861-1862]

Farrar, Charles
[1865-19??] Son of James Farrar, wire drawer.

He was a wiredrawer of Brook Street, Halifax [1906] / a wiredrawer [1911].

In [Q1] 1906, he married Mary Ann at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Ann was the daughter of Charles Ellis, and widow of
John Hanson
 

Children:

  1. Ellen [b 1906]

The family lived at 42 Vickerman Street, Halifax [1911].

Living with them in 1911 were all Mary Ann's children

Farrar, Charles
[1894-1917] DCM.

Son of Alfred Farrar.

He was educated at Ashville College, Harrogate & Bradford Grammar School / an apprentice (blouse manufacturing) [1911] / employed by William L. Pawson & Son in Square Road, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Sergeant with the 16th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was awarded the Distinguished Conduct Medal [13th February 1917] for


conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He has performed consistent good work throughout, and has at all times set a splendid example
 

He died of wounds [2nd March 1917] (aged 23).

He was buried at the Varennes Military Cemetery, France [I I 61].

His brother John also died in the War. They are both are remembered in a stained glass window in Thornton Methodist Church which was originally in Egypt Methodist Church and moved when that church closed in 1965.

Farrar, Charles Brooke
[1899-1979] Son of Rev Charles Frederick Farrar.

He was injured in World War I. He became an artist

Farrar, Rev Charles Frederick
[1860-1931] Son of Dr Charles Farrar

In 1898, he married Edith Armynel Baylay [1875-1966].

Children:

  1. Charles Brooke
  2. Armynel Joyce [1908-1993]

Farrar, David
[1734-18??] Landlord of the Crown & Anchor, Elland [1822, 1824].

On 27th September 1824, he married Mary [1799-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary, of Batley, was the widow of Mr Marshall
 

The wedding announcement in The Leeds Mercury read

On [Monday, 27th September 1824] at the parish church, Halifax, Mr D. Farrar, innkeeper, Elland, aged 90, who had been a disconsolate widower seven weeks, to Mrs Machel of Batley, a blooming widow of 25, after a tedious courtship of one hour and fifty-nine minutes

Farrar, David
[1835-1896] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Southowram.

He was an apprentice chemist [staying with Benjamin Wood 1851] / a chemist [1871] / a chemist & druggist [1881, 1891].

In [Q4] 1893, he married Elizabeth Gledhill [1837-1882].


Elizabeth was born in Reeling, Durham
 

Children:

  1. John William [1863-1871]

The family lived at

Living with them [in 1891] was niece Florence Graham [b 1868].

Elizabeth died 30th December 1882 (aged 46).

David died 12th September 1896 (aged 61).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Farrar, Edward
[17??-18??] Auctioneer at Halifax. Recorded in 1828, when he was at 2 George Street, Halifax

Farrar, Edward
[18??-19??] He lived at 6 Hyde Park Road, Halifax.

In 1904, he was one of the first people to be granted a motor cycle registration and a motor cycle drivers' licence

Farrar, Edwin
[1818-1858] Stone delver in Rastrick [1851].

He married Jane Dickinson [1817-1893].

Children:

  1. John E. [b 1840]
  2. Robert [b 1843]
  3. Albert [b 1845]
  4. Eliza [b 1850]
  5. Mary
  6. Fred
  7. Alfred [b 1855]

The family lived at Little Woodhouse, Rastrick [1851].

Edwin was buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse.

In 1861, his widow, Jane, married William Hartley. Jane and her family went to live at The Wharf, Brighouse where William was landlord

Farrar, Edwin
[1853-1894]

Born in Luddendenfoot.

He was a cotton factory hand [1861] / a wool sorter [1871] / a waiter at Brighouse [1874] / a tobacconist at New Bank, Halifax [1880, 1881] / landlord of the Country House, Hipperholme [1884, 1887] / a wool sorter at Hipperholme [1890] / licensed victualler at the Black Swan Inn, Brighouse [1891, 1894].

In 1874, he married (1) Clara Lancaster [1855-1880] at Halifax Parish Church.


Clara, of Brighouse, was the daughter of labourer Samuel Lancaster
 

Children:

  1. Samuel [b 1875] who was recorded as imbecile [1881] and paralytic [1891]
  2. Martha J [b 1876]
  3. Edith [b 1878]

His wife Clara died in early 1880 [aged 23].

She was buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount.

Later in 1880, he married (2) Elizabeth Batty [1853-188?] at Halifax Parish Church.


Elizabeth, born in Southowram, was the daughter of wire-drawer James Batty
 

Children:

  1. Emily [b 1881]
  2. Hannah [b 1882]
  3. Lily

His wife Elizabeth died in 1885 or 1890.

In 1890, he married (3) Betsy Hindle [1842-1???] at Halifax Parish Church


Betsy, of Hipperholme, was the daughter of labourer Thomas Rushworth, and widow of Mr Hindle. She had children from her previous marriage;

  1. Rebecca [b 1874]
  2. Martha [b 1876]
 

They don't seem to have had any children of their own.

The family lived at 6 New Bank, Northowram [1880, 1881].

He was buried at St Thomas the Apostle, Claremount.

After his death, Betsy took over at the Black Swan Inn [1895].

Living with her in 1901 were widow Mrs Ina Marian Freeborough [aged 31] (servant, pianist & ????ist) born in South Africa, and Leslie Reginald Freeborough [aged 10].

In 1911, Samuel Farrar was living as a boarder with Edwin Farrar

Farrar, Elizabeth
[1809-1881] Daughter of John Farrar.

She never married.

She lived at 25 Horton Street, Halifax [with her brother James and sisters Sarah & Mary 1851].

She died at Horton Street [1st May 1881].

She and her sister Sarah died within 30 minutes of each other. Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £20,048 5/9d.

The will was proved by William Berry of Halifax (iron-founder & coal merchant), Wrathall Riley Hanson of Broad Street, Halifax (share broker), and John William Watson of Savile Park Street, Halifax (banker's clerk) 

Farrar, Emily
[1873-1910] Daughter of John Farrar.

She married (1) William Hubbard of the Rope & Anchor, Langfield

After his death, she took over as landlady at the Rope & Anchor [1897, 1900, 1901].

In 1904, she married (2) James Bulcock.

She died at Rock Springs House [1910]

Farrar, Ernest
[1886-1916] Son of Herbert Farrar.

Born in Brearley.

He was a member of Brearley Particular Baptist Church / a member of Luddendenfoot Bowling Club / a woollen finisher with Levi Harwood & Company Limited [1911].

He lived at 1 Osborne Terrace, Blackwood Hall, Mytholmroyd.

During World War I, he enlisted [February 1916], and served as a Rifleman with the 2nd Battalion King's Royal Rifle Corps.

His Service Record has:


Height: 5' 4¼"; weight: 115 lbs; hair: light; eyes: blue
 

He arrived in Le Havre [14th July 1916].

He was reported missing and assumed to have died [20th August 1916].

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France [13A & 13B], in the book Royd Regeneration, on Luddendenfoot War Memorial, on the Memorial at Luddendenfoot Working Men's Club, and on the Memorial at Brearley Particular Baptist Church

Farrar, Ernest Albert
[1872-1937] Son of Samuel Farrar.

He was a stone merchant of Heath Crescent, Skircoat [1894] / a stone quarry owner [1901] / a store keeper at gas engineers [1911].

In 1894, he married Sarah Martha Vickerman [1872-1???].


Sarah Martha, of John Street, Rastrick, was the daughter of Joseph Vickerman, stone merchant
 

Children:

  1. Cyril [b 1896]
  2. Evelyn M [b 1898]
  3. Samuel Raymond [b 1900]
  4. Sarah [b 1901]
  5. Frank Riley [b 1902]
  6. Snaith [b Born]
  7. Norman Spencer [b 1906]

The family lived at

  • 19 Savile Parade, Halifax [1901]
  • 76 Pear Street, Halifax [1911]

Ernest Albert died [Q4] 1937 (aged 65) 

Farrar, Fred
[1853-19??] Of Brighouse.

Son of Edwin Farrar.

He was a silk dresser [1881, 1891]. He took over from his sister Mary as landlord at the Sun Dial, Brighouse [1897, 1909]. He was the last landlord at the Inn.

In 1872, he married Mary Broadley.


Mary was the daughter of Thomas Broadley
 

Children:

  1. Edwin [b 1874]
  2. George [b 1877]
  3. Albert

The family lived at

  • 28 Police Street, Brighouse [1881, 1891]
  • 6 Elland Road, Brighouse [1901]

Farrar, George
[17??-1???] He married Sara Cordingley.

Children:

  1. Joshua

Farrar, George
[1800-1847]

He was a dyer living at West Royd, Sowerby Bridge [1830].

On 4th February 1830, he married Grace Edleston at Halifax Parish Church.


Grace was the daughter of
Robert Edleston
 

Children:

  1. James

Farrar, George
[1854-1920] Son of Charles Farrar.

Born in Southowram.

He was manager of stone quarries [1881] / a stone merchant/quarry owner [1891] / a stone quarry owner – employer [1901]. He established Farrar's Natural Stone and George Farrar Quarries Limited.

In 1880, he (possibly) married Anne / Ann Sugden [1854-19??] from Thornton, in Bradford.

Children:

  1. George Harold [b 1883]
  2. Walter Clarence [b 1884]

The family lived at

  • (possibly) Yew Tree House, Southowram
  • West Cottage, Thornton, Bradford [1881]
  • 6 & 8 Hill Top, Thornton, Bradford, [1891]
  • Moorlands, Thornton, Bradford [1901]

Farrar, George
[1896-1916] Son of Jane Elizabeth [1860-1940] & William Henry Farrar [1860-1939] of 29 Stanley Street, Brighouse.

Born in Rastrick.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 4th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died 1st April 1916.

He was buried at Brighouse Cemetery [C C 561]

Farrar, Sir George Herbert
[1859-1915] Bart, DSO.

Son of Dr Charles Farrar.

He was a mining magnate in East Rand, South Africa. His brother Harry Sydney Howard was a partner in his mining activities.

In 1893, he married Ella Mabel Waylen [1869-1922].


Ella Mabel was the daughter of Dr Charles Waylen of the Indian Medical Service
 

Children:

  1. Helen Mabel [1894-c1983] who married [1917] Major Basil Turner RAF
  2. Muriel Frances [1896-1968] who married [1922] Anthony Edward Lowther, Viscount Lowther
  3. Gwendoline [1897-1944] who became a popular actress
  4. Georgina Marjorie [1901-1976]
  5. Kathleen Elizabeth MBE [1907-1964] who married [1945] Sir John Gerard Henry Fleetwood Fuller Bart
  6. Ella Marguerite [1911-1996] who married [1935] Sir Aubrey Thomas Watson Bart [killed in World War II 1941]

He was tried in the trial following the Jameson Raid. He was sentenced to death and then pardoned

In 1911, he was created Baronet Farrar for his work in the creation of the Union of South Africa. He had no sons and the baronetcy became extinct.

In 1913, he was accused of ordering troops to fire on striking miners and successfully sued for libel.

He died in Namibia whilst on active duty there

Farrar, George Victor
[1893-1916] Son of Edith & Samuel Arthur Farrar of Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/7th Battalion King's (Liverpool Regiment).

He died 11th August 1916 (aged 23).

He was buried at the Carnoy Military Cemetery, France [O 29]

Farrar, Miss H.
[18??-18??] In August 1857, she was one of the people to receive a share of the 400 guineas distributed annually by the Englishwoman's Domestic Magazine to its readers.

She lived at 3 Aked's Road, Halifax

Farrar, Hannah
[1808-1873] Daughter of John Farrar.

In 1830, she married (1) John Turner [1807-1867].

In 1870, she married (2) Rev William Brailsford [1803-1882], as his third wife

Farrar, Harry
[1859-1???] Son of Thomas Farrar of Wyke.

Born in Wyke [20th October 1859].

He was partner in Farrar & Crowther, solicitors at Bradford [1903].

On 3rd August 1887, he married Emily Shaw Mackrell in Halifax.


Emily Shaw was the daughter of
Joseph Mackrell
 

They lived at Green Lane Hall, Shelf [1903].

Farrar, Harry
[1870-1920] Son of Luke Crawshaw Farrar.

He had a business as a wholesale and retail tripe merchant, (possibly) carrying on the business started by his father.

He died in Heywood, Lancashire

Farrar, Harry Sydney Howard
[1856-1917] FRGS.

Son of Dr Charles Farrar.

He was a civil engineer and partner of his brother George Herbert in his mining activities

Farrar, Henry
[14??-1??0] Or Ferror. In 1471, he bought Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd from Edmund Pylkington.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. John

Farrar, Henry
[18??-1???] He married Louisa.

Children:

  1. Emily Ann who married John Holroyd

Farrar, Henry
[18??-19??] Managing Director of Henry Farrar & Sons Limited..

He lived at Thornfields, Brighouse.

In June 1929, he and Arnold Baldwin Whiteley were charged with the theft of £2,718 from Lloyds Bank, Glossop. At the subsequent trial at Derbyshire Quarter Sessions, it was said that the 2 men had been dealing in cotton futures and Whiteley owed money as a result. They devised a plan in which Farrar went to the Bank, tied Whiteley's hands and feet, soaked a cotton wad with chloroform and put this over Whiteley's mouth, and then left with a bundle of notes given to him by Whiteley. Whiteley was sentenced to 8 months' imprisonment, and Farrar to 2 months'

Farrar, Henry
[1850-1909] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Halifax.

He was a worsted spinner & manufacturer employing 125 people at Clay Pits Mills, Halifax [1881].

On 13th November 1873, he married Mary Kershaw [1850-1927] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Annie [b 1875]
  2. Ethel [b 1877]
  3. Bertha [b 1879]
  4. Chrissie [b 1881]

The family lived at 7 West View, Halifax [1881].

Henry died at Clay Bank [3rd May 1909].

Mary died at 3 West Royd View, Halifax [20th December 1927].

The couple were buried at St George's Church, Lee Mount, with Henry's unmarried sister Emma Farrar [1861-1946] who died at the Welfare Home, Halifax

Farrar, Herbert
[1858-1908] Son of John Farrar, broker.

Born in Wadsworth.

He was a joiner of Hawksclough, Wadsworth [1881] / a joiner [1891, 1901].

In [Q3] 1881, he married Sarah Jane Smith [1860-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Sarah Jane, of Blind Lane, Sowerby, was the daughter of Charles Smith, woolcomber
 

Children:

  1. Anne / Annie [b 1882] who was a cotton twiner [1901]
  2. Willie [b 1884] who was a woollen piecer [1901]
  3. Ernest
  4. Emily [b 1891] who was a cotton reeler [1911]

The children were born in Brearley, Luddendenfoot.

The family lived at

  • Lower Blind Lane, Brearley, Mytholmroyd [1891, 1901]
  • 12 Lower Blind Lane, Brearley [1911]
  • 1 Osborne Terrace, Luddendenfoot [1915]

Herbert died in 1908 (aged 50) 

Farrar, Herbert Hartley
[1867-1933] Son of James Farrar.

He was at Ashville College, York [1881] / a farmer [1906] / a tea dealer [1911].

In 1906, he married Sarah Emma Chadwick [1869-1946].


Sarah Emma was born in Halifax [14th July 1869], the daughter of Henry Chadwick, flag facer .

She was a silk operative [1906]

 

They had no children.

The family lived at

Living next door to him in 1891 was his aunt Betsy Farrar [aged 66] (living-on-own-means) - daughter of John Farrar.

Herbert died in St Luke's Hospital, Halifax [13th November 1933].

In 1943, Sarah Emma married Harry Ramsden.

She died [Q3] 1946.

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Farrar, Howorth
[1899-1918] Son of Mrs Sarah A. Farrar of 4 Ashley Villas, Moss Lane, Hebden Bridge.

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the 2nd/8th Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died 20th July 1918 (aged 19).

He was buried at the Marfaux British Cemetery, France [X H 2]

Farrar, Isaac
[1???-16??] Son of Susan and Isaac Farrer.

He was Constable of Sowerby [1657-8]

In 1655, his mother surrendered to Isaac all her interest in Ball Green and Fieldhouse.

He lived at Fieldhouse, Sowerby.

In 1693, he was living at Lower Fieldhouse when he sold it to cloth merchant John Holroide of Kebroyd

Farrar, Israel
[1847-1913] Landlord of the Punch Bowl, Salterhebble [1881, 1891, 1894]

Farrar, Israel
[1860-19??] Of Elland. In 1901, he was landlord of the Noah's Ark, Elland and also worked as a stone hewer.

He married Ann [1862-19??] from Rastrick.

Children:

  1. Leonard [1888-19??]
  2. Louisa [1891-19??]
  3. Elsie [1896-19??]

Farrar, J.
[18??-18??] Cotton spinner at Halifax.

In October 1862, he was declared bankrupt

Farrar, J.
[18??-19??] Grocer and beerhouse keeper at Elland.


Question: Does anyone know which beerhouse this may have been?

 

In April 1874, he went into liquidation

Farrar, Jabez Bunting
[1814-1893] Born in Halifax [30th November 1814].

He was Guardian of the Poor for Halifax [1865] / Councillor for South Ward [1866].

He had business at Well Lane, Halifax.

In March 1844, he married (1) Hannah Bairstow [1812-1851] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. William Henry [b 1847]
  2. Joseph [b 1849]
  3. Joshua [b 1851]

On 24th February 1853, he married (2) Martha Hallewell [1828-1894] in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Edmund [1854-1914]
  2. Martha Jane [b 1855]
  3. Ellen [1857-1897] who married John Mollett
  4. Charles [1860-1954]
  5. Edith A [b 1866]
  6. Arthur [b 1867]
  7. Lucy Emma [1868-1941]
  8. Lilian Blanche [1870-1883]

The family lived at

Jabez died at Heatherstone, Halifax [21st November 1893].

He was buried at Stoney Royd Cemetery.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £36,878 11/10d.

His daughter Ellen was buried at Brighouse Cemetery

Farrar, Jacob
[15??-1639] Of Sowerby.

Son of William Farrar.

On 21st April 1609, he married Mary Haughton at Heptonstall.

Children:

  1. John
  2. Jacob

His sons emigrated to New England, USA

Farrar, Jacob
[1626-1697] Of Sload, Warley.

Son of John Farrar.

He married Sarah Holdsworth [1628-1698].


Sarah was the daughter of John Holdsworth of Ovenden
 

Children:

  1. Abraham of Slode
  2. Isaac of Warley and Popplewell
  3. John
  4. Jonathan
  5. Jacob

The family lived at the Slode, Wainstalls which Sarah inherited along with other property

Farrar, James
[1779-18??] Born in Heptonstall.

He was a plasterer [1851].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Sally

The family lived at North End, Heptonstall [1851].

He was a widower by 1851

Farrar, James
[18??-18??] Landlord of the Mitre, Halifax [1850, 1864].

On 21st August 1850, he was one of a number of local innkeepers who were fined £2 and costs at the Brewster Sessions for knowingly permitting prostitutes and those of notorious character to be drinking in their house, contrary to the spirit of their licence

Farrar, James
[1802-1881] Son of John Farrar.

He was a mechanic [1841] / a machine maker employing 89 men [1851].

He lived at 25 Horton Street, Halifax [with his sisters Elizabeth, Sarah & Mary 1851]

He died at Horton Street, Halifax [12th April 1881].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at under £50,000.

The will was proved by William Berry of Halifax (iron-founder & coal merchant), Wrathall Riley Hanson of Broad Street, Halifax (share broker), and John William Watson of Savile Park Street, Halifax (banker's clerk) 

Farrar, James
[1821-1890] Son of John Farrar.

He was a butcher [1844] / a stone merchant [1851] / a farmer of 70 acres employing 2 men [1871] / a stone merchant employing 60 labourers in the stone quarry [1871].

On 24th April 1844, he married Sarah Ann Hartley [1824-1884].


Sarah Ann was born in Halifax, the daughter of woolsorter Moses Hartley of Halifax
 

Children:

  1. Emma [b 1848] who married Charlton Barber
  2. Eliza Ann [1852] who married Ely Wilkinson Waddington
  3. Ellen [1853] who married William Riley Leyland
  4. Fred Hartley [1859-1864]
  5. Herbert Hartley

The family lived at

James died at Southowram [7th October 1890].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £831 18/9d.

The will was proved by son Herbert Hartley Farrar (gentleman), and Charlton Barber (gentleman) 

James, Sarah Ann & sons Fred Hartley & Herbert Hartley were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [I 9]

Farrar, James
[1822-1878] Son of William Farrar, delver.

He was a delver [1849] / a delver & a quarryman [1851, 1871].

In 1849, he married Ellen Sykes [1824-1???].


Ellen, of Southowram, was the daughter of John Sykes, delver
 

Children:

  1. Martha [b 1850]
  2. Gad [1852-1873]
  3. Mary Ellen [b 1858]
  4. Jemima [1863-1891]
  5. Joseph [b 1865]

The family were at Cromwell Bottom [1851, 1871, 1881, 1891].

James died in 1878 (aged 56) 

Farrar, James
[1824-1???] Son of William Farrar, labourer.

Born in Soyland.

He was a painter of Skircoat [1846] / a house painter [1851] / a house painter employing 3 men and 2 boys [1861] / a retired painter [1871] / a retired house painter [1881].

In 1846, he married Sophia Spencer [1826-18??].


Sophia, of Skircoat, was the daughter of Thomas Spencer, delver
 

They had no children.

They lived at

  • 2 King Cross Road, Halifax [1851]
  • 2 Evergreen Cottage, Skircoat [1861, 1871]
  • Skircoat Moor Road, Halifax [1881]

Living with them [in 1861] was visitor Grace Lawson [b 1801] (retired servant).

Living with them [in 1871, 1881] was niece Elizabeth Norminton [b 1863]

Farrar, Rev James
[1830-1892] BA.

Son of George Farrar.

He was Vicar of St John in the Wilderness, Cragg Vale [1861, 1874, 1877].

On 10th January 1866, he married Hannah Sophia Floyd [1845-1929] at All Saints, Netherthong.

Children:

  1. Robert James [1867-1942]
  2. Mary Holmes [1872-1950]
  3. John Edleston [1874-1956]
  4. Elizabeth Georgiana [1877-192?]
  5. Alice Grace [1879-1966]

The family lived at Woodville, Cragg Vale [1874, 1877]

Farrar, James
[1839-1902] Halifax architect and surveyor.

He lived and died at Heatherlea, Halifax

Farrar, James
[1845-1???] Son of Joseph Farrar, a warpdresser.

Born in Midgley.

He was a draper of Midgley [1872] / a rate collector of Mytholmroyd [1880] / a book keeper [1881] / an income tax and debt collector [1891] / a rate & tax collector & book keeper [1901] / an income tax rate collector, Secretary of the Co-operative Society, (Mytholmroyd U. D. Council) [1911].

In [Q4] 1872, he married Grace Pickles [1847-1???] at Halifax Parish Church.


Grace was born in Wadsworth, the daughter of Thomas Pickles, farmer
 

Children:

  1. Sarah Alice [b 1874] who was a tailoress fustian [1891], a book keeper & assistant to rate & tax collector [1901], an assistant to her father [1911]
  2. Thomas [b 1877] who was an assistant clerk in warrant office [1891] a typewriting clerk in a solicitor's office [1901]
  3. Joseph Pickles
  4. Annie [b 1884] who was a binding machinist fustian [1901], a binder fustian [1911]
  5. Ethel [b 1887] who was a clothing machinist [1901], a sewing machinist fustian [1911]

The family lived at

James died at 4 Calder Terrace, Mytholmroyd [31st January 1917].

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £315. Probate was granted to daughter Annie Farrar.

Grace died at 4 Calder Terrace, Mytholmroyd [11th May 1918].

Probate records show that she left an estate valued at £133. Probate was granted to daughter Annie Farrar

Farrar, James
[19??-1881] He was a farmer [1881].

He married Ann.

They lived at Shroggs, Sowerby.

James died at Shroggs [7th June 1881].

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £95 5/-.

Probate was granted to his widow Ann

Farrar, James Thomas
[1900-1918] Son of Albert Farrar.

Born in Elland.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He was killed in action [17th September 1918].

He was buried at the Trefcon British Cemetery, Caulaincourt, France [B 36].

He is remembered on Elland War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church

Farrar, Joe
[1868-19??] Born in Southowram.

He was a newsagent & stationer [1911].

In [Q3] 1904, he married Florence Peel [1874-19??] from Southowram.

The family lived at 11 Belle Vue Terrace, Southowram [1911]

Farrar, John
[1586-1635] Of Acker.

In 1612, he married (1) Priscilla Leach.

Children:

  1. John

He married (2) Elizabeth Helliwell.

Children:

  1. Isaac
  2. Abraham
  3. Jacob
and several daughters

Farrar, John
[1695-1753] Son of John Farrer.

The family property passed from his father to son John and then to his brother Joseph

Farrar, John
[17??-18??]

On 14th September 1800, he married Elizabeth Best [1781-18??] at Halifax Parish Church.

Children:

  1. James
  2. Elizabeth
  3. Sarah
  4. Mary
  5. John [1818-before 1851] who married [1844] Louisa Wrigglesworth [1822-1976] in Halifax

The family lived at

  • 15 South Parade, Halifax [1841]
  • 25 Horton Street, Halifax [1841]

The family wealth was given to charity

Farrar, John
[1766-1837] Methodist preacher at Sowerby.

Many of his descendants were ministers in the Wesleyan church and the Church of England. He and his sons, Abraham Eccles and John, were significant in the Wesleyan history of schools and education.

He would end his sermons with the admonition

Well, if you sinners don't repent and come to Christ, you'll all go to Hell, rag, tag and bobtail

In 1786, he married Hannah Eccles [1768-1836].

Children:

  1. Abraham Eccles
  2. Jemima [1797-1885] who married Moses Wilkinson Whitehead (who was in shipping) 
  3. Luke
  4. John
  5. Mary Ann
  6. Hannah

Farrar, John
[1789-1864] He was an early member of this branch of the Farrar family.

He was a stone merchant [1841]. Founder of John Farrar & Sons Limited.

He married Elizabeth [1790-1856].

Children:

  1. William [1811-1813]
  2. Mary [1813-1896] who (possibly) married (1) Absalom Shackleton and (2) James Jagger
  3. Hannah [b 1815]
  4. Ellen [1817-1899]
  5. John [1819-1823]
  6. James
  7. Charles
  8. Betty / Betsy [b 1824]
  9. John
  10. Samuel
  11. Henry [1830-1877]
  12. David

The family lived at Cain Lane, Southowram [1841]

Farrar, John
[18??-19??] Hatter at Upper Kirkgate, Halifax [19th century]

Farrar, John
[18??-191?]

During World War I, he served as a Rifleman with the West Yorkshire Regiment.

He died in the conflict.

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance

Farrar, Rev John
[1802-1884] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Alnwick.

He was a Wesleyan Minister. He wrote several religious works:

  • The Proper Names of the Bible, their Orthography, Pronunciation, and Signification [1839, 1844]
  • A Biblical and Theological Dictionary, illustrative of the Old and New Testament [1851]
  • An Ecclesiastical Dictionary, explanatory of the History, Antiquities, Heresies, Sects, and Religious Denominations of the Christian Church [1853]
  • A Manual of Biblical Geography, Descriptive, Physical, and Historical [1857]
  • A Key to the Pronunciation of the Names of Persons and Places mentioned in the Bible [1857]

He married Sophia Matilda Martindale [1796-1880].


Sophia Matilda was the daughter of Rev Miles Martindale a Wesleyan Minister
 

Children:

  1. John Martindale
  2. Charles
  3. William [1836-1885] who emigrated to Australia
  4. daughter
  5. daughter

Farrar, John
[1812-1???] Of Rastrick.

He was a cloth finisher [1841] / a dyer [1851].

He married Susannah [1803-1???].

Children:

  1. Richard [b 1830] who was a shoe maker [1841], a cordwainer [1851]
  2. Squire [b 1835] who was a manufacturing labourer [1851]
  3. Asa
  4. Ann [b 1838]
  5. Levi [b 1842]

The family lived at

  • Top of Hill, Rastrick [1841]
  • Oaks Green, Rastrick [1851]

Farrar, John
[1813-1883] Born in Heptonstall.

Around 1841, he ran his Classical Academy in Halifax.

He was Minister at Park Congregational Church [1861, 1883].

In 1843, he married Hannah Thompson [1815-1873].

Children:

  1. (possibly) Jane E. [b 1843]
  2. Emily [b 1846]
  3. Mary Louisa [1848-1890?] who married George Henry Smith
  4. Jane Elizabeth [1850-1926] who marred Alfred Creer [1847-1930]
  5. William Thompson [1853-1898]
  6. John Thomas [1854-1925]
  7. Annie Eliza [b 1856]

The family lived at

John died at Ash Grove [4th October 1883] Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £2,510 10/6d.

The will was proved by son-in-law Alfred Creer of 25 Regent Street, Lancaster (Lancaster Borough Surveyor) 

Farrar, John
[1820-1???] Born in Elland.

He was a card maker [1879] / a card manufacturer & mill owner employing 6 men, 2 boys & 1 woman [1881].

He married Martha [1814-1???] from Elland.

The family lived at

  • Victoria Road, Elland [1881]

See William Kaye

Farrar, John
[1823-1???] He was a grocer & warehouse labourer (worsted) [1861].

In [Q3] 1843, he married Mary Hirst [1818-1???] in Halifax.


Mary was born in Ovenden, the daughter of William Hirst [b 1788], wool sorter.

She had a daughter: Martha Hirst [b 1835] who was a woollen weaver [1861]

 

Children:

  1. Tabitha [b 1848] who was a worsted weaver [1861]
  2. Henry Farrar
  3. Ann [b 1858]
  4. Emma [1861-28th May 1902] who never married

The family lived at Barret House, Woodfield, Northowram [1861]

Farrar, John
[1826-1865] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Southowram.

He was a butcher [1851].

On 20th November 1849, he married Elizabeth Clegg at St Anne's Church, Southowram.


Elizabeth was the daughter of William Clegg, delver
 

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1850]
  2. Wilson [b 1854]
  3. Jessie [1856-1931] who was a nurse at St John's House, Westminster [1881] & married William Hartley Richardson
  4. Louisa [b 1865] who married Thomas Albert Speak

The family lived at Town Street / Towngate, Southowram [1851]

Farrar, John
[1827-1888] Of Brighouse.

He married Selina.

Children:

  1. Amelia [1857-1874]
  2. Willie [1872] who died aged 10 months

Members of the family were buried at St Martin's Church, Brighouse

Farrar, John
[1830-1889] A labourer.

He and his wife lived at Bonegate, Brighouse.

On 5th April 1889, he was seized by a coughing fit. His wife, who had for some time suffered from sore eyes, handed him a bottle labelled poison instead of the cough medicine. The mistake was realised immediately and Dr Robert Farrer was summoned and an emetic was administered, but to no purposes. John died the following afternoon. At the Inquest, the jury returned a verdict of death by misadventure

Farrar, John
[1849-1???] Or Farrer.

He was a cotton weaver / landlord of the Woodpecker, Todmorden [1876].

He married Hannah Fielden.

Children:

  1. Thomas
  2. Emily
  3. Sarah
  4. Ann

Farrar, John
[1867-1943] Youngest son of Charles Farrar.

Born in Southowram.

He was educated at Ashville College, Pannal, York [1881] / a stone merchant [1895] / a stone merchant (own account) [1901] / a stone merchant (employer) [1911] / member of John Farrar & Sons.

On 24th October 1895, he married Emily Annie Oates.


Emily Annie was the daughter of John Oates
 

Children:

  1. Ronald Oates
  2. Katharine Mary [1903-2001]

The family lived at

Emily Ann died 12th January 1937. John died 21st January 1943.

Members of the family were buried at Wesleyan Chapel, Southowram

Farrar, John
[1895-1916] Son of Alfred Farrar.

He was a student (mechanical engineering) [1911].

During World War I, he served as a Lance Sergeant with the 93rd Company Machine Gun Corps (Infantry).

He died 27th July 1916 (aged 21).

He was buried at the St. Vaast Post Military Cemetery, Richebourg-L'Avoue, France [III J 14].

His brother Charles also died in the War. They are both are remembered in a stained glass window in Thornton Methodist Church which was originally in Egypt Methodist Church and moved when that church closed in 1965.

Farrar, John Edgar
[1940-] Son of Ronald Oates Farrar.

In 1970, he married Patricia Anne Rawnsley.

Children:

  1. Julian [b 1975]
  2. Ruth Francesca [b 1982]

Farrar, John Frederick
[1885-1918] Son of Sarah & Jabez Farrar of 30 Savile Parade, Halifax

Born at Batley.

During World War I, he served as a Captain with the 2nd Battalion West Yorkshire Regiment (Prince of Wales's Own).

He died of wounds at No.42 Casualty Clearing Station, Douai [2nd November 1918] (aged 33).

He was buried at the Douai Communal Cemetery, France [A 7]

He is remembered at Stoney Royd Cemetery, on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Saint Mary's Church, Halifax

Farrar, Rev John Martindale
[1827-1893] Son of Rev John Farrar

Farrar, John Owen
[1846-1915] Son of Joseph Farrar.

Born in Hipperholme.

He was a butcher [1869, 1871, 1881] / a gardener [1891, 1896] / a market gardener [1901].

In 1869, he married Louisa Fleming at Halifax Parish Church.


Louisa was the daughter of Samuel Fleming
 

Children:

  1. May / Mary A [b 1870] who was a worsted weaver [1891]
  2. Charlotte Emma / Emma [b 1872] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  3. Hannah Louisa [b 1877] who was a worsted twister [1891]
  4. Joseph R [b 1882] who was a brass finisher [1901]

The family lived at

  • 34 Green Terrace Square, Skircoat [1871]
  • 79 Haugh Shaw Road, Skircoat [1881]
  • 2 Dennis Gallery, Halifax [1891]
  • Lombard Street, Thorn Tree [1896]
  • 2 Lombard Street, Halifax [1901]

In 1891, daughters May and Hannah Louisa were living with their grandfather Samuel Fleming, at Paradise Street, Halifax.

On 8th February 1896, his wife Louisa complained of a pain in the back of her head. Later, a neighbour called and Louisa asked her for a pinch of snuff, and immediately began coughing and cried out

Oh, my back

She fell to the floor, unconscious and died shortly afterwards

Farrar, John Percy
[1857-1929] DSO.

Son of Dr Charles Farrar.

He was a soldier, mountaineer and president of the Alpine Club [1917-1919].

In 1886, he married Augusta Mary Beswick.

Children:

  1. John Harold [1888-1915] who, as Captain Farrar, was killed in World War I

Farrar, John Riley
[18??-19??]

He was (possibly) a shareholder in Luther Hanson & Company (Limited) [1888] / a solicitor at 3 Harrison Road, Halifax [1934].

He qualified in August 1882

Farrar, John William Beech
[1884-1917] Born in Todmorden [23rd August 1884].

During World War I, he enlisted in Rochdale, and served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died of wounds [9th October 1917].

He was buried at the Zuydcoote Military Cemetery, France [I F 12].

He is remembered on Todmorden War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Todmorden Unitarian Church

Farrar, Jonathan
[18??-19??] Son of Jonathan Farrar.

He became a partner in Jonathan Farrar & Sons

Farrar, Jonathan
[1824-1???] In 1850, he established the business which became Jonathan Farrar & Sons.

He was retired and living at 2 West Parade, Halifax [1891].

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Jonathan
  2. Thomas
He was joined in business by his sons

Farrar, Joseph
[17??-18??] In 1805, he began making worsted machinery in Old Lane, Halifax He established Farrar's Engineering.

He married Unknown.


Question: Does anyone know the members of his family?

 

Farrar, Joseph
[17??-1805] Of Halifax.

He served under Sir Ralph Abercrombie in Egypt,

and behaved in a most gallant manner in the engagement before Alexandria, where he lost his arm, and afterwards never recovered his health

He died 8th April 1805.

He was buried with military honours

Farrar, Joseph
[1703-1773] Son of John Farrer.

Kersey maker.

On their father's death, his property passed to his brother John and then to Joseph.

He owned the Horns, Warley, the village smithy, the village gaol, and a number of cottages in Warley.

He lived at

In 1773, he left the Horns, Warley to his greatnephews

Farrar, Joseph
[1797-18??] Born in Elland.

He was a cardmaker [1861].

He was one of 26 founding members of Bethesda Methodist New Connexion Chapel in Elland [1824].

He married Elizabeth [1809-18??] from Elland.

Children:

  1. Sarah [1818-1???] who married Joseph Bairstow

The family lived at Bethesda Terrace, Bethesda Place, Elland [1861].

In 1861, their grandchildren, Hannah Elizabeth Bairstow, Robert Bairstow, and Sarah Ann Bairstow, and a lodger, stone mason George Pitchforth [1812-1???], were staying with the family

Farrar, Joseph
[18??-19??] New & second-hand furniture dealer at 81 Pellon Lane, Halifax [1900]

Farrar, Joseph
[1819-1???] Born in Halifax.

He was a glass & china dealer [1851] / an earthenware dealer [1861].

In 1844, he married Alice Thorpe [1820-1???], born in Northowram, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Mary Elizabeth [b 1845]
  2. John Owen
  3. Sarah Jane [b 1852]
  4. Lucy Ellen [b 1859]
  5. Richard Fielding [b 1860]

The family lived at

  • Brighouse [1851]
  • Commercial Street, Hipperholme cum Brighouse [1861]

Farrar, Joseph
[1848-1932] Grandson of Joseph Farrar.


Question: Does anyone know the name of his father?

 

He was a maker of textile machinery at Halifax.

In [Q2] 1895, he married Louisa Frances Hincksman [1870-1942] in Fylde District.


Louisa Frances was born in Lytham, Lancashire [Q3 1870], the daughter of William Henry Hincksman
 

Children:

  1. Dorothy
  2. Frances Broadbent [b 1902]

They lived at Heatherstone, Halifax [1911]

Farrar, Joseph P.
[1858-1958] Sowerby centenarian.

He was a lifelong churchgoer at Butts Green Baptist Church, Warley.

His funeral was the last service to be held at Butts Green Baptist Church, Warley [22nd August 1858]

Farrar, Joseph Pickles
[1880-1945] Son of James Farrar.

Born on 2nd August 1880.

Baptised at St Michael's, Mytholmroyd [1899].

He was a commercial clerk [1901] / a clerk clothing factory [1911].

In [Q1] 1907, he married Charlotte Hamilton Tolleth in Todmorden.


Charlotte was born in Edinburgh, the daughter of James Todd Tolleth.

She was a machinist at a clothing factory [1911]

 

The family lived at

  • Rose Villa, Hebden Bridge [1907]
  • 14 Oxford Street, Hebden Bridge [1911]

On 16th May 1907, there was a gas explosion at their home. Joseph had gone to work, and Charlotte called her brother Robert Tolleth to investigate. He struck a match and an explosion followed in which the doors and window of the front room were blown out, and Robert was badly burned with cuts all over his body.

Farrar, Joshua
[1755-1833] Son of George Farrar.

He married Elizabeth Holroyd.


Elizabeth was the daughter of Michael Holroyd
 

Children:

  1. Joshua
  2. (possibly) Samuel

The family lived at Magson House, Luddendenfoot

Farrar, Joshua
[18??-1???] He married Hannah.

Children:

  1. Samuel

The family lived at CromwellBottom before moving to Stone Stile, Barkisland around 1880

Farrar, Kay
[1882-1915] He lived at Delph Hill, Rastrick.

He was a labourer at Brookfoot Dye Works.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 2nd/7th Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He died in training in Suffolk [17th July 1915] (aged 33).

He was buried at Rastrick Church [21st July 1915].

He is remembered on Rastrick War Memorial, and on Brighouse War Memorial

Farrar, Lawrence
[1896-1918] Son of Eliza & David Farrar of 13 Haigh Street, Brighouse.

During World War I, he served as a Driver with 22 Battery 130th Brigade Royal Field Artillery.

He died 26th September 1918 (aged 22).

He was buried at the Bralo British Cemetery, Greece [26]

Farrar, Leonard
[1883-1917] Son of Sam Farrar.

He was a member of Upper Edge Baptist Church, Elland & choir / a teacher in the Sunday School / caretaker of the church & Sunday School / a woollen weaver [1901, 1911] / a weaver at Middlemort's, Fartown.

In [Q2] 1911, he married Emily Whiteley in Halifax.

Children:

  1. James L [b 1913]
  2. Herbert W [b 1915]

They lived at 48 Dewsbury Road, Rastrick.

During World War I, he enlisted [27th July 1916], and served as a Lance Corporal with the 23rd (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers.

He was killed in action [9th April 1917] (aged 34).

He was buried at the Roclincourt Military Cemetery, France [II D 11]

He is remembered on Brighouse War Memorial, on Rastrick War Memorial, and on the Memorial at Upper Edge Baptist Church.

His brother Arthur also died in the War

Farrar, Lily
[1884-1949] Daughter of Edwin Farrar.

Born at the Country House, Hipperholme.

She was a winder in silk mill [1901].

In [Q2] 1906, she married (1) Percy Fewster Kendall.

He was killed in France [17th January 1916].

In [Q3] 1918, she married (2) John William Whittles

Farrar, Lucy
[1857-1931] Daughter of Charles Farrar.

Born in Halifax.

She married William Edward Soothill in China.

She wrote a book

A Passport to China : being a tale of her long and friendly sojourning amongst a strangely interesting people [1931]

This was completed by her daughter, Dorothea, and published a few months after her death.

She died in Oxford

Farrar, Luke
[17??-1???] He was Constable of Northowram [1770]

Farrar, Luke
[1800-1864] Son of John Farrar.

He was a doctor in London.

He married Hannah Duce

Farrar, Luke Crawshaw
[1841-1906] He was a cotton spinner [1871] / a tripe dealer [1891] / a tallow manufacturer [1901]

In 1862, he married Sarah Mason in Halifax.


Sarah was the daughter of
Ellis Mason
 

Children:

  1. Ruth Hannah
  2. Harry
  3. Mary [b 1875]
  4. Mason

Their daughter, Ruth Hannah was given to her childless aunt and uncle, Ann [née Mason] and William Whiteley.

The family lived at Ovenden Wood [1871]. After the death of William in 18??, Luke and Sarah moved nearer to Ruth and were at 26 Hangingroyd Road, Hebden Bridge [1891].

Sarah died in Todmorden in 1903.

In 1905, Luke married Maria Harvey in Halifax.

Luke died in 1906.

Maria (possibly) died in 1907 in Todmorden

Farrar, Mark
[17??-17??] Of Midgley.

In 1765 (?), he was charged with stealing pewter and silver plate from Heptonstall Church. He was transported to the colonies

Farrar, Marmaduke
[15??-1606] Curate at Luddenden [1606]

Farrar, Mary
[1817-1886] Daughter of John Farrar.

She lived at 25 Horton Street, Halifax [with her brother James and sisters Elizabeth & Sarah 1851].

She died at Horton Street, Halifax [17th June 1886].

Probate records show that he left a personal estate valued at £60,937 5/7d.

The will was proved by William Berry of Halifax (iron-founder & coal merchant), Albert Bilbrough of Gildersome, Leeds (retired maltster), Wrathall Riley Hanson of Broad Street, Halifax (share broker), and Robert Haddon

In her will, she bequeathed £32,000 to set up Mary Farrar's Benevolent Trust Fund

Farrar, Mary
[1853-19??] Daughter of Edwin Farrar.

Born in Rastrick.

In 1866, she married Stuart Black.

As Mrs Mary Black, she was landlady at the Sun Dial, Brighouse [1881, 1891], the Stott's Arms, Brighouse [1894, 1897], the Volunteer Arms, Brighouse [1901], and the Empress of India, Brighouse [1902, 1904].

Mary was listed as a widow in the 1891 census

Farrar, Mary Ann
[1804-1875] Daughter of John Farrar.

In 1825, she married William Hardwick [1798-1840], a Leeds merchant.

Children:

  1. John William
  2. Sarah Ann [1827-1876] who in 1850 married William Henry Barlow a Leeds hatter
  3. Emily Jane [1829-1871] who in 1860 married John Knowles Leather a Lancashire manufacturing chemist
  4. Edward Farrar
  5. Robert George [1833-1864] who was a noted surgeon in Leeds
  6. Charles Arthur [1839-1873] who was partner to his brother-in-law John Leather

She was still an acknowledged beauty when, in 1848, she married Henry Oxley [1803-1890]. Henry was a Leeds merchant and twice Mayor of Leeds

Farrar, Mason
[1882-1942] Son of Luke Crawshaw Farrar.

He had a business as an oil and tallow merchant [1911], (possibly)  carrying on the business started by his father.

He lived at 2 Machpelah, Hebden Bridge [1911]

Farrar, Nelson
[1883-1915] Son of Tom Harrison Farrar.

Born in Halifax [27th September 1883].

He was educated at Halifax Secondary School [1896] / an architect with Jackson & Fox / a regular soldier with 12 years' service in India.

He lived with his widowed mother at Hough Cottage, Stump Cross, Halifax.

During World War I, he served as a Company Sergeant Major with the 2nd Battalion Duke of Wellington's (West Riding Regiment).

He was killed in action near Ypres [24th February 1915] (aged 31).

He was buried at the Tuileries British Cemetery, Belgium [SP MEM D 10].

There is a memorial to him in Lister Lane Cemetery [Plot Number 707].

He is remembered on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, on the Memorial at Halifax Secondary School, on the Memorial at Saint Matthew's Church, Northowram, on the Memorial at Park Congregational Church, on the Memorial at United Reformed Church, Carlton Street, and on the Memorial at Saint Anne's Church, Southowram

Farrar, Neville Thompson
[1888-19??]

In [Q2] 1920, he married Helen Velleda Longbotham in Halifax.


Helen was the daughter of
Arthur Thompson Longbotham
 

Children:

  1. Peter Thompson

The family lived at Ogden

Farrar, Peter Thompson
[1923-1943] Son of Neville Thompson Farrar.

During World War II, he enlisted [April 1940], and trained as a Midshipman aboard HMS Conway, then he served as a Sub-Lieutenant with the Royal Naval Reserve aboard HMS Escapade.

He was killed in action [20th September 1943] (aged 20)  when there was an explosion on his ship with the loss of 31 crew.

He is remembered on the Plymouth Naval Memorial [78 1], on the Memorial at Halifax Town Hall Books of Remembrance, and on Heath Grammar School Memorial Gates

Farrar, Prince
[1887-1917] Son of Elizabeth (née Normanton) [1849-1908] & John Farrar [1852-1915].

Born in Hebden Bridge [27th February 1887].

He was a steel trunk manufacturer [1911].

In 1911, he was living with his sister Emma [b 1885] at White Hall Cottage, Heptonstall.

During World War I, he served as a Corporal with the 4th Battalion London Regiment.

He was killed in action [3rd May 1917].

He is remembered on the Arras Memorial, France [3], on the Memorial at Birchcliffe Baptist Church, Hebden Bridge, and on the Memorial at Hebden Bridge Association Football Club

Farrar, Raymond
[1923-1948] He was a projectionist at the Picture House, Halifax. During World War II, he served as a projectionist with ENSA. After the war, he returned to work at the cinema.

He died on 8th April 1948 following a fire at the cinema. At the time of the blaze, the audience of 600 people were watching The Ghost of Frankenstein.

He was married and had a 7-week-old daughter.

Throughout the changing use from bingo hall to night-club, workers have claimed that his ghost haunts the building

Farrar, Dr Richard
[16??-17??] Of Ewood.

He married Elizabeth Mitchell.

Children:

  1. Nathaniel
  2. William

Their sons, Nathaniel and William, were buried at Halifax Parish Church

Farrar, Richard F.
[18??-18??] Letterpress printer at 19 Russell Street, Halifax [1863]

Farrar, Richard Fielding
[1860-1948] ARIBA.

He was articled to Leeming & Leeming. As assistant / chief assistant, he was responsible for much of the design work of the practice and was said to have designed Kinloch Castle on Rhum.

He was admitted ARIBA on 1st December 1902. He commenced practice on his own account in Leeds [1904].

He became company architect for Joseph Brooke Limited.

He designed

Farrar, Robinson
[1882-1929] Son of Samuel Farrar.

Born at Stone Stile, Barkisland [7th October 1882].

He was a newsagent.

In 1911, he married Florence Holroyd.

They lived at

Farrar, Ronald Oates
[1897-19??] Son of John Farrar.

He married Doris.

Children:

  1. John Edgar

Farrar, Ruth Hannah
[1862-1907] Daughter of Luke Farrar.

Born in Soyland. She was given to her childless aunt and uncle Ann and William Whiteley to raise, and listed as their adopted daughter.

She was a dress maker [1881].

She married George Habergham.

She and her daughter Nora were in business as Habergham's of Hebden Bridge

Farrar, Sally
[1805-1???] Daughter of James Farrar.

Born in Heptonstall.

Sally married William Whitham.

William died in 1837.

In 1841, she was a worsted weaver, and she & children

  1. Hannah Whitham [b 1829]
  2. James Whitham [b 1837]
  3. Elizabeth Whitham [b 1840]

were living at Lily Hall, Heptonstall with William Farrar.

She had an illegitimate daughter Elizabeth Ann [b 1841].


It is possible that James Wrigley – who lived next door to the Farrar family at Lily Hall, Heptonstall – was the father of Elizabeth Ann
 

She had a son Thomas [b 1844]

In 1851, she and her children were living with her father

Farrar, Sam
[1856-1939] Born in Rastrick.

He was an engine tenter in a quarry [1891] / an engine tenter [1901] / an engine driver (stone quarry) [1911].

On 21st January 1882, he married Jane Brook at St Andrew's Church, Leeds.


Jane was the daughter of
John Brook
 

Children:

  1. Leonard
  2. Arthur
  3. Gertrude [b 1887] who was a worsted spinner [1901], a woollen weaver [1911]
  4. Wilkinson [b 1891] who was a beamer (woollen) [1911]
  5. Herbert [b 1893] who was a mule piecener [1911]
  6. Edgar [b 1903]

The family lived at

  • 24 Upper Edge, Elland [1891]
  • 48 Dewsbury Road, Rastrick [1901]
  • 46 Dewsbury Road, Rastrick, Brighouse [1911, 1918]
  • 122 Dewsbury Road, Rastrick [1939]

Living with them [in 1891] were brothers-in-law Sam Brook [b  1866] (stone delver) [1891] & James Brook [b 1868] (stone dresser) [1891].

Living with them [in 1901, 1911] was brother-in-law James Brook [b 1868] (stone dresser).

Sons Leonard & Arthur died in World War I.

Sam died 4th February 1939.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £415 3/6d.

Probate was granted to George Henry Normington (quarry owner)  and John Walker (weaver) 

Farrar, Samuel
[17??-18??] (Possibly) son of Joshua Farrar.

Merchant.

On 28th May 1812, he married Eliza Shires


Eliza was the daughter of Mr Richard Shires, of Manchester, and granddaughter of Thomas Atkinson, Esq of Eshton in Craven
 

Farrar, Samuel
[1787-1860] Son of Joshua Farrar.

In 1781, he bought the wine and spirit business of Mr Dickson.

He took his son, Thomas Richard into partnership as Samuel Farrar & Son. The company eventually became Farrar & Whiteley.

He married Harriet [1788-1897].

Children:

  1. Thomas Richard
  2. Charlotte [1818-1905] who married Josiah Aked

The family lived at Hopwood House, Halifax [1827]

Farrar, Samuel
[1829-1875] Son of John Farrar.

Born in Southowram.

He was a stone merchant [1861] / a stone mason [1871] / a stone merchant at Southowram [1871, 1882].

In 1859, he married Mary Elizabeth Riley [1833-1910] in Brighouse.


Mary Elizabeth was born in Brighouse, the daughter of John Riley
 

Children:

  1. Annie Louisa [1860-1862]
  2. John Riley [b 1862]
  3. Samuel Arthur [1864] who was a student at Yorkshire College [1881]
  4. Ernest Albert

The family lived at

  • 8 Law Lane, Southowram [1861]
  • Yew Tree, Southowram [1861, 1871]
  • Wellesley Mount, Halifax [1881, 1891]

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram

Farrar, Samuel
[1846-19??] Born in Southowram.

He was a farmer [1911].

In [Q3] 1873, he married Mary Robinson in Halifax.

He was a widower by 1911.

Children:

  1. Eliza Hannah [b 1878] who was doing dairy work [1911]
  2. Robinson [b 1883] who was working on farm [1911]
  3. Herbert Joshua [b 1886] who was working on farm [1911]

The family lived at Stone Stile, Barkisland [1911]

Farrar, Samuel
[1846-1927] Son of Joshua Farrar.

Born at Southowram.

The family moved to Stone Stile, Barkisland around 1880.

In 1873, he married Sarah Woodhead.

Children:

  1. Eliza H. [b 1880]
  2. Robinson
  3. Herbert

See Sam Farrer's Hill, Barkisland

Farrar, Samuel Crowther
[1828-1868] Born in Sowerby.

He was a clog & patten maker [1851] / a beer shop keeper [1861] / licensed victualler of the Country House, Hipperholme [1868]

In 1848, he (possibly) married Jane Uttley [1826-1???] from Erringden, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1850] who was a cotton factory hand [1861] & married [1866] William Schofield
  2. Henry [b 1851]
  3. Edwin
  4. William [b 1855] who was a stone dresser [1871]

The family lived at

  • Ambler Thorn, Northowram [1851]
  • Denham/Denholme, Warley

Samuel died on 11th January 1868.

In 1871, his widow Jane married William Mitchell.

In 1871, Jane and William Mitchell were living at the Country House, Hipperholme with their children Mrs Elizabeth Schofield [aged 21], Edwin Farrar [aged 18], William Farrar [aged 16], and Susan Mitchell [aged 12]

Farrar, Sarah
[1811-1881] Daughter of John Farrar.

She never married.

She lived at 25 Horton Street, Halifax [with her brother James and sisters Elizabeth & Mary 1851].

She died at Horton Street [1st May 1881].

She and her sister Elizabeth died within 30 minutes of each other Probate records show that she left a personal estate valued at £27,964 16/9d.

The will was proved by William Berry of Halifax (iron-founder & coal merchant), Wrathall Riley Hanson of Broad Street, Halifax (share broker), and John William Watson of Savile Park Street, Halifax (banker's clerk) 

Farrar, Sister Dorothy Hincksman
[1899-1987] Daughter of Joseph Farrar.

Born at 9 Heath Avenue, Halifax.

She became a prominent Methodist minister, preacher and teacher. She was a member of St Andrew's Methodist Church, Halifax.

She died at Laurel Bank Nursing Home, Holmfield

Farrar, T.
[17??-18??] Manufacturer at Southowram.

In May 1818, he was declared bankrupt

Farrar, Rev Thomas
[1???-1745] A member of the Farrar family of Elland Park. He was a Minister at Myrtle Grove Chapel, Eastwood [1739]. He exchanged with Rev Evan Stock, Minister at Warley Congregational Church [1742].

The congregation at Warley became quarrelsome in their favouritism for Farrer or for Stock, and both men left in 1741. Farrer went to Elland Unitarian Chapel [1743-1745].

He was buried at Elland Unitarian Chapel

Farrar, Thomas
[16??-17??] Of Warley.

He married Mary.


Mary was the daughter of John Naylor
 

The couple lived at Westfield, Warley. A doorway is dated TMF 1714 for them

Farrar, Thomas
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Halifax.

In September 1805, he was declared bankrupt

Farrar, Thomas
[17??-18??] Cotton spinner at Lower Luddenden Mill.

In 1805, he was declared bankrupt

Farrar, Thomas
[17??-18??] Local artist.

Some of his work has been on display at the Smith Art Gallery in Brighouse


Question: Can anyone tell me anything about Thomas?

 

He is mentioned in the Catalogue of Portraits of Old Halifax Worthies which appears in Horsfall Turner's Halifax Books & Authors.

Farrar, Thomas
[18??-19??] Son of Jonathan Farrar.

He became a partner in Jonathan Farrar & Sons

Farrar, Thomas
[1820-18??] Born in Warley.

He was Surveyors of the Highways for Luddendenfoot [1860s, 1871] / Surveyor and Nuisance Inspector for the Luddendenfoot Local Board [1868].

He married Margaret [1826-1???] from Burnley.

They lived at Magson House, Luddendenfoot [1871].

Living with them [in 1871] was a niece Alice Holland [aged 4]

Farrar, Thomas
[1850-1???] Born in Ovenden.

He was a woolstapler employing 6 men and 1 woman [1891].

In 1865, he married Louisa Claye [1846-1???] from Scotland, in Halifax.

Children:

  1. John [b 1881]
  2. Bertha Mary [b 1882]
  3. Ellen Martha [b 1884]
  4. Louisa Maria [b 1885]

The family lived at 45 Woodfield Villa, Halifax [1891]

Farrar, Thomas Richard
[18??-18??] Son of Samuel Farrar.

He was a wine merchant [1870].

He and his father went into partnership as Samuel Farrar & Son. Samuel retired and the company became Thomas R. Farrar. The company eventually became Farrar & Whiteley

Farrar, Tom
[1852-1???] Son of Charles Farrar.

He was a wool stapler [1881] / a book keeper in stone quarry [1891].

On 2nd January 1879, he married Emily Wilkinson.


Emily was the daughter of Samuel Wilkinson
 

Children:

  1. Charles William [b 1881]
  2. Hilda [b 1882]
  3. Elsie [b 1883]
  4. Percy [b 1889]

The family lived at

  • 7 Chapel Lane, Southowram [1881]
  • Nursery Cottage, Wicken Lane, Thornton, Bradford [1891]

Farrar, Tom Harrison
[1851-1900] Born in Halifax.

He was an architect's assistant [1875] / an architect.

In [Q3] 1875, he married Agnes Crossley in Halifax.


Agnes was born in Halifax, the daughter of
John Crossley
 

Children:

  1. Tom who married Elsie Clayton [18??-1961]
  2. Margaret [1876-1959] who married Frederick Percy Jagger
  3. Alice [1877-1919] who married Wilfred Lord
  4. Mary [b 1879] who married Clement Bolton [1879-1946]
  5. Crossley [b 1881]
  6. Nelson
  7. Annie [1885-1952] who married Ernest Hoyle [18??-1952]

The family lived at Hough Cottage, Stump Cross, Halifax.

Tom died 7 Broad Street, Halifax [27th August 1900].

Agnes died in 1923

Farrar, Walter
[1894-1915] Son of Mary E. & John Henry Farrar of 18 Woodbine Terrace, Cornholme.

Born in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 1st/6th Battalion Lancashire Fusiliers.

He died 14th June 1915 (aged 20).

He was buried at the Pieta Military Cemetery, Malta [A II 6].

He is remembered in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance, and on the Memorial at Vale Baptist Church, Todmorden

Farrar, Walter Edward
[1896-1917] Born in Todmorden.

During World War I, he served as a Private with the 12th Battalion South Wales Borderers.

He died 21st April 1917.

He is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial, France, and in the Todmorden Garden of Remembrance

Farrar, Rev Wesley
[1822-1898] Son of Rev Abraham Eccles Farrar.

He was a Church of England Vicar.

In 1849, he married Elizabeth Gelder.

Children:

  1. John Hudson [b 1850] who was a miner and emigrated to Colorado USA
  2. Walter Adam Reginald [b 1852] who was an innkeeper and emigrated to Colorado USA
  3. Anne Elizabeth [1854-1907] who married [1880] Thomas Liddle Gledstone
  4. Herbert William [1856-1943] who took Holy Orders
  5. Agnes Mary [b 1857] who married [1884] Rev Charles William Barnard
  6. Katherine Grace Helene [1859-1930] who married [1889] William Henry Jones, son of Thomas Pargeter Jones
  7. August Edward [1863-1909] who took Holy Orders and married [1888] Anne Elizabeth Jones, daughter of Thomas Pargeter Jones
  8. Harriet Elizabeth [b 1866] who married [1891] James Skidmore Jones, son of Thomas Pargeter Jones

Farrar, William
[1???-1605] Of Erringden.

Son of Henry Farrour. He was one of the Farrars of Ewood.

He married Unknown.

Children:

  1. Abraham
  2. Isaac
  3. Ester
  4. Jacob

He was buried at Heptonstall Church

Farrar, William
[15??-1573] Son of Henry Ferror of Ewood.

He married Margaret Lacy.


Margaret was the daughter of Hugh Lacy
 

Children:

  1. Henry

On their marriage, the Manor of Midgley passed to the Farrar family

Farrar, William
[1594-16??] Son of Sessely and John Ferror of Lincolnshire.

In 1618, he sailed to America.

On account of bad weather, the voyage aboard the Neptune lasted 16 weeks. Fellow-traveller Thomas West, 3rd Baron De La Warr – Lord Delaware, after whom the American state and river were named – died on the voyage.

He settled at what was to become Farrar's Island on the James River, Henrico County, Virginia.

In 1625, he married a widow, Mrs Cecily Bayly-Jordan.

Children:

  1. William
  2. Cicely

Farrar, William
[16??-1684] Children:

  1. John
  2. James
  3. Henry
  4. Richard

Farrar, William
[1781-18??] He was a plasterer [1841].

He married Harriet [1781-18??].

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1821] who was a worsted weaver [1841]
  2. William [b 1826] who was a plasterer [1841]

The family lived at Lily Hall, Heptonstall [1841].

Living with them [in 1841] were Sally Whitham and her children

Farrar, William Varley
[1857-1896] Son of John Farrar, woolsorter.

Born in Todmorden.


It is unclear where the name Varley comes from. It first appears in Beatrice Varley Farrar on the 1911 census and appears in William Varley Farrar on the 1914 marriage record of his daughter Beatrice
 

He was a blacksmith [1880] / a mechanic [1883] / a stationary engine smith [1891]

In 1880, he married Mary Elizabeth Shaw at Halifax Parish Church.


Mary Elizabeth, of Royd Square, Hebden Bridge, was the daughter of John Shaw, warehouseman
 

Children:

  1. Beatrice Varley [b 1883] who was a draper shop keeper [1901], a milliner [1911] & married Robert Baird Tolleth

The family lived at

  • 12 Newton Street, Warley, Sowerby Bridge [1891]
  • 2 Wallis Street, Sowerby Bridge [1901]
  • 2 Myrtle Terrace, Sowerby Bridge [1911]

Living with them [in 1891] was cousin Sarah Greenwood [aged 18] (worsted twister).

He died 7th January 1896.

Probate records show that he left an estate valued at £15. Probate was granted to his widow Mary Elizabeth

The widowed Mary Elizabeth was a dressmaker [1901] and a ladies' costumier [1911]

Farrar, Willie
[1866-19??] Born in Greetland.

He was a cotton spinner & doubler [1911].

In [Q1] 1892, he married Emma Smith [1872-19??] from Greetland.

Children:

  1. Elizabeth [b 1893] who was a cotton reeler [1911]
  2. Henry [b 1895] who was a cotton turner piecer [1911]
  3. Doris [b 1896]
  4. Anna [b 1901]
  5. Mina Alice [b 1902]
  6. William Smith [b 1904]

The family lived at 6 Lister Street, Brighouse [1911]

Farrar, Willie Albert
[1897-1917] Son of Ellen (née Crabtree) & William Farrar of Bridge End, Ripponden.

Born in Ripponden [25th January 1897].

He was a cotton piecer [1911].

He lived with his parents at 127 Oldham Road, Ripponden [1901] / Bridge End, Ripponden [1911].

During World War I, he joined the West Riding Regiment, and transferred to the 24th (Tyneside Irish) Battalion Northumberland Fusiliers. and served as a Lance Corporal.

He died of wounds [25th December 1917].

He was buried at the Duisans British Cemetery, Etrun, France [V D 57].

He is remembered on Ripponden War Memorial, and on the Roll of Honour at Zion Congregational Church, Ripponden

Farrar, Wilson
[1854-1933] Son of Elizabeth and John Farrar (butcher).

He was a butcher [1878].

On 3rd June 1858, he married Sarah Ann Sheard [1855-1915].


Sarah Ann, of Northowram, was the daughter of Joseph Sheard, carpet weaver
 

Children:

  1. Edward [b 1878]
  2. Willie Clegg [b 1881] who was a joiner [1933]
  3. Ella Gwendoline [1886-1895]
  4. John Romaine [1894-1901]

The family lived at

  • Park Place, Towngate [1891, 1895]
  • 2 Towngate, Southowram [1901, 1911, 1915]

Ella Gwendoline died at Park Place [24th February 1895].

John Romaine died at 2 Towngate [20th December 1901].

Sarah Ann died at 2 Towngate [4th August 1915].

Wilson died 25th March 1933.

Probate records show that he left effects valued at £494 10/2d. [Resworn £732 12/5d].

Probate was granted to son Willie Clegg Farrar, John Lewis Turner (butcher)  and Ramoth Gillet (farmer).

Members of the family were buried at St Anne's Church, Southowram [b 5]

 

The Farrar family of Ewood
The spellings:
Farrer
Farrour
Ferrar
Ferrer
Ferror
are also found.

The family settled at Mytholmroyd around 1471.

They built and lived at Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd

Robert Farrour of Ewood Hall, Mytholmroyd was an early members of the family.

Several members of the family left Ewood and migrated to America. William Farrer settled in Farrar's Island, Virginia [1618]. Others settled in the vicinity of Concord, Massachusetts [around 1645]. They were well-known in the region.

In the 18th century, members of the family participated actively in the American Revolution from its inception.

See Farrar surname and Rydings, Ovenden

The Farrar family of Southowram
Important quarrying family in and around Southowram and Brighouse.

See Alfred Farrar, Charles Farrar, George Farrar, John Farrar, Law Quarry, Southowram, Yew Tree House, Southowram and Yew Trees, Southowram

Farrar surname
Other forms of the surname include Farrer, Farror, Farrour, Ferrar and Ferrer

Entries for people with this and similar surnames are shown in a separate Foldout

There are over 160 entries on the Calderdale Companion for people with the surname Farrar, as discussed in this SideTrack. This count does not include other forms of the surname.

Unattached BMDs for Farrar:


Marriages 1864, 1876, 1877, 1879, 1883, 1891, 1897, 1899, 1906, 1907, 1908, 1918, 1935; Deaths 1835, 1899, 1900, 1907; Death 1914
 


Being an ancient family, the Farrars have a great number of descendants, and frequently inter-married with other local families.

The various researchers have contributed generously to the entries here, though their versions of the names, dates and relationships of these descendants may conflict at some point.

Although there may be some errors / inaccuracies, the information here will give the general reader some idea of who the family were and what they achieved through the generations

 




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