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Michael James Farrer

Male 1903 - 1960  (57 years)



  • Name Michael James Farrer  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Birth 05 Mar 1903  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 5
    Residence Apr 1911  8 Albany Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    • visiting Mary Mitchell & family, with Alice Mitchell, domestic nurse, and his brother Hugh
    Residence 1936  12 Cromwell Mews, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Marriage 15 Feb 1936  St Peter, Vere St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 7
    Beatrice Sheila Greville,   b. 22 May 1910, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1976, London City Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Mar 1960  37 Cadogan St, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9
    Death 25 Mar 1960  University College Hospital, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9, 10
    • On March 25th, 1960, Michael James Farrer, of 37 Cadogan Street, S.W.3, at University College Hospital. Funeral private. No flowers. [The Times, 28 Mar 1960]
    Probate 20 Jun 1960  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £45,922 17s. 10d.  [9
    • Farrer Michael James of 37 Cadogan Street Chelsea London S.W.3 died 25 March 1960 at The University College Hospital London W.C.1 Probate London 20 June to Beatrice Sheila Farrer widow. Effects £45922 17s. 10d. [NPC]
    Person ID I2424  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 31 May 2013 

    Father Arthur Richmond Farrer,   b. 25 Mar 1858, St Pancras Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 1925, 66 Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Mary Easton,   b. 30 Jun 1862, Tavistock Square, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Aug 1954, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Marriage 06 May 1890  St George, Hanover Square, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 11, 12
    Family ID F0594  Family Group Sheet

    Family Beatrice Sheila Greville,   b. 22 May 1910, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Jun 1976, London City Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 66 years) 
    Engagement 05 Nov 1935    [13
    • The engagement is announced between Michael James, younger son of the late Mr. Arthur Richmond Farrer, and Mrs. Arthur Farrer, 40, Brunswick Gardens, Kensington, and Beatrice Sheila, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brooke Greville, of Brooklyn Cottage, Salfords, Surrey. [The Times]
    Marriage 15 Feb 1936  St Peter, Vere St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 7
    • The marriage of Mr. Michael James Farrer and Miss Beatrice Sheila Brooke Greville will take place quietly at the Church of St. Peter-with-St. Thomas, Vere Street, W.1, on Saturday, February 15, at 1 o'clock. [The Times]
    • On Feb. 15, at the Church of St. Peter-with-St. Thomas, Vere Street, W.1, by the Rev. Dr. Minos Devine, Vicar, Michael James Farrer, younger son of the late Mr. Arthur Richmond Farrer, and Mrs. Arthur Farrer, to Beatrice Sheila Brooke Greville, elder daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brooke Greville. [The Times]
    • The marriage took place on Saturday at the Church of St. Peter-with-St. Thomas, Vere Street, of Mr. Michael James Farrer, younger son of the late Mr. Arthur Richmond Farrer, and of Mrs. Arthur Farrer, of 40, Brunswick Gardens, Kensington, and Miss Beatrice Sheila Brooke Greville, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Brooke Greville, of Brooklyn Cottage, Salfords, Surrey. The Rev. Minos Devine officiated.
      The bride, who was given away by her father, wore her going-away dress of pale lime-green sand crÍpe, with a hip-length coat to match. Her flat sailor hat of brown glazed straw, trimmed with ribbon to match, had a short veil, and she wore a corsage spray of brown and green orchids. Mr. Hugh Farrer was best man.
      There was no reception, but members of the family returned to 40, Brunswick Gardens for a small luncheon party.
      Among those present at the church were:-- Mrs. Brooke Greville, Mr. Ronald Greville, Miss Margaret Greville, Mrs. Arthur Farrer, Lady Farrer, the Hon. Oliver and Mrs. Farrer, Mrs. Percy Farrer, Miss Julia Farrer, Mr. Gaspard Farrer, Mr. Henry Farrer, Mr. and Mrs. C. Cubitt, Miss Harvey, Mrs. Kenneth Foster, Captain and Mrs. J. N. Cheney, Mr. Cator Holland, Miss Mabel Easton, Dr. Frank Easton, [... 23 more names]. [The Times]
    Children 
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     2. Living
    Last Modified 31 May 2013 
    Family ID F1864  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 05 Mar 1903 - Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 8 Albany Rd, Bexhill-on-Sea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1936 - 12 Cromwell Mews, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 15 Feb 1936 - St Peter, Vere St, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 15 Feb 1936 - St Peter, Vere St, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1960 - 37 Cadogan St, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 25 Mar 1960 - University College Hospital, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £45,922 17s. 10d. - 20 Jun 1960 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kensington, 1Q1903.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 8

    3. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 06 Feb 1936.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Marylebone, 1Q1936.

    5. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    6. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    7. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 17 Feb 1936.

    8. [S05] The Times, death notice, 28 Mar 1960.

    9. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Pancras, 1Q1960.
      age 57

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg St G H/S, 2Q1890.

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 20 yrs

    13. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 05 Nov 1935.