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Brighid Mary Althea Farrer

Female 1908 - 1979  (70 years)



  • Name Brighid Mary Althea Farrer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Biddy" 
    Birth 30 Nov 1908  Durrington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 5
    Residence Apr 1911  Manor House, Porton Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence 1931  52 Lower Sloane St, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • possibly a hotel or residential club
    Marriage 26 Jul 1934  Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 7
    Vere Bernard Cammell,   b. 24 Apr 1898, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1975, N E Hants Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence abt 1936 - 1947  Nyasaland Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8
    • Passengers on Union-Castle SS "Llandaff Castle" arr Southampton 06 Jan 1936: 1st class, emb Beira, resid Nyasaland, UK address c/o Naval & Military Club : Vere Bernard Cammell, 37, civil servant; Brighid Mary Cammell, 27; Jilian Eve Cammell, 5; John Richard Oliver Cammell, [?].
    • Passengers on Union-Castle SS "Llandovery Castle" arr London 07 Aug 1947: 1st class emb Beira, previous res Nyasaland, UK address Mullens Pond, Weyhill, Andover: Vere Bernard Cammell, 49, civil servant; Brighid M A Cammell, 7; Percival I Farrer, 75.
    Residence 1979  4 The Grange, Frensham Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Death 27 Apr 1979  Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 9
    Probate abt Jun 1979    [9
    • Executors: William Oliver Farrer, John Haines Evans. Solicitors: Farrer & Co.
    Person ID I2440  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 22 Nov 2012 

    Father Percival Inglis Farrer,   b. 13 Nov 1871, St Pancras Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Feb 1949, Westfield, Mullens Pond, Weyhill Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Beatrix Edyth Northcote,   b. 29 Nov 1884, Tiverton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1940, Westfield, Mullens Pond, Weyhill Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 55 years) 
    Marriage abt Aug 1907  Amesbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11, 12
    • Marriage listed twice in BMD index: reg Amesbury 3Q1907; reg Cosford 1Q1908.
      Curtis & thePeerage.com give date 01 Jan 1908.
      Not announced in The Times Apr 1907 to Mar 1908.
    Notes 
    • Percival Farrer married his first cousin once removed, Beatrix-Edyth, dau. of the Rev. the Hon. Arthur Francis Northcote: see Burke's "Peerage", Iddesleigh. [Curtis]
      His father Frederick Willis Farrer was younger brother of her grandmother Cecilia Frances Farrer (1824-1910), marr Stafford Henry Northcote (1818-1887), 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, Chancellor of the Exchequer, First Lord of the Treasury, Foreign Secretary, etc etc.
    Family ID F0599  Family Group Sheet

    Family Vere Bernard Cammell,   b. 24 Apr 1898, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Aug 1975, N E Hants Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Engagement 16 Jun 1934    [7
    • The marriage arranged between Mr. V. B. Cammell, Colonial Civil Service, Zomba, Nyasaland, and Miss. B. M. A. Farrer, eldest daughter of Mr. and Mrs. P. I. Farrer, Mullins Pond, Weyhill, Andover, will take place in Kimberley, South Africa, on July 26. [The Times]
    Marriage 26 Jul 1934  Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 7
    Notes 
    • Two other children, Jill & Fortune, named in death notice of Vere Cammell.
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Living
    Last Modified 06 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1758  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Nov 1908 - Durrington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Manor House, Porton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1931 - 52 Lower Sloane St, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 26 Jul 1934 - Kimberley, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 26 Jul 1934 - Kimberley, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1936 - 1947 - Nyasaland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1979 - 4 The Grange, Frensham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 27 Apr 1979 - Surrey S W Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Amesbury, 1Q1909.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 2 b Durrington

    3. [S12] Passenger Lists, Llandaff Castle, 06 Jan 1936.

    4. [S35] London Gazette, probate notice, 18 Sep 1975.
      Vere Bernard Cammell

    5. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Surrey S W, 2Q1979.
      b 30 Nov 1908

    6. [S25] Electoral Registers.

    7. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 16 Jun 1934.

    8. [S12] Passenger Lists, Llandovery Castle, 07 Aug 1947.

    9. [S35] London Gazette, probate notice, 17 May 1979.

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

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Amesbury, 3Q1907.

    12. [S13] thePeerage.com.