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Edmund Hugh Farrer

Male 1876 - 1955  (78 years)



  • Name Edmund Hugh Farrer  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 30 Mar 1876  Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 01 May 1876  St Andrew, Wells St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Edmund Hugh Farrer (1876-1955)
    Edmund Hugh Farrer (1876-1955)
    Baptism register
    Residence Apr 1881  16 Devonshire Place, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education abt 1889 - 1894  Clifton College Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • dates est
    Residence Apr 1891  34 College Rd, Clifton Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • boarder
    Occupation Mar 1901  Articled to Accountant  [7
    Residence Mar 1901  16 Devonshire Place, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Marriage 08 Nov 1913  Johannesburg, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Violet Isabella Macnaghten,   b. 10 Oct 1873, Multan, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1918, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation aft 1918  Secretary for Finance, Union of South Africa  [4
    • Secretary for Finance, Union of South Africa, since 1918; Union Buildings, Pretoria. [Curtis]
    Residence aft 1918  Pretoria, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Decoration 1922  CMG  [4
    Occupation abt 1930 -  Company Director, De Beers  [5, 8, 9
    • passengers on "Dunottar Castle" arr Southampton 05 Apr 1937: Edmund Hugh Farrer, 60, company director; Ada Jane Farrer, 55, wife; Sylvia Mary Farrer, 21, student; emb Cape Town, 1st class, resid South Africa, UK address Langham Hotel, London.
    Marriage est 1930  South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Ada Jane (Cross),   b. abt 1882, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1942, 3 Egerton Rd, Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 27 Oct 1948  Chapel of St John's Hostel, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Cecile Hope Pickering,   b. est 1881, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 19 Feb 1955  Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 12
    • Mr. Edmund Hugh Farrer, C.M.G., formerly secretary for finance in South Africa, and, since his retirement from the South African Civil Service, a director of De Beers, died on Saturday at Kimberley at the age of 78. [The Times]
    Person ID I2442  Tatham | Richmond branch | Descendant
    Last Modified 06 Jun 2014 

    Father Frederick Willis Farrer,   b. 07 Sep 1829, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Apr 1909, 16 Devonshire Place, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Mary Richmond,   b. 28 Dec 1837, Rome, Italy Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Apr 1916, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 18 Jun 1857  St Marylebone, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Family ID F0593  Family Group Sheet

    Family 1 Violet Isabella Macnaghten,   b. 10 Oct 1873, Multan, Punjab Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1918, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years) 
    Marriage 08 Nov 1913  Johannesburg, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Children 
     1. Living
    Last Modified 02 May 2014 
    Family ID F0601  Family Group Sheet

    Family 2 Ada Jane (Cross),   b. abt 1882, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Mar 1942, 3 Egerton Rd, Kimberley, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Marriage est 1930  South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Notes 
    • Edmund Hugh Farrer remarried after his wife's death [MS note in SofG copy of Curtis]
    Last Modified 06 Jun 2014 
    Family ID F1992  Family Group Sheet

    Family 3 Cecile Hope Pickering,   b. est 1881, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 27 Oct 1948  Chapel of St John's Hostel, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    • On Oct. 27, 1948, in the Chapel of St. John's Hostel, Cape Town, by the Rev. Cecil T. Wood, Edmund Hugh Farrer, C.M.G., to Cecile Hope, daughter of the late William Pickering, D.S.O., of Kimberley, and the widow of Guy Sinclair Scott. [The Times]
    Last Modified 02 May 2014 
    Family ID F1993  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Mar 1876 - Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 01 May 1876 - St Andrew, Wells St, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 16 Devonshire Place, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1889 - 1894 - Clifton College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 34 College Rd, Clifton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - 16 Devonshire Place, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 08 Nov 1913 - Johannesburg, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 08 Nov 1913 - Johannesburg, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - aft 1918 - Pretoria, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - est 1930 - South Africa? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - est 1930 - South Africa? Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 27 Oct 1948 - Chapel of St John's Hostel, Cape Town, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 27 Oct 1948 - Chapel of St John's Hostel, Cape Town, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 19 Feb 1955 - Kimberley, South Africa Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Marylebone, 2Q1876.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Andrew, Wells St, 01 May 1876.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 5

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

    5. [S05] The Times, obituary, 21 Feb 1955.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.

    8. [S12] Passenger Lists, Dunottar Castle, 05 Apr 1937.

    9. [S05] The Times, company notice, 25 Sep 1945.
      De Beers financial statement

    10. [S09] Estimate.

    11. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 09 Nov 1948.

    12. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham, MS note in SofG copy.