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Thomas Farrer

Male 1787 - 1833  (45 years)



  • Name Thomas Farrer  [1, 2
    Birth 16 Dec 1787  Clapham, Yorks Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    • third son of James Farrer, of Lincoln's Inn-fields
    Marriage 18 Sep 1816  Prescot Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Cecilia Willis,   b. abt Apr 1794, Liverpool Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1867, 3 Gloucester Terrace, Regents Park Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1819  Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location ; Solicitor  [4
    Residence 1819  3 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence 1824  Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • The family moved in 1824 to Hampstead, joining the evangelical circle centred upon the Vale of Health. [4]
    Death 23 Sep 1833  Regents Park Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    • On the 23d inst., at his house in the Regent's Park, after a long and severe illness, Thomas Farrer, Esq., of Lincoln's Inn-fields. [Morning Post]
    Notes 
    • Prominent legal family. Elder brother was James William Farrer (1785-1863), barrister & master-in-chancery; he was father of Oliver William Farrer (1819-1876), barrister; grandfather of Bryan Farrer (1858-1944), barrister; g grandfather of Captain John Oliver Farrer, MC (1894-1942); also g grandfather of (Walter) Leslie Farrer. KCVO, (1900-1984), solicitor to George VI, executor of will of John Layard Whytehead; 2g grandfather of William Oliver Farrer (1926-2004), solicitor, senior partner in Farrer & Co, Lincoln's Inn Fields.
    Person ID I2676  Tatham | Richmond branch | Parent of spouse
    Last Modified 21 Oct 2014 

    Family Cecilia Willis,   b. abt Apr 1794, Liverpool Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Jan 1867, 3 Gloucester Terrace, Regents Park Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 72 years) 
    Marriage 18 Sep 1816  Prescot Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    • On Wednesday last, at Prescot, Thomas Farrer, Esq., third son of James Farrer, Esq., of Lincoln's Inn-fields, London, to Cecilia, second daughter of Richard Willis, Esq., of Halsnead, Lancashire [Morning Chronicle, Sat 21 Sep 1816]
    Notes 
    • other children include:
      * Thomas Henry Farrer (1819-1899), 1st Baron Farrer, economist & liberal politician, of Abinger Hall, marr (1) Frances Erskine (1825-1870), (2) Katherine Euphemia Wedgwood (1839-1931);
      * William James Farrer (1822-1911), knighted 1887, solicitor, marr Anna Maria Shaw-Lefevre (1830-1892); three s four d;
      * Cecilia Frances Farrer (~1824-1910), marr Stafford Henry Northcote (1818-1887), 1st Earl of Iddesleigh, conservative politician, chancellor of the exchequer, foreign secretary, 1st lord of the treasury, d. at 10 Downing St; son Arthur Francis Northcote;
      * Mary Farrer (~1826-1905), marr Arthur Hobhouse (1819-1904), 1st Baron Hobhouse, judge, privy councillor, liberal politician.
    Children 
    +1. 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)
    Last Modified 10 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F0685  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 16 Dec 1787 - Clapham, Yorks Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 18 Sep 1816 - Prescot Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 18 Sep 1816 - Prescot Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Solicitor - 1819 - Lincoln's Inn Fields, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1819 - 3 Bedford Place, Bloomsbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1824 - Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 23 Sep 1833 - Regents Park Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S13] thePeerage.com.

    2. [S22] IGI / BVRI, LDS member.

    3. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Chronicle, 21 Sep 1816.
      marriage notice

    4. [S21] Dictionary of National Biography.
      sv his son Thomas Henry Farrer

    5. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 25 Sep 1833.
      death notice