Mary Eliza Farmar

Female, (1872 - 1948)
FatherFrederick Thomas Farmar (1833 - 1913)
MotherEllen Chant (circa 1841 - 1934)
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthMary Eliza Farmar was born 1872 in Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Birth. 1872. Farmar, Mary Eliza #683 [Wairau]. (NZCivRegInd LDS6341153). 
INFO DIRECTORIES. 1896/97 and 1897/98 Farmar, Miss Mary, teacher, Manukau. (StonWellDir, LDS447596)). 
INFO LEAVE OF ABSENCE. Evening Post [Wellington NZ], 25 Nov 1896, p.5. "The monthly meeting of the Board of Education was held this morning. . . . Miss Mary Farmar (Manukau) was granted leave of absence, on account of ill-health, from the present date until the end of the holidays." (EveningPosPP). 
INFO TEACHER LISTING. Public Schools. Blenheim Girls School staff 1901. Mary Farmar, temporary, classification D3, position assistant female teacher, salary £110 (pub in Journal of the House of Representatives. 1902,vol.2,sec.E1,p.39). (CorresJOCAT Letter, 9Aug2004 encl.5). 
INFO MARRIAGE CERT INFO. 26 April 1909. Broadlbent, Samuel George age 35, bachelor, farmer, b. Auckland, resides Christchurch, usual res. Martinborough, parents Joseph Sondon [Broadbent] sheep farmer and Agnes Cross (nee Snodgrass). Mary Eliza Farmar age 36, spinster, b. Blenheim, resides Christchurch, usual res. Christchurch, parents Frederick Thomas gentleman and Ellen (nee Chant). Witnesses: Ernest Maunsell, farmer, Ulawakeke?, Carterton, N.I. and Mary Broadbent, teacher, Carterton, Muriel Broom. (LtrNZF22Se88). 
MarriageShe married Samuel George Broadbent, son of Joseph Sondon Broadbent and Agnes Cross Snodgrass, 26 April 1909 in Christchurch, New Zealand. 
INFO WEDDING REPORT in the Marlborough Express 10 May 1909. "A wedding of considerable interest locally was celebrated in St. John's Church, Christchurch, on Monday 26th April, when Miss M. Farmar, daughter of Mr and Mrs F.T. Farmar, was married to Mr Samuel Broadbent of Carterton. ...bridesmaids, Miss M. Broadbent, (siser of the bridegroom), and Miss Muriel Brown ... Mr. R. Hounsell as best man, with Mr Archie Broadbent as groomsman. ...the bride, who was formerly a member of the choir, was preceded to the altar by the choir boys, singing "The Voice that Breathed o'er Eden. ... After the ceremony a reception was held by the bride's parents at Broadway's ... The happy couple left in the afternoon for their future home, Martinborough." (MarlExpress 10 May 1909, p.5). 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Marriage 1909 Farmar, Mary Eliza. #3068. (NZCivRegInd LDS6341154). 
INFO FATHER'S OBITUARY Marlborough Express 26 June 1913 lists dtr Mrs. Broadbent of the North Island. (MarlExpress, June 26, 1913, page 5e). 
INFO BROTHER'S OBITUARY. Marlborough Express 28 Jul 1932. Arthur James Farmar. Survivors include Mrs. S. Broadbent of Te Kawa, King Country. (MarlExpress, 28 July 1932). 
INFO MOTHER'S OBITUARY Marlborough Express, 20 July 1934 Mrs. Ellen Farmar - lists daughter Mrs. S. Broadbent of King Country. (MarlExpress, July 20, 1934, p.4f). 
INFO BROTHER'S OBITUARY. Marlborough Express, 20 Sep 1937, Mr. F.B .Farmar. Survivors include Mrs.S. Broadbent of Te Kawa. (MarlExpress, 20 Sep 1937, p.4e). 
DeathMary Eliza Farmar died 13 May 1948 in Te Awamutu, New Zealand. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. 14 May 1948. BROADBENT--On 13th May 1948, at a private hospital, Te Awamutu, Mary Eliza, dearly loved wife of Samuel George Broadbent, of Sloane Street, Te Awamutu, aged 75 years. A service will be held at St. John's Anglican Church, Te Awamutu, tomorrow (Saturday), at 3 pm, the funeral then leaving for Te Awamutu Cemetery. (TeAwaCourier, Fri, 14 May 1948). 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. Broadbent, May 13, 1948 at a private hospital, Te Awamutu, Mary Ellen, wife of Samuel George Broadbent of Sloane St, Te Awamutu, aged 74 yr. Service at St. John's Anglican Church, Te Awamutu, today (Sat) at 3 pm, funeral then leaving for Te Awamutu Cemetery. (NZHerald 15 May 1948, p.1). 
INFO CEMETERY HEADSTONE. Te Awamutu Public Cemetery. Mary, wife of Samuel George Broadbent, d. 13 May 1948, a.75. (NZCemRec LDS6341119#67 C07.11 p.33 #759). 
INFO PROBATE FILE LOCATION. Archives New Zealand. Hamilton Probates. Broadbent, Mary Eliza - Te Awamutu and Te Kawa - wife of Samuel G, 1948-1948. Agency BCDG; series 4420, box/item Box 320; record no.7424. Held at Auckland. (ArchNZArchwy).