Grace Broadley

Female, (1767 - 1847)
FatherWilliam Broadley (1719 - circa 1805)
MotherMary Austen (circa 1725 - )
INFO BIRTH DATE of 11 June 1767 for Grace Broadley from Broadley family records. (CorresADABR Letter15 Aug 1988.) 
BirthGrace Broadley was born 11 June 1767 in Ringwould, Kent, England. 
MarriageShe married Thomas F. Farmar 14 April 1787 in Ringwould, Kent, England. 
Note NOTE death of husband Thomas F. Farmar 31 May 1832. 
Note FARMAR BUSINESS. Several newspaper notices from 1834-1841, listed for Thomas F. Farmar (Grace's husband), document the eventual sale of the wheelwright and carpenter business, initially continued under the name of Mrs. Grace Farmar. 
INFO CONTINUING BUSINESS. Dover Telegraph, 4 Jan 1834. "Grace Farmar, widow of the late Thos. Farmar, carpenter, wheelwright, and ironmonger, Biggin Street, Dover, begs to return her sincere and grateful thanks to her numerous friends for their kind support since the death of her husband, and respectfully inform them that she continues to carry on the business in its various branches." Money due her husband at the time of his death is requested to be paid to her as the executrix of his estate. (DovTelCPFMP) Printed directly above is the legal notice by solicitor Thomas B. Bass regarding payments to the estate of Thomas Farmar. 
INFO DIRECTORY. 1839 Grace Farmar of 63 Biggin st. listed three times in classified section under the headings Builders & carpenters, Ironmongers, and Wheelwrights. (Pigot1839 p.283,285,287.) 
INFO RELINQUISHING BUSINESS. Notice in Kentish Gazette, 16 Apr 1839. "MRS. GRACE FARMAR Being about to relinquish her Business of WHEELWRIGHT and CARPENTER, carried on in BIGGIN-street, DOVER, presents her thanks to her numerous Friends for the Countenance and support she has received since the death of her late husband, and requests that all accounts now due to her may be paid either to herself, or to Mr. F. Kingsford, Wine Merchant, Castle-street, Dover, on her account; no other Person having any authority to receive or give receipts and discharges for the moneys due to her. Biggin-street, Dover, 15th April, 1839." (KentGazetFMP same: Dover Telegraph 20 Apr 1839 p.1.)) 
INFO WILL signed 24 Apr 1840 with an X. (PCCWillAdm LDS156645 folio 222 #8.) 
INFO CENSUS 1841 (6 June 1841). Dover, Priory Street. Grace Farmar 70 Wheelwright b. Kent; Sarah Farmar 50 b.Kent; Jane Farmar 35 b.Kent; Hannah Kingsford 30 b.Kent; Flavius Kingsford 6 b. Kent. (GBCens1841 LDS306885 Kent, Dover St. Mary's Ed3, p.23.) 
INFO BANKRUPT SALE for property of John and Flavius Ebenezer Kingsford. Dover Telegraph, 16 Oct 1841, page 1. The Auction is announced for 21 Oct 1841 for the sale of Kingsford property including a dwelling house, manufacturing facilities, wine cellars and vaults, etc., on Biggin-Street Dover, used for their business in wine and spirits. "Also a Carpenter's Yard, and Buildings in the rear of the above, late in the occupation of Mrs. Farmar, and communicating with Priory Street." (DovTelCPFMP.) 
DeathGrace Broadley died 17 March 1847 in Dover, Kent, England, at age 79. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. Dover Chronicle. "Deaths: March 17, at Dover, aged 80, Mrs. Grace Farmar, widow of the late Mr. Thomas Farmar, builder." (DovChron 20 Mar 1847, p.3) (also South Eastern Gazette, 30 Mar 1847 - same notice with "aged 80 years" at end. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE in Newspaper. "March 17, at Dover, Mrs. Grace Farmer, relict of the late Mr. Thos. Farmer, aged 80." (DovTelegr, p.8.) 
INFO DEATH CERTIFICATE. Grace Farmar, died 17 March 1847 St. Mary's Parish. Female, age 80. Widow of Thomas Farmar Carpenter. Cause "General Decay, Chest Affection some years - Certified." Informant: W. Farmar in attendance, 50 York Street. Registered 20 Mar 1847. (GBCertDeaDov, sub-distr of St Mary's 1847 #271). 
INFO PROBATE. Will of Grace Farmar of Dover, widow, "carrying on the trade of a Wheelright and Carpenter..." Executor shall convert all effects and property into money. Divides proceeds of estate into 11 parts -- one for children of deceased son Broadley, for son John, for son William, for dtr Sarah Farmar, for dtr Mary Eaton widow, for dtr Ann Pearce wife of George Pearce, for dtr Elizabeth wife of John Atkins, for dtr Esther wife of William Broadley, for dtr Jane Farmar, two parts for dtr Hannah wife of Flavius Ebenezer Kingsford (son Thomas has received compensation from Kingsford for his 1/11th share). Thomas or heirs not to receive any benefit under the will. Executor to be son William. Signed 24 April 1840 with an X mark. Witnesses Sam Watson Solicitor Bourourie? Street London and Henry Holmes Atkins, Carpenter of Buckland, Kent. Will proved 26 March 1847 before Augustus Frederic Bayford. William Farmar executor. (PCCWillAdm LDS156645 folio 222 #8.) 
INFO PROBATE CALENDAR. "Grace Farmar £100. On the twenty sixth day the Will of Grace Farmar late of Dover in the County of Kent Wheelright Widow deceased was proved by the Oath of William Farmar the son the sole Executor to whom Admon was granted having been first sworn duly to administer." (PCCCalen LDS172132.) 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. Maidstone and South Eastern Gazette 30Mar1847. DEATHS. March 17, at Dover, Grace, widow of the late Mr. Thomas Farmar, builder, aged 80 years. (BritNewspFMP.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Death. Grace Farman [sic]. MarQ,1847. Dover V,98. (GBCivRegInd LDS6103124.) 
INFO DEATH DUTY REGISTER. Grace Farmar of Dovor Kent ... Executor William Farmar of 50 York Street Dovor, Schoolmaster. Sum sworn under £100. Related Correspondence 15 April 1847 and 19 May 1848. Terms of will summarized (part not readable). Value column says "No Residue RA 1686/48" (PRO IR26/1769 CP/2630 #159.) 
INFO GRAVEYARD MONUMENT, Eythorne Baptist Chapel. with husband Thomas Farmar and eleven others in Farmar family. Grace d. 17 Mar 1847, age 79. (EytBapCemDF.) 


Thomas F. Farmar (circa 1763 - 1832)