Thomas Farmar

Male, (1790 - 1872)
FatherThomas F. Farmar (circa 1763 - 1832)
MotherGrace Broadley (1767 - 1847)
RelationshipSon of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthThomas Farmar was born 23 September 1790 in Eythorne, Kent, England. 
INFO BIRTH Record at Eythorne Baptist Church. Thos Farmar, born 23 Sept 1790, son of Thos & Grace Farmer of the parish of Eythorn. (EytBapPRBir LDS596907#6 1790.) 
INFO ENROLLMENT AS APPRENTICE. 12 Oct 1804. Son Thomas Farmer "being of the age of 14 years and upwards", apprenticed by indenture dated 27 Sep 1804 to his father Thomas Farmar of Dover carpenter for term of 7 years. Father responsible for his total care during the entire term. (DovAppren LDS1656692 #3 pp.132-33.) 
INFO ENROLLMENT AS FREEMAN of Dovor 2 Oct 1812 Thomas Farmer, residence Dovor, by right of apprenticeship. (DovFree1760 LDS1656692#5 p.55.) 
INFO WITNESS for marriage of sister Mary to John Clark Atkins at St. Mary's Dover on 5 Oct 1812. (DovSMPRtr LDS355634, p.1109.) 
INFO ADULT BAPTISM. Parish of Swingfield 26 Mar 1815. Thomas, age 24, son of Thomas and Grace Farmar of St. Marys Dover, carpenter, by Wm. Toumay offg. minister. (CantBapFMP.) 
INFO BANNS. Parish of St. Mary the Virgin, Dover [Kent, England]. 1816, #254. "Banns of Marriage beween Thomas Farmer of this Parish & Catherine Hambrook of this Parish were published on the three Sundays underwritten: That is to say, On Sunday, the 17 March. On Sunday, the 24 March. On Sunday, the 31 March." (CantBanImFMP.) 
INFO MARRIAGE. Parish of St Mary the Virgin, Dover, Kent, 1816, no.281. " Thomas Farmar of this Parish bachelor and Catherine Hambrook of this Parish spinster were married in this Church by Banns with consent of --- this eleventh Day of May in the Year One thousand eight hundred and sixteen. By me John Maule Minister." (Signatures of Thomas Farmar and Catharine [sic] Hambrook). In the presence of William Gardner and Mary Linderdown (?)- by her mark -X. (CantMarImFMP.) 
MarriageHe married Catharine Hambrook, daughter of William Hambrook and Mary Belsey, 11 May 1816 in Dover, Kent, England. 
INFO WITNESS for marriage of sister Elizabeth to John Atkins at St. Mary's Dover, 30 Nov 1816. (DovSMPRtr LDS355634, p.1175.) 
INFO FATHER'S WILL (written 26 May 1821, proved 1832) gives first right to buy the wheelright business to son Thomas after wife Grace's death. (EpCCCantWill LDS188891, liber 70, p.33.) 
INFO NEWSPAPER REPORT. Kentish Chronicle, 22 June 1821. Thomas Farmar and Thomas Farmar, jun. are among the signers of a petition to claim for the Free Barons of Dover their traditional rights for service at the impending Coronation [of George IV to be held 19 July 1821]. "We, the undersigned Free Barons of the Town and Port of Dover, therefore most respectfully request you will be pleased forthwith to convene a general Meeting of the Free Barons of this town, in order that two of their numbermay be duly elected to serve the office of Canopy bearers, according to ancient custom and tenor of our Charter." (KentChronFMP.) 
INFO CHURCH DEACON. After 1823. Thos. Farmar and Wm Farmar are on list of deacons for Pentside and Queen Street Baptist churches. (DovBapHist, p.44) [Note: Pentside was founded in 1823, and possibly moved to Queen Street Chapel in early 1900's. No reliable dates found for Queen Street.]. 
INFO POLL BOOK. Dover 1826 includes Thomas Farmar, jun. Carpenter, Dover. (DovPoll1826, p.21.) 
INFO WITNESS for marriage of sister Ann to George Pearce on May 27 1826. (DovSMPRtr LDS355634, p.1151.) 
INFO POLL BOOK Dover, 1830. includes as voters: Thos Farmar, sen., Carpenter; Thos. Farmar jun., Carpenter, John Farmar, Cordwainer, and William Farmar, Schoolmaster, all of Dover. (DovPoll1830, pp.13-14.) 
INFO OCCUPATION for Thomas in christening record for son Frederick (Aug 28 1831) is Carpenter. (DovSMPRtr LDS355633, p. 747.) 
INFO MEETING OF SELECT VESTRY. Dover. 24 Apr 1832, Tuesday, Mr. T. Farmar is one of fifteen members present. He is also to be one of nine members of the newly formed House committee to meet on Thursdays. NOTE: T. Farmar is present on most Tuesdays through 10 April 1833 and served as chairman on 5 Dec 1832. NOTE also bills paid to him 31 May 1832 and 19 Dec 1833. (DovChesVest LDS1850515 24 Apr 1832 - 10 Apr 1833, 19 Dec 1833.) 
INFO POLL BOOK 1832 includes Thomas Farmar, carpenter; John Farmar cordwainer, and William, schoolmaster, all of Biggin-street in the listing of Freemen. (DovPoll1832, p.11.) 
INFO POLL BOOK 1835 includes Thomas Farmar, carpenter and John, cordwainer, of Biggin-street and William Farmar, Schoolmaster of Black-ditch. (DovPoll1835, p.16.) 
INFO BURGESSES LIST. Dover. St. Marys Town ward. 1835 Thomas Farmer, house, Queen's gardens. (DovBurg LDS1656693#1 1835.) 
Note NOTE: Wife Catharine probably died before 1837. 
MarriageThomas Farmar married Mary Chapman Shrewsbury, daughter of John Richard Shrewsbury and Mary Chapman Mackney, 31 January 1837 in Dover, Kent, England. 
INFO MARRIAGE. St. Mary the Virgin, Dover. 31 Jan 1837 Thomas Farmar, widower, and Mary Chapman Claringbould, widow, born in parish of St. Mary Dover, Witnesses: John Weekes and Elizabeth Weekes. (DovSMPRtr LDS355634, p.1188.) 
INFO INDEX REF. Marriage news. Thomas Farmer m. 31 Jan at Dover to Mrs. Mary C. Claringbould. Dover Telegraph 4 Feb 1837 8(4). (EKPI ref.379 27Jun2001.) 
INFO POLL BOOK 1837. includes freemen Thomas Farmar, carpenter of Queen's gardens, John, porter of Military road, and William, schoolmaster of York-street. (DovPoll1837, p.9.) 
INFO OCCUPATION for Thomas in christening record for son Shadrac (1 Dec 1839) is Carpenter. (DovSMPRtr LDS355633, p.820.) 
INFO MOTHER'S WILL (written 1840, proved 1847) grants no benefit to Thomas or his heirs. It states that Thomas has been paid for his eleventh share by brother-in-law Flavius Ebenezer Kingsford. (PCCWillAdm LDS156645 folio 222 #8.) 
INFO CENSUS 1841 (6 June 1841). Dover Cannon St. Thomas Farmer 50 carpenter b. in county; Mary Farmer 30 b. in county; George Farmer 14 b. in county; Thomas Farmer 2 b. in county; Shadrack Farmer 1 county. Mary Beasly and daughter seem to be the primary residents of this household. NOTE: child Frederick (b.1831) is missing. (GBCens1841 LDS306885 Kent, Dover, St. Mary's Ed4 p.5.) 
INFO POLL BOOK. 1841 includes freemen Thomas Farmar of Townwall-street, John of Prince's street and William of York-street. (DovPoll1841, p.21.) 
Note NOTE: The family moved to Erith between June 1841 & April 1842. 
INFO Pos. PARISH CHEST. Possible: entry in Dover Parish Chest records for 11 Nov 1841. "Meeting to consider propriety of advancing a sum of Moy [=money] to T. Farman [sic] to enable him & his family to emigrate when it was resolved that no money should be granted." NOTE: Thomas and family did move from Dover to Erith between 1841 and 1842. (DovParChest.) 
Note NOTE: Thomas is not in the Dover poll book July 1847. 
INFO CENSUS 1851 (30 Mar 1851). Erith. House #13. Thomas Farmar, Head, m, age 59. Carpenter, b. Kent-Eythorne. Wife Mary Farmar, m. age 43, Straw bonnet maker, b. Kent Deal. Children: Thomas Farmar, son, sing, 12, scholar, b. Kent Dover. Shadrack Farmar, son, sing, 11, scholar, b. Kent Dover, Caroline Farmar, dtr, sing, 6, scholar, b. Kent, Erith. Esther Farmar, dtr, sing. 2, at home, b. Kent Erith. Broadley Townsend, nephew, sing 4, scholar, b. Middx, Islington. (GBCens1851 LDS193506 Erith.) 
INFO CENSUS 1861 (7 Apr 1861). Charlton. 23 Peter Street. Thomas Farmar, head, mar, 69, Carpenter, b. Kent Eythorne. Wife Mary C. 52, straw bonnet maker, b. Kent Deal. Dtr Caroline unmar, 16, dress maker, b. Erith. Dtr Esther 12, scholar, b. Erith. (GBCens1861 LDS542659 RG9/546 e.d.3,f.57.) 
INFO CENSUS 1871 (2 Apr 1871). Charlton, 55 High St. Thomas Farmer, lodger, mar, 80. formerly carpenter, b. Kent Eythorne. wife Mary C. Farmer, 66, b.Deal [no occup]. Head of household: Sarah A. Tumber, widow, 42, midwife b. Dover and children. (GBCens1871, LDS827258 RG10.1006, p.4.) 
DeathThomas Farmar died 18 November 1872 in Charlton, Kent, England, at age 82. 
INFO DEATH REG CERTIFICATE. Thomas Farmar. Dover, District of Saint James, 1872 #35. died 18 November 1872 at 55 High Street Charlton, Thomas Farmar, male, age: 82 years, occupation: carpenter. cause: natural decay certified. Informant: Mary Farmar, present at the death, 55 High Street, Charlton. Registered 19 November 1872. Steph M Pain. (GBCertDeaDov.) 
INFO BURIAL in Charlton Cemetery; the cemetery consecrated 10 Oct 1872. "Unfortunately, the first Charlton burial of Thomas Farmer, retired carpenter, aged 81, of 55 High Street, has no headstone surviving." (KFHSJour 9:525-27 Mar 2001.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Death. Thomas Farmar 82. D 4Q 1872. Dover 2a,468. (GBCivRegInd LDS6103227.) 

Family 1

Catharine Hambrook (circa 1789 - )

Family 2

Mary Chapman Shrewsbury (circa 1810 - circa 1884)