Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar

Male, (1838 - 1894)
FatherThomas Farmar (1790 - 1872)
MotherMary Chapman Shrewsbury (circa 1810 - circa 1884)
RelationshipGrandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthThomas Shrewsbury Farmar was born 28 June 1838 in Dover, Kent, England. 
INFO BIRTH CERFITICATE. 1838 Dover District, Saint Mary Dover Sub-district, County of Kent. #334. Born 28 June 1858, St. Marys Parish, Thomas Shrewsbury, boy, father: Thomas Farmar, Mother Mary Farmar, formerly Shrewsbury. Father a carpenter. Informant, Thomas Farmar, father, of Priory Street. Registered 8 Aug 1838 by William Bourner, Registrar. (CorresRBFRN email-1 attachment 4 27Oct2016) -transcribed by DFarmar from digital file. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Birth. 1838 SepQ Farmar, Thomas Shrewsbury Dover v,106. (GBCivRegInd LDS6101918.) 
INFO BAPTISM. St. Mary the Virgin, Dover. 1 Dec 1839. Farmer, Thomas Shrewsbury, son of Thomas and Mary Chapman Farmer, born 28 June 1838. NOTE younger brother Shadrac baptized the same day. (DovSMPRtr LDS355633, p.820.) 
MarriageHe married Mary Ross, daughter of Andrew Ross, 22 October 1860 in Plumsted, Kent, England. 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. 1860. Marriage in parish of Plumsted, Kent. no.249, married 22 Oct. Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar age 22, bachelor, Police Officer, resident of Plumsted. Father Thomas Farmar, Carpenter. and Mary Ross, 22, spinster, resident of Plumsted. Father Andrew Ross, Tailor. Married in the Parish Church by Banns by T?.S?. Walpole, Curate. Witnesses: Shadrack Farmar, Georgina Ross. (GBCertMarONS.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Marriage. Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar. DecQ,1860 Lewisham, 1d,1025. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102590.) 
INFO CENSUS 1861 (7 Apr 1861). Kent Plumstead. Upper Maxey Rd. 26 Congleton Ter. Thomas S. Farmer, head, mar 22, Laborer Rau??, b. Kent, Dover. Wife Mary, mar 23, b. Essex Colchester. (GBCens1861 LDS542632. Kent Plumstead E.D.13, p.27(130),#165.) 
INFO METROPOLITAN POLICE SERVICE. Warrant #42954. Thomas Farmar (also Farmer). 9 Apr 1864 and 4 Mar 1865 in Wandsworth Div (V) of District 3. 28 Jul 1886 from Islington (N) to Bethnal Green (J - newly established). 7 Oct 1887 pensioned. Last entry: 30Dec1899 Farmer Joined. [The last entry may be a record-keeping formality. Thos S Farmar died in 1894.] (PoliceOrders warrant #42954.) 
Note NOTE: Possible birth for son/stepson: MarQ 1870. Cook Alfred William W.Ham 4a:70. (FreeBMD) (Possibly two different people: In 1871 Census, he is son Albert, age 7, b.Pimlico, Mdx. In 1881 Census, he is stepson Alfred age 12, b. Leytonstone, Essex. West Ham is registration district for Leytonstone, Essex. Divorce file 1879 for Thomas Farmar/Mary Ross says no issue of marriage.) 
INFO CENSUS 1871 (2 Apr 1871). Kensington, Fulham, 4 Albert Terrace. Thomas Farmer, head, marr, 33, Policeman, b. Dover Kent. Wife Mary, 33, b. Colchester Essex. Son Albert 7, scholar, b. Pimlico Mddx, blind from birth. Brother Shadrack, unmar, 31, carpenter, b. Dover Kent. (GBCens1871 RG10/67 87:34.) 
INFO DIVORCE CASE. 7 May 1878. "Petition of Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar of 28 King David Lane Shadwell in the County of Middlesex Police Constable". ... states that he was married to Mary Ross 22 Oct 1860, that he cohabited with his wife at Rathbone Place Macey Road Plumstead Kent and at various places in Kent, Surrey, and Middlesex, and there is no issue of the marriage. From 13 March to 22 May 1876 at No.5 Alice Cottages Plaistow Road,West Ham Essex, "the said Mary Farmar and William Neville lived together as man and wife and on divers occasions committed adultery together." He petitions to dissolve the marriage. signed by Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar. File includes the marriage certificate. 10 Jun 1878 response from co-respondent William Neville via his solicitor Thomas Willis. Neville denies the adultery, was "ignorant that the said Mary Farmar was a married woman." . . . 16 July 1978 - case ordered to be "heard by oral evidence before the Court itself." 18 Feb 1879 - "Petitioner in person set down the Cause & filed Notice." 4 Mar 1879 "Petitioner in person issued subpoena ad test." Document from High Court of Justice Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Division (Divorce) before the Right Honorable Sir James Hannen ... 15 March 1879. Has heard "oral evidence of the Petitioner and the Witnesses produced on his behalf .. . and having heard Counsel thereon on behalf of the Co-Respondent, the Respondent not appearing and defending the suit ... the marriage is dissolved by reason of the adultery committed by the respondent since the celebration of the said marriage. " Decree to be absolute within Six Months. 5 Nov 1879 - " Petitioner in person filed affidavit of himself & Case for Motion". Court document (same court as 15 Mar 1879 document) on 11 Nov 1879 case of Farmar vs Farmar & Neville. Final decree, marriage dissolved. (DivorceMatr File 5651, 1878.) 
Note Note: Divorce decree 15 March 1879 (to be made absolute within 6 months.) 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. 9 June 1879. Marr at St. Johns Church in the Parish of Bethnal Green, County of Middlesex. No. ll. Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar, full age, bachelor, profession farmer, residence 46 Green Street. Father Thomas Farmar (decd) Carpenter. Elizabeth Louisa Cox, full age, spinster, residence 46 Green Street. Father Thomas Cox, decd, Carpenter. Marr acc to the Rites of the established church by Banns. Mortimer Maxwel? OWSMAR>?. Witnesses. Thomas Cook and Sarah Cook. (GBCertMarONS.) 
MarriageThomas Shrewsbury Farmar married Elizabeth Louisa Cox, daughter of Thomas Cox, 9 June 1879 in Bethnal Green, Middlesex, England. 
Note NOTE: WITNESSES for marriage Jun 9,1879, are Thomas and Sarah Cook. Stepson in 1881 census listing is Alfred Cook. No relationship has been found. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Marriage. Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar. JunQ,1879. Bethnal Green 1c,458. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102667.) 
Note NOTE: Divorce from Mary Ross Farmar final on 11 Nov 1879. 
MarriageThomas Shrewsbury Farmar married Elizabeth Louisa Cox, daughter of Thomas Cox, 5 December 1879 in Shadwell, Middlesex, England. 
INFO MARRIAGE CERTIFICATE. 1879 Marr. at the Parish church in the parish of Shadwell in the County of Middlesex. #53 married 5 Dec 1879. Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar, 40, bachelor, police constable of Shadwell. Father Thomas Farmar, carpenter. Elizabeth Louisa Cox, 31, spinster of Shadwell. Father Thomas Cox, carpenter. Marriage solemnized in the presence of Thomas Badsey and Martha Badsey. Rector Benchley Kingsford M.A. (ONSCertMar 1879 #53.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Marriage. Thomas Shrewsbury Farmar. DecQ,1879. Stepney, 1c, 906. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102669.) 
INFO CENSUS 1881 (3 Apr 1881). Middlesex, St. John Hackney. #12 High Street St. Thomas Farmar, head, mar 42 police constable b. Dover Kent; Eliz, wife, mar, 33, b. Chippenham Wilts; Alfred Cook, stepson, 12, scholar, b. Leytonstone Ess. (GBCens1881 RG11/302 101:30) . [Note: Thomas and Sarah Cook were witnesses for 1st wedding in June 1879. Could Alfred be their son?] 
Note NOTE: Pensioned from the Metropolitan Police Force in Oct 1887. 
INFO CENSUS 1891 (5 Apr 1891). London, Hamlet of Mile End Old Town. John Keat House???. Thomas Farmer, head, 52, caretaker, b. Kent, Dover. Wife Elizabeth, 44, -do [for ditto of husband occupation], b. Wilts Chippenham. (GBCens1891 RG12/304:52:1.) 
DeathThomas Shrewsbury Farmar died 1894 in England. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Death 1894 DecQ Thomas Shrewsbury Farmer, 56 Hackney 1b,266. (FreeBMD.) 


Mary Ross (circa 1838 - )