Alfred Farmer Atkins

Male, (1830 - )
FatherJohn Atkins (circa 1774 - circa 1855)
MotherElizabeth Farmar (1796 - 1852)
RelationshipGrandson of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthAlfred Farmer Atkins was born 6 December 1830 in Deal, Kent, England. 
INFO BAPTISM RECORD. St. Leonard Deal. 5 Jan 1831, Alfred Farmer, son of John & Elizabeth Atkins, of Lower St., Lower Deal, mariner. (DealSLPRBt LDS 1786327 #974.) 
INFO SEAMEN REGISTER BT113/114. #258081. Alfred Farmer Atkins. age in 1846 16. Age when ticketed 15, can write yes. Born Deal 6 Dec 1830. Capacity: Apprentice. Height 4 ft 11-1/2 in. Fair complexion. Dark hair, blue eyes, mark over left eye. First to sea as apprentice 29 May 1845. Not in navy or foreign serv. When unemployed resides at Deal. Issued at Liverpool. 29 May 1845. Voyages are listed in columns for 1845-46-47-48, all VERY DARK and hard to read, all as apprentice. No ship names, only numbers. (SeaReg1845 LDS1483088 #258081.) 
Note NOTE: Brother Thomas Broadley Atkins named his first son, born 9 Dec 1850, Alfred Farmer Atkins. Was it a memorial because Alfred Farmer Atkins had recently died or just naming a child after a family member?