Zoe Patricia Farmar

Female, (1912 - 1972)
FatherEgbert Farmar (1875 - 1935)
MotherMary Breene (1880 - 1914)
Relationship2nd great-granddaughter of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthZoe Patricia Farmar was born 2 January 1912 in Shanklin, Isle of Wight, England. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Birth. 1912 MarQ. Farmar, Zoe P. Breene I Wight 2b,1144. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102212.) 
INFO TELEPHONE DIRECTORY. London Feb 1931, Feb 1932. Farmar Zoe, 52 Grosvenor st W.1 AMBassdr 2668. -Also same entry for Z. Farmar, Aug 1931. (BritPhoneAnc.) 
INFO OCCUPATION. Zoe started work at the Daily Express in about 1932 as assistant to friend Molly Castle, editor of the Women's Page. Continued as a journalist with the newspaper. Her article on Russian artillery in 1942? noted in biography. (SidBernstBio pp. 75, 137,150.) 
INFO SHIP LEAVING UK: Queen Mary, 27 May 1936. Departing Southampton for New York. Cabin passenger Zoe Farmar, age 24, address: 35A Three Kings Yard, W1. Occupation: press. Residence and intended future residence England. (UKOutPassAnc.) 
INFO PASSENGER LIST New York arrival on the Queen Mary, 1 Jun 1936. Cabin class passenger: Farmar, Zoe Patricia. age 24, female, single. Journalist, can read & write English. Nationality Britain, race English. Born England Shanklin. Passport #PV8671 issued London 23 May 1936 [??]. Last permanent residence - England London. Nearest relative: sister Miss Kathleen Farmar, 35A Three Kings YD, London, W; final destination England v NY; has ticket paid by self; has $500, never in U.S.previously; going to friend Sydney Bernstein, 1540 Broadway, NY, NY; stay in US 3 wks, not a polygamist or anarchist, never deported, good health, height 5ft, 10in; fair complexion, brown eyes and hair, no identifying marks. [some column headings illegible]. (orig: NYPassList19 T715 roll 5810 p.8) from (NYPassAnc) NOTE: This was the maiden voyage of the Queen Mary. 
MarriageShe married Sidney Lewis Bernstein, son of Alexander Bernstein, 26 November 1936 in London, England. 
INFO WEDDING in registry office, 26 Nov 1936, followed by "...lunch at the Grovener Hotel, before Sidney and Zoe caught a plane to Paris and the Ritz." (SidBernstBio p.106.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Marriage Farmar, Zoe P. Spouse: Bernstein, Sidney L. DecQ 1936 Paddington 1a,170. (GBCivRegInd LDS6102897.) 
INFO PUBLICATION OF ARTICLE. "Study your face and make the most of your looks." by Zoe Farmar, in Smart Love Stories, volume 6, #2, July 1937. New York: Street and Smith -Atlas Publishing Co, 1937. Reference in Biblio.Com database as of 2 October 2006. Ref. copies in FictionMagsIndex on www.philsp.com. (BiblioCom.) 
INFO OCCUPATION. Joined the News Chronicle as a journalist under new editor Sir Gerald Barry in 1944. She covered stories in the U.S., including the early McCarthy hearings. (SidBernstBio pp. 173-174.) 
INFO PASSENGER LIST. Arrival in Southampton from New York. Queen Mary, 15 Jul 1946. #25 Bernstein Sidney, 1st class, age 47, UK address: 40 Arlington House, London, no profession, last permanent residence England, future residence England. #26 Zoe P. Bernstein, age 34, housewife. (UKInPassAnc.) 
INFO PASSENGER LIST. New York arrival of "Queen Elizabeth" from Southampton, Engalnd. The original typewritten list showed both Sidney and Zoe Bernstein, but Sidney is crossed off. #4. Zoe Patricia Bernstein, age 34, f, married, journalist, can read and write English, nationality: Britain, English race, born England Shanklin, document #sec 3(2) PV.4428, issued London 23 Oct 1946, last permanent residence London, England, relative in country of origin Br/law Mr. C. Bernstein, 49 Stockley Hall, Regents Pk L'don. Destination England v. N.Y., has ticket paid by husband, was previously in U.S.1945-46, in Cal. ending July 1946. Going to London News Chronicle, 50 Rockefeller Pl. N.Y., staying 6 mos; not polygamist or anarchist, good health, no deformities, 5ft,6in. tall, fresh complexion, brown hair and eyes, no identifying marks. (NYPassAnc.) 
INFO PASSENGER LIST - NY Arrival 27 Sep 1947. Air Passenger Manifest. American Overseas Airlines, Inc. Flight 53/26. Aircraft NC-90924. Embarkation: London England. Date: 26 Sep 1947. Disembarkation New York NY. #8. Jane E. Goodwin age 63, F, Passport Brit. 689161 ... Head Tax Due. #9 Zoe Bernstein age 35, F, Passport Brit 364184 Lon 3/4/41 Head Tax Due. Address for both: 40 Arlington Hse, Arlington St, Lon. IMMIGRATION CARDS: #375 Zoe Patricia Bernstein nee Farmar. 40, Arlington House, Piccadilly, London, S.W. 1. Journalist. Born 2 Jan 1912 at Shanklin, IOW, England, female, married, brown hair, brown eyes, 5' 6", British nationality, English race. In U.S. previously for 11 mths. on 3 visits from '36-'46. Intended stay: 6 mths. Bus. [=business]. Nearest relative at home: Mrs K. Butt, Str [=sister], Lympstone Grange, Nr Exmouth Devon England. Destination: Mr. Bernstein, 514 Palm Drive, Beverley Hills, California. Passport number . ... Immigration Card #374 for housekeeper: Jane Edith Goodwin, 29, Tasso Rd, London W.6, b. 31 Jan 1884 Faversham, England, female, single, grey hair and eyes, 5' 5", British nationality, English race. Scar on back. To stay 6 mths, Pl. [=pleasure] Relative: Miss Goodwin str [=sister], New Mile Chase, Ascot Berks, England. Destination Mr. Sidney Bernstein (Transatlantic Picture Corp.) Beverley Hills, Calif. Passport number. .. (NYPassAnc.) 
INFO PASSENGER LIST. Arrival in UK Southampton from New York, on ship "Queen Mary" 25 March 1948. Zoe Bernstein, first class, 36, UK residence - 40 Arlington House, London, S.W.1, journalist, last permanent residence England, intended residence England. (UKInPassAnc.) 
INFO SEPARATION from husband Sidney Bernstein about 1950. Moved to Vincent Square Westminster. (SidBernstBio p.196.) 
INFO NEWSPAPER AD for first issue of Contact Magazine. Advertised in The Times [London] 24 May 1950, p.8. Contributors include Zoe Farmar. (TimesLondDig 24 May 1950, p.8.) 
MarriageZoe Patricia Farmar married Robin Lewis Barry, son of Iris Barry, 1959 in England. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Marriage. DecQ 1959. Bernstein, Zoe P. spouse: Barry. Westminster 5c:766. (GBCivRMarAnc.) 
DeathZoe Patricia Farmar died 30 January 1972 in London, England, at age 60. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE in The Times London, Tuesday, 1 Feb 1972. DEATHS "Barry.--On 30th January 1972, Zoe, beloved wife of Robin Barry, of 84 Vincent Square, S.W.1." (TimesLond 1 Feb 1972, p.24.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX Death 1972 MarQ. Barry, Zoe Patricia; birth 1 Ja 1912. St.Marylebone 5d:2344. (GBCivRDeaAnc.)