Bertha Louisa Farmar

Female, (1875 - 1962)
FatherFrederick Thomas Farmar (1833 - 1913)
MotherEllen Chant (circa 1841 - 1934)
RelationshipGreat-granddaughter of Thomas F. Farmar
ChartsFarmar Descendants
BirthBertha Louisa Farmar was born 19 July 1875 in Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand. 
INFO BIRTH NOTICE. Marlborough Express, 21 July 1875. BIRTHS."On July 19, at Grove Road, the wife of Mr. F. T. Farmar, of a daughter." (MarlExpress 21 Jul 1875, p.2.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Birth. 1875 Farmar, Bertha Louisa #1285 [SepQ, Wairau]. (NZCivRegInd LDS6341153.) 
MarriageShe married Henry White Horton, son of Thomas Horton, 6 July 1899 in Blenheim, Marlborough, New Zealand. 
INFO CIV REG INDEX NZ Marriage. 1899 Farmar, Bertha Louise #3406. (NZCivRegInd LDS6341154.) 
INFO FATHER'S WILL: Frederick Thomas Farmar's will of 15 May 1908 provides for Bertha to receive the income from her share of the estate during lifetime of her husband. The full share will go to Bertha (or to her surviving children) only after death of her husband Harry Horton. (NZArchChWill CH171 CH7973/1913.) 
INFO FATHER'S OBITUARY Marlborough Express 26 June 1913 lists dtr Mrs. H.W. Horton of Blenheim. (MarlExpress, June 26, 1913, page 5e.) 
INFO BROTHER'S OBITUARY. Marlborough Express 28 Jul 1932 Arthur James Farmar.. Survivors include Mrs. H.W. Horton of Blenheim. (MarlExpress, 28 July 1932.) 
INFO MOTHER'S OBITUARY Marlborough Express, 20 July 1934 Mrs. Ellen Farmar - lists daugher Mrs. H.W. Horton of Blenheim. (MarlExpress, July 20, 1934, p.4f.) 
INFO BROTHER'S OBITUARY. Marlborough Express 20 Sep 1937, Mr. F.B. Farmar. Survivors include Mrs.H.W. Horton of Blenheim. (MarlExpress, 20 Sep 1937, p.4e.) 
INFO FUNERAL 21 Sep 1937 of Frederick B. Farmar left from residence of sister Mrs. H.W. Horton of Stephenson St. for Omaka Cemetery. (MarlArchP-2.) 
Exhibit PHOTO of Bertha Horton, Laura Scott, Allison Scott (child) and Eileen Scott. Street scene , about 1939. (CorreesMARNI letter 20Nov2017.)
DeathBertha Louisa Farmar died 19 April 1962 in Spring Creek, Marlborough, New Zealand, at age 86. 
INFO DEATH NOTICE. HORTON. On April 19, 1962, at the residence of her son-in-law, Mr. F. Dodson, "Awarua" Spring Creek, Bertha Louisa, wife of the late Harry White Horton, Blenheim, and loved mother of Freda [sic] (Mrs. F. Dodson, Spring Creek), Marjory (Mrs. E.J. Brammall, Blenheim), Frank (Blenheim), Frederick Thomas "Pat" (Havelock Subn.) and Geoff (Taihape), aged 87 years. Private interment Omaka Cemetery this (Saturday) morning. (MarlExpress, 21 Apr 1962.) 
INFO OBITUARY. 23 Apr 1962, The Marlborough Express. Mrs. B.L. Horton. Dea Thurs of Mrs. Bertha Louisa Horton, of Blenheim, wife of late Mr. H.W. Horton and mother of Frank Horton, "well known Blenheim solicitor," F.T. (Pat) Horton of Havelock, G. Horton of Taihape, Mrs. F. Dodson of Spring Creek and Mrs. E.J. Brammell of Blenheim. Aged 87 yrs. From family of 6 boys and 7 girls, dr of late F.T. Farmar, ex-mayor of Blenheim. Resided many yrs in Grove Road."She was of a quiet disposition and devoted all her time to home and family," interest in Church of England, Barnado Young Helpers' League (founding member). Private burial at Omaka cem, service in Ch of Eng (where she was bapt). (CorresJOCAT Letter 02 May 2003.) 
INFO CEMETERY INFO. Horton, Bertha Louise, aged 87, 21 Apr 1962. Cem 3, B1,34, sec 32. (CorresJOCAT Letter, 2May2003 encl.) 
INFO CEMETERY RECORD: Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim. Bertha Louisa Horton, d. 19 April 1962, a. 87. (NZCemRec LDS6341119#221 N02.07, p.165.) 
INFO PROBATE FILE LOCATION. Archives New Zealand. Blenheim High Court. Numeric probate case files. Horton, Bertha Louise, 1962-1962. Agency ADBY; series 17543, accession W5411; box/item 84; record no.4376. Held at Wellington. (ArchNZArchwy.) 
INFO CIV REG INDEX DEATH. Horton, Bertha Louise 1962/1732, Blenheim, aged 87. (CorresJOCAT Letter, 2May2003.) 


Henry White Horton (circa 1872 - 1950)