FARROW Family Tree
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?? FARROW married ??, children:
Thomas FARROW married Mary MAW, children:
Richard FARROW (b?, christened on 13 April 1807 in St Swithin's, Lincoln England, died on 8 November 1846 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. He was buried in St Thomas Cathedral, Bombay India)
Richard FARROW (b?, christened on 13 April 1807 in St Swithin's, Lincoln England, died on 8 November 1846 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. He was buried in St Thomas Cathedral, Bombay India.) on 22 November 1830 in Ahmednagar, Bombay India, married Mary PETERS (born about 1807 in India. She died on 27 January 1896 in Bombay, Maharashtra India at the age of about 89 years, 26 days. She was buried on 28 January 1896 in Sewree Cemetery, Bombay India.), children:
Jane Farrow. was born in 1831 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. She died in 1833 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Richard Farrow was born on 30 June 1833 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Thomas Farrow was born in 1835 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. He died on 20 July 1878 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
John Farrow was born in 1837 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Amelia Farrow was born on 7 September 1839 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. She died on 9 August 1880 in Kurrachee, Bengal India.
William Joseph Farrow was born on 18 June 1841 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. He died on 24 June 1919 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Robert Farrow was born on 22 December 1843 in Ahmednuggar, Bombay India. He died on 21 December 1904 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Samuel Farrow was born in 1846 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Notes for Richard Farrow
Occupation at time of marriage: Sergeant of Artillery. Enlisted 16/1/1826.\line August, 2002 No documentation to prove that Richard is my great, great grandfather, however have assumed he is from info on LDS family search. 17 September, 2002. LDS film no 0523856 sighted on above date. Marriage between Richard Farrow and Mary Peters. Married by banns on 22 November 1830 in Archdeaconcy of Bombay and diocese of Calcutta in Ahmednagger. Richard's profession shown as Sergeant of Artillery. Have burial of a Richard Farrow in 1873 vol. 47 fol 168 - to check.
Email from Phyll \line Kish (in London to BL) - she has birth of a Richard Farrow on 30 June 1833, christened 21 July 1833 - father listed as Drill Sergeant, Artillery. More than likely this is one of William Joseph's (Justin) siblings. Also, birth of an Elizabeth Farrow, daughter of William and Mary ... William in HM 84th Regt. Elizabeth born on 5 Feb 1805 and christened 3 June 1810. William and Mary possible parents of Richard. (OIOC ref N3/4/396). 14 November 2005. Sighted original documents at British Library India \line collection. Bombay Muster Rolls & Casualty Returns Vol. 37 1829-1830. (OIOC L/MIL/12/154 entitled: 'Alphabetical Muster Rolls of the NCOs, drummers, fifer and gunners of the HC 1st Battalion Regiment of Artillery on the Bombay Establishment as they stood on the 31st October 1830. 'Corp. Richard Farrow, age 24, England, York. 2nd Battalion. On what ship: Duchess of Athol. When: 5th June, 1826. Date of Attestation: 26 November, 1825.' And again, from: Bombay Register of European Soldiers in H. C. Service 1795-1839 A-K (OIOC L/MIL/12/109) Farrow, Richard, Corporal. 2nd Co. 1st Battalion, Town and County, York. Att: 26 November, 1825. Ship: Duchess Atholl 5 June, 1826. Remarks: Serg: 31 October, 1832, Drill Serg: 1833; S Major 1835. Transferred to Town Major's list 23 May 1840 as Sub Conductor. Died 9 Nov, 1846 (returns 1 Oct 1847)' Then from Microfilm of embarkation lists (L/MIL/9/74-78) 'Return of Military Embarked on the Honourable Company's Ship Duchess of Athol. Edward M. Daniell Esq., Commander, Chatham 17th February, 1826. '40. Name: Rich'd Farrow. Age: 19. Size: 5'9". Parish: Lincoln. County: Lincoln. Date of enlistment: 22 Nov. 1825. Place of Enlistment: Wakefield. Period of Service: Unlimited. Occupation: Labourer.' And then, \line from the original document: (L/MIL/9/30) Register of Recruits Artillery. Ship: Duchess of Athol. Date of Embarkation: 17th Feb, 1826. Presidency: Bombay. Name: Richard Farrow. Age: 19. Size: 5'9". Visage: round. Hair: Brown. Eyes: Grey. Complexion: Fair. Born Parish: Lincoln. County: Lincoln. Kingdom: England. By Whom Enlisted: Paterson, Wakefield. When joined: 16th Jan, 1826. Date of Attestation: 22/29 Nov. Period of Service: Unlimited. Occupation: Labourer.\line - Melanie FARROW
L/MIL/12/109. Richard Farrow. Corporal in the 2nd Company, 1st Battalion Artillery. Attested 26 November 1825 for an unlimited term. From York. He arrived on the 'Duchess Atholl' on 5th June 1826. No date given for his last enlistment. He became a sergeant on 31 October 1832. Drill Sergeant in 1833. Sergeant Major in 1835 and transferred to the Town Major's List on 23rd May 1840 as a sub-conductor (a warrant officer). He died on 9th November 1846.
Obit in Bombay Times and Journal of Commerce:
At Bombay on the night of the 8th of November Mr Conductor Richard Farrow of the Ordnance Department aged 38 years leaving a disconsolate wife and seven children to bemoan their irreparable loss. The deceased was for many years Serjeant Major of the 1st Battalion of Artillery which rank he held with much credit and was highly respected both by Officers and Men.
CASES OF ABSCESS OF THE LIVER WITH REMARKS ON THE \line TREATMENT BY OPERATION\line by M. Stovell, Esq. Surgeon European General Hospital, Bombay\line 1852
Abscess of the liver. Opening of the intestines. Death. Richard Farrow, 39 sub-conductor of the ordnance dept. who had repeatedly suffered attacks of hepatitis while in the Deccan for many years was admitted into hospital on 27th October with a return of the complaint, which terminated in suppuration. Prior to admission, he was seized with vomiting and passed a large quantity of pus per anum, evidently from the opening of an abscess into the intestines. He was in a very exhausted state and he sunk and died on 8th November. His friends would not permit a post mortem examination.
William Joseph FARROW (born on 18 June 1841 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. He was christened on 8 July 1841 in Ahmednuggar, Bombay India. He died on 24 June 1919 in Bombay, Maharashtra India at the age of 78 years, 6 days. He was buried on 25 June 1919 in Igatpuri, Maharashtra, India) on 27 May 1868 in Christ Church, Byculla Bombay India married Louisa WELLS on 27 May 1868 in Christ Church, Byculla Bombay India. Children:
Louisa Fannie May Farrow. Louisa Fannie May was born on 17 May 1869 in Tardeo India. She died in March 1926 in West Bromwich, Staffordshire, England.
Ida Florence Farrow. Ida Florence was born on 14 October 1870 in 6c Grant Rd, Bombay India.
Justin Richard Eastward Farrow. Justin Richard Eastward was born on 27 June 1872 in Girgaum India.
Ethel Beatrice Elsie Farrow. Ethel Beatrice Elsie was born on 28 February 1874 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.
Charles Gibson Farrow. Charles Gibson was born on 15 April 1877 in Byculla-Bombay, Maharashtra India. He died on 9 May 1877 in Byculla-Bombay, Maharashtra India.
William Joseph FARROW (born on 18 June 1841 in Bombay, Maharashtra India, christened on 8 July 1841 in Ahmednagar, Bombay India, died on 24 June 1919 in Bombay, Maharashtra India at the age of 78 years, 6 days, buried on 25 June 1919 in Igatpuri, Maharashtra, India) in December 1877 in Bombay, Maharashtra India, married Mary Matilda STROUD (born on 4 June 1861 in Byculla-Bombay, Maharashtra India. She was christened on 21 June 1861 in Byculla-Bombay, Maharashtra India. She died in 1891 in Bombay, Maharashtra India at the age of 29 years, 6 months. She was the daughter of John Richard Stroud and Matilda Jane Wells.), children:
Mary Elizabeth Farrow (born on 17 February 1878 in Bombay, Maharashtra India. She died on 6 April 1963.)
George Ulfred Farrow (born on 5 January 1882 in Maharashtra India. He died in 1967 in Devlali India.)
Agnes Farrow (born in 1883 in Bombay, Maharashtra India.)
Evelyn Gertrude Farrow (born on 11 January 1884 in Macclesfield, Cheshire, England. She died on 13 November 1977 in South Africa.)
William John Farrow (born on 8 June 1885 in India. He died on 14 August 1952 in Sydney NSW.)
Mildred Carmel Farrow (born abt 1887).
Notes for William Joseph Farrow
Newspaper clipping + marriage cert. of son, William John. Wife may have been deceased by then as no mention of her being with him. According to letter from Millie, he travelled from India to Africa in 1906. His letter mentions a proposed return to London by steamer on 5 Jun 1908. Was living in India with Agnes in 1911 and remained there for some years. Was with Ida in Calcutta in 1915. Was at 16 Metcalfe St Calcutta in 1916.
William John FARROW (b 8 Jun 1885 India, d 14 Aug 1952 Sydney, NSW, aged 67yrs 2 mnths) on 14 September 1912 in Kensington Vic, married Elsie PHILIP (born on 3 August 1882 in Walter St, Paddington NSW, daughter of Frederick Mayes Philip and Elizabeth Aitken. She died on 21 August 1952 in 39 Moss St, West Ryde NSW at the age of 70 years, 18 days. She was buried in August 1952 in Field of Mars Cemetery, Lane Cove NSW. Children:
Nellie Farrow (born 26 August 1913 in Hurstville NSW. She died on 11 April 1993 in Shellharbour NSW.
William John Farrow (born on 7 Jan 1916 in Sydney NSW. He died on 17 February 2007 in Sydney NSW.
Notes for William John Farrow
Served on Melbourne ship "Era" in 1907. Served as Fireman on Melbourne ship "Barrabool" in 1912. Factory Fireman at time of Nellie's birth (on her birth cert.). Worked for the Water Board at West Ryde (Sydney) from 1917 as rigger and engine driver until he retired.
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