William Farnham[1]

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  • Name William Farnham  [2
    Born 1821  Newport, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    England 
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Shepherd 
    Residence 6 Jun 1841  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    R..... Farm 
    Census 30 Mar 1851  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    England 
    Occupation 30 Mar 1851  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Publican & Farmer of 12 acres 
    Census 7 Apr 1861  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    England 
    Occupation 7 Apr 1861  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Agricultural Labourer 
    Census 2 Apr 1871  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    England 
    Occupation 2 Apr 1871  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    Shepherd 
    Residence 2 Apr 1871  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [7
    4 Hampits 
    Census 3 Apr 1881  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    England 
    Occupation 3 Apr 1881  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Publican & Shepherd 
    Residence 3 Apr 1881  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [8
    Beer House 
    Census 5 Apr 1891  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    England 
    Occupation 5 Apr 1891  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Beerhouse Keeper 
    Residence 5 Apr 1891  Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    "Ancient Shepherd" 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
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    Person ID I51387  The Williams Family Tree
    Last Modified 2 May 2018 

    Father Thomas Farnham
              b. 1798, Widdington, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1851  (Age 53 years) 
    Mother Lydia Nottage
              b. 1799, Wicken Bonhunt, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1880, Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Married 12 Apr 1818  Bethnal Green, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 10
    • St. Matthew [2]
    Family ID F15401  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Ann Ryder
              b. Abt 1825, Chesterford, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1857  (Age ~ 32 years) 
    Married 1844  Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    • Q1 1844 vol 12 p305 [2]
    Registration Mar 1844  Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    Marriage 
    • Volume 12, Page 305
    Children 
     1. Owen Farnham
              b. 1845, Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1882, Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
     2. Emma Farnham
              b. 1847, Elmdon, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1874, Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 27 years)
     3. Sybil Farnham
              b. 1850, Arkesden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location
              d. 1928, Saffron Walden, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    Last Modified 29 Jan 2010 
    Family ID F15416  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1821 - Newport, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 6 Jun 1841 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shepherd - 6 Jun 1841 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - R..... Farm - 6 Jun 1841 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1844 - Saffron Walden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRegistration - Marriage - Mar 1844 - Saffron Walden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 30 Mar 1851 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Publican & Farmer of 12 acres - 30 Mar 1851 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 7 Apr 1861 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agricultural Labourer - 7 Apr 1861 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 2 Apr 1871 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Shepherd - 2 Apr 1871 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 4 Hampits - 2 Apr 1871 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 3 Apr 1881 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Publican & Shepherd - 3 Apr 1881 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Beer House - 3 Apr 1881 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - England - 5 Apr 1891 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Beerhouse Keeper - 5 Apr 1891 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - "Ancient Shepherd" - 5 Apr 1891 - Arkesden, Essex, England Link to Google Earth
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  • Census
    1841: England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1841: England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    HO107 Piece 340/1 Folio 4 Page 3

    Transcribed 04/11/2017  

    Dwelling Rocketts Farm 
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 340/1 Folio 4 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    MARKING John 45 Farmer Essex 
    MARKING Martha 40  Essex 
    RIDER Mary 20 Ind Essex 
    FARNHAM William 20 Shepherd Essex 
    EDMUND Rye 10 Male Servant  
    READ William 15 Male Servant  
    1851: England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1851: England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 146 Page 3  

    Dwelling  
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 146 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FARNHAM William Head 30 Publican and Farmer of 12 acres Newport, Essex 
    FARNHAM Mary Ann Wife 26  Chesterford, Essex 
    FARNHAM Owen Son   Elmdon, Essex 
    FARNHAM Emma Daughter   Elmdon, Essex 
    FARNHAM Sib (sic) Daughter  5m  Arkesden, Essex 
    FARNHAM Susan Lodger  17   
    CROSS Charles Lodger  60   
    1861: England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1861: England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    RG9 Piece 1120 Folio 4 Page 1  

    Dwelling  
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source RG9 Piece 1120 Folio 4 Page 1 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FARNHAM William Head 40 Agricultural Labourer Newport, Essex 
    FARNHAM Owen Son 14 Agricultural Labourer Arkesden, Essex 
    FARNHAM Sible Daughter  10 Scholar Arkesden, Essex 
    FARNHAM Lydia Mother 64 House Keeper Wicken (bonhunt), Essex 
    1871 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1871 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    RG10 Piece 1707 Folio 10 Page 12  

    Dwelling 4 Hampits, 
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source RG10 Piece 1707 Folio 10 Page 12 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    Farnham William Head 48 Shepherd Newport, Essex 
    Farnham Owen Son 25 Agricultural Labourer Elmdon, Essex 
    Farnham Sybil Daughter 19 Housekeeper Arkesden, Essex 
    Farnham Lydia Mother 76 Annuitant Wicken, Essex 
    1881 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1881 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 4  

    Dwelling Beer House 
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FARNHAM William Head 60 Publican and Shepherd Newport, Essex 
    FARNHAM Owen Son 36 No Occupation Elmdon, Essex 
    BAILEY Walter Son-in-law 27 Farm Labourer Langley, Essex 
    BAILEY Sibil Daughter 28 House Keeper Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Katie Granddaughter   Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Henry William Grandson   Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Infant (celia) Granddaughter  1m  Arkesden, Essex 
    WEBB Henry Boarder 55 Shepherd Saffron Walden, Essex 
    1881 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1881 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 3  

    Dwelling Beer House 
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 3 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FARNHAM William Head 60 Publican and Shepherd Newport, Essex 
    FARNHAM Owen Son 36 No Occupation Elmdon, Essex 
    BAILEY Walter Son-in-law 27 Farm Labourer Langley, Essex 
    BAILEY Sibil Daughter 28 House Keeper Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Katie Granddaughter   Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Henry William Grandson   Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Infant (celia) Granddaughter  1m  Arkesden, Essex 
    WEBB Henry Boarder 55 Shepherd Saffron Walden, Essex 
    1891 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    1891 England Census for Arkesden, Essex
    RG12 Piece 1431 Folio 9 Page 12  

    Dwelling Ancient Shepherd 
    Location Arkesden, Essex, England 
    Source RG12 Piece 1431 Folio 9 Page 12 
    Note  
    Surname Forename(s) Relationship Marriage Age Sex Occupation Birthplace 
    FARNHAM William Head 67 Beerhouse Keeper Newport, Essex 
    BAILEY Sybil Daughter 38  Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Walter Son-in-law 40 Agricultural Labourer Langley, Essex 
    BAILEY Herbert Son  11 Scholar Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Celia Daughter  10 Scholar Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Latimer Dick Son  Scholar Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Louis William Son  Scholar Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Percival Son   Arkesden, Essex 
    BAILEY Owen Son   Arkesden, Essex 

  • Notes 
    • From the 1841 England Census (HO107 Piece 340/1 Folio 4 Page 3) William, 20, Shepherd, was with his future wife Mary Rider, 20, Ind. on a Farm in Arkesden, Essex, England. The name of the farm is illegible but it was in the hands of John Marking, 45, Farmer, and his wife Martha, 40. All the above were reportedly born in Essex. Also present were Male Servants Edward Rye, 10, and William Read, 15.

      From the 1851 England Census (HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 146 Page 3) William, 30, Publican & Farmer of 12 acres, from Newport, Essex, was with his wife Mary Ann, 26, from Chesterford, Essex, in Arkesden, Essex, England. With them were their children Owen, 5, born Elmdon, Essex, Emma, 4, born Elmdon, Essex, and Sib (sic), 5 months, born Arkesden, Essex. Lodging with the family were (William's sister) Susan Farnham, 17, and Charles Cross, 60.

      From the 1861 England Census (RG9 Piece 1120 Folio 4 Page 1) William, widower, 40, Agricultural Labourer from Newport, Essex, was in Arkesden, Essex, England. With him were his son Owen, 14, Agricultural Labourer born Arkesden, Essex, daughter Sible (sic), 10, Scholar born Arkesden, Essex, and mother Lydia, widow, 64, House Keeper from Wicken (Bonhunt), Essex.

      From the 1871 England Census (RG10 Piece 1707 Folio 10 Page 12) William, widower, 48, Shepherd from Newport, Essex, was at 4 Hampits, Arkesden, Essex, England. With him were his son Owen, 25, Agricultural Labourer born Elmsdon, Essex, daughter Sibyl, 19, Housekeeper born Arkesden, Essex, and mother Lydia, widow, 76, Annuitant from Wicken (Bonhunt), Essex.

      From the 1881 England Census (RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 3) William, widower, 60, Publican & Shepherd from Newport, Essex, was at Beer House, Arkesden, Essex, England. With him were his son Owen, 36, No Occupation born Elmsdon, Essex, son-in-law Walter Bailey, 27, Farm Labourer from Langley, Essex, daughter Sibil, 28, House Keeper born Arkesden, Essex, granddaughter Katie, 4, born Arkesden, Essex, grandson Henry William, 1, born Arkesden, Essex, and granddaughter Infant (Celia), 1 month, born Arkesden, Essex. Boarding with the family was Henry Webb, 55, Shepherd from Saffron Walden, Essex.

      From the 1891 England Census (RG12 Piece 1431 Folio 9 Page 12) William, widower, 67, Beerhouse Keeper from Newport, Essex, was at the "Ancient Shepherd", Arkesden, Essex, England. With him were his married daughter Sybil, 38, born Arkesden, Essex, son-in-law Walter, 46, Agricultural Labourer from Langley, Essex, and grandchildren Herbert, 11, Scholar, Celia, 10, Scholar, Latimer Dick, 8, Scholar, Louis William, 6, Scholar, Percival, 3, and Owen, 2. All the children were reportedly born in Arkesden, Essex.

  • Sources 
    1. [S4593] Mike Harris Family Tree (Reliability: 3), 19 Jan 2010.

    2. [S4517] Mike Harris.

    3. [S4526] 1861 Census of England.

    4. [S4693] HO107 Piece 340/1 Folio 4 Page 3, HO107 Piece 340/1 Folio 4 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 28 Jan 2010.

    5. [S4694] HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 146 Page 3, HO107 Piece 1786 Folio 146 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2010.

    6. [S4695] RG9 Piece 1120 Folio 4 Page 1, RG9 Piece 1120 Folio 4 Page 1 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2010.

    7. [S4696] RG10 Piece 1707 Folio 10 Page 12, RG10 Piece 1707 Folio 10 Page 12 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2010.

    8. [S4697] RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 3, RG11 Piece 1816 Folio 5 Page 3 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2010.

    9. [S4698] RG12 Piece 1431 Folio 9 Page 12, RG12 Piece 1431 Folio 9 Page 12 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2010.

    10. [S6955] A Genealogy Report for John Nottage, Glyn Scally (Reliability: 3), 23 Apr 2012.

    11. [S1854] Registration of Marriages, (Ancestry.co.uk), Mar 1844, Saffron Walden, Essex, Volume 12, Page 305 (Reliability: 3), 29 Jan 2010.
      William FARNHAM + Mary Ann RYDER