Thomas Newman Farquhar

1808 - 30th Jul 1866

Claimant or beneficiary

Biography

London solicitor, awarded the compensation for the enslaved people on in St Dorothy Jamaica with others (including his partner David Morice Johnston q.v.) as trustees of the Bayley family (including Rev. W. H. Ricketts Bayley, q.v.).

  1. Will of Thomas Newman Farquhar late of Moorgate street in the City of London and of Sydenham Kent Solicitor who deceased 30/7/1866 proved 1/9/1866, effects in United Kingdom under £45,000.  Buried at South Metropolitan Cemetery (now known as West Norwood Cemetery) aged 57 4/8/1866. Four children baptised at Sydenham between 1844 and 1852 and one at Liverpool in 1841.

Sources

T71/853 St Dorothy no. 92. T71/1606 letter dated 28/11/1837: we the undersigned, the Rev WHRicketts Bayley of Hasleton nr Bristol clerk one of the residuary devisees and also as executor..under last will & testament of Alexander Bayley esq , and as agent for the other parties under the claim and David Morrice [sic] Johnston and Thomas Newman Farquhar atties for the Rev Lewis Bowerbank of the Island of Jamaica a counterclaim....hereby request you to appt the following persons as trustees of the comp money to be held by them subject to any award that you may make thereon : David Morrice [sic]Johnston of New Broad St., Gentleman; Thomas Newman Farquhar of the same place Gent; Benjamin Adam of Savage Gardens Merchant; John Henry Nelson of same place.

  1. National Probate Calendar 1866; Ancestry.com, London, England, Deaths and Burials, 1813-1980 [database online], which gives the burial place as Norwood Cemetery; London England Births and Baptisms 1813-1980; England and Wales Christening Records 1530-1906.

Further Information

Absentee?
British/Irish
Spouse
Robina Duff
Children
Thomas Gavin; Robina Hope; Mary Louisa; Charles; Edith Emily
Will

'£45,000 in the United Kingdom'

Wealth at death
£45,000
Occupation
Lawyer

Associated Claims (1)

£3,272 14S 7D
Awardee (Trustee)

Addresses (2)

Moorgate Street, City of London, Middlesex, London, England
New Broad Street, City of London, Middlesex, London, England