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William Farmer

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William Farmer (c1809- ) of 33 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell, London

1841-51 Listed as Lathe and Tool Makers. 33 Great Sutton Street, Clerkenwell.[1][2]

1848 Bankrupt. '...Fiat in Bankruptcy awarded and issued forth against William Farmer, of No. 33, Great Sutton-street, Clerkenwell, in the county of Middlesex, Engineer and Manufacturer of Machinery...'[3]

1851 Living at Katherine Cottage, Great North Road, Finchley: William Farmer (age 42 born Clerkenwell), Consulting Engineer. With his wife Frances Ann Farmer (age 37 born Gt St Bartholomew, Mddx) and their three daughters; Katharine F. Farmer (age 7 born Clerkenwell); Frances A. Farmer (age 5 born Finchley); and Clara E. Farmer (age 2 born Finchley). One servant.[4]

1881 Living at High Road, Finchley: William Farmer (age 72 born Clerkenwell), Civil Engineer. with his wife Frances A. Farmer (age 65 born City of London).[5]

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