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William Edward Farrer

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William Edward Farrer (c1868-1931) of Farrer, Barber and Co and William E. Farrer

c1868 Born in Oldham the son of William James Farrer, a Traveller (Cattle Food), and his wife Mary Emma Ramsden

1911 Living at Little Moor Hill, Smethwick: William Edward Farrer (age 43 born Oldham), Sanitary Engineer - Employer. With his wife Amy Florence Farrer (age 43 born Harborne) and their six children; Dorothy Mary Farrer (age 19 born Harborne), Typist; Florence Kathleen Farrer (age 17 born Smethwick), Student; William Graham Farrer (age 16 born Smethwick), Engineer Fitter; Joyce Godsell Farrer (age 8 born Smethwick); Barbara Farrer (age 4 born Smethwick); and Jocelyn Farrer (age 3 born Smethwick). One servant.[1]

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  1. 1911 Census