This is a good place to find a general overview of the history of the family.


Farndale History








The narrative history of the Farndale family





Home Page


Back to the Home Page

The Farndale Directory


Alphabetical list of Farndales by date of birth

Farndale Themes


Themes of Farndale history and social history

Farndale History


Historical notes and timelines

Particular branches of the family tree


Separate Lines of the Farndale family

Other Information


Research methods

General Sir Martin Farndale KCB


The biography of the originator of this research



Genealogies of other families


The best place to start exploring the Farndale family is by reading a narrative history of the family.

There are also two timelines:

         Timeline 1 covers the period 1000 CE to 1600.

         Timeline 2 covers the period 1600 to date.

Other general historical pages are:

         A history of Yorkshire in the eleventh century.

         Farndales and World War 1.



Martin Farndale started to wrote some historical notes which are still available but are now largely superseded by the above:

The Farndale History Part 1 The Beginnings The Middle Ages 1154 to 1400.


The Farndale History Part 2 The fifteenth and sixteen centuries 1400-1600.