Martin Farndale, son of William & Mary Farndale
(FAR00183) of Kilton, farmer, baptised
Brotton, 11 Sep 1798; born 11 Apr 1798.
(Brotton PR & IGI)
www.birdsinthetree.com indicates DOB 24 July 1798
Martin Farndale married Elizabeth Hours at the Chapel, Brotton, on 18 May
1833; witness, Anna Farndale, Mary Hours and John Rigg.’ (ie
(Brotton PR & IGI)
Census - 1841 - Stank
Martin Farndale, 40, Farmer, born in Yorks
(ie 1796 -1801).
Elizabeth Farndale, 35, born in Yorks
(ie 1801 - 1806).
Anne Maria Farndale, 6, born in Yorks,
ie1835 (FAR00334) (niece and
daughter of his brother John (FAR00217).
Census - 1851 - Kilton;
Martin Farndale, head, 50, marr,
born Kilton, Farmer 207 acres, 8 employees. Signed
Census as enumerator for Kilton 1 Apr 1851. (ie b 1801)
Elizabeth Farndale, 45, marr,
born Wakefield, Wife. (ie born 1806).
George Farndale, 60,
widower, born Kilton, ag lab, brother. (ie born 1791) (his brother - FAR00215).
Maria Farndale, 15, u/m, born Skelton, niece. (ie born 1836) (FAR00334).
Charles Farndale,13 (FAR00341), u/m, born Skelton
nephew (son of his brother John (FAR00217)),
(ie born 1838).
Jane Hobson aged 30 servant;
Thomas Richardson aged 22 waggoner;
George Collingwood aged 19 ploughman:
James Mudd aged 12, ploughboy.
‘Churchwarden’s Accounts, Kilton
1836; To James Hours & Martin Farndale for 3 drafts, one day each leading
stones from the Beck Meetings 7s each £1.1s.0d.’
Census 1861 - Kilton Hall Farm, Kilton;
Martin Farndale, head; age 60; farmer; 210 acres, 8
employees born Kilton (1801).
Elizabeth Farndale, wife age 55; born Wooler;
Maria Farndale, niece; age 25; born Skelton; (ie 1836) (FAR00334).
Charles Farndale, nephew; age 22; born Skelton; (ie 1838) (FAR00341)
Terrier Lists Martin Farndale as Churchwarden at Brotton, in 1861.’
Census 1871 - Kilton Hall Farm, Kilton:
Martin Farndale, head; Marr; age 71; farmer; 600 acres 16
employees; born Kilton; (ie
Elizabeth Farndale, wife; marr;
age 66; born Kirkleatham
Matthew Farndale (FAR00383).,
u/m; age 22; servant; born Skelton,
nephew (son of the late Martin Farndale (FAR00264), son of his brother
George (FAR00215) (ie 1843)
Census 1881 - Kilton Hall Farm, Kilton;
Martin Farndale, head; widower; age 82; rtd
farmer; born Kilton (ie
Charles Farndale, marr; age 42;
farmer; 577 acres, employees 9; born Skelton (1838) (FAR00341)
Ann Farndale, wife of Charles; age 32; born Danby; (ie 1843).
William Farndale, son of Charles; age 5; born Kilton (ie 1876) (FAR00531).
George Farndale, son of Charles; age 4; born Kilton (ie 1877) (FAR00540).
Mary Farndale, daughter of Charles; age 3; born Kilton (1878) (FAR00560).
Grace Farndale, daughter of Charles; age 2, born Kilton (1879) (FAR00566).
Register of Voters 1837
With 1852 and 1867 missing all the rest show:
Martin Farndale, Kilton; occupier
Elizabeth Farndale of Kilton aged 72 buried at Brotton 23 Feb
Martin Farndale died a farmer of Kilton
of chronic bronchitis and senile debility aged 86, on 22 Jun 1885; Charles
Farndale, nephew was present at the death at Kilton.
Martin Farndale buried, Brotton
aged 86, 25 Jun 1885.
Gravestone Brotton Old Churchyard;
‘To the memory of Elizabeth the dearly loved wife of Martin
Farndale of Kilton. Born 24th August 1805 and died
20th February 1877. Also Martin Farndale who died 22nd June 1885 aged 86
friends to others with Christ
is far better.’
The following newspaper
articles were sourced through Findmypast.
Yorkshire Gazette, 13 April 1861
Poor Law Union.
The following are newly elected guardians of the poor for
this union for the ensuing year … Mr Martin Farndale, Kilton
York Herald, 20 August 1864
Sneaton Foal Show
This show took place at Sneaton
for the third time, on Tuesday last. This show was considered superior to any
of its predecessors. The judges were … The following were the awards of the
judges … Coaching colt, Martin
Daily Gazette for Middlesborough, 5 November 1873
Night poaching. John Julyan, keeper
to Mr J T Wharton, of Skelton Castle, charged John Taylor, with having about
midnight of 3 November, captured a
rabbit upon the farm occupied by Martin Farndale, at Skelton.
York Herald, 21 February 1874
Thomas Burgess, of Carlinghow,
was charged with wilfully setting fire
to the fence of a field in the occupation of Martin Farndale, of Kilton, farmer.
Fined £1 8s including costs.
Daily Gazette for Middleborough, 13 January 1877
Loftus District Ploughing and Hedgecutting
These increasingly popular matches, despite the incessant
rains lately experienced, came off on Thursday. Owing to the rather
unfavourable weather, the number of spectators was not large. … The following
being the list of winners … Class 1, open to all England, with either wheel
or swing plough – John Atkinson, Bilsdale, 2 –
Martin Farndale, Kilton
Daily Gazette for Middlesborough, 30 October 1878
Pleuro-pneumonia in Cleveland
At the Gainsborough petty sessions on Tuesday ... a report
was read from Inspector Allen, of Loftus, and also from William Barker,
veterinary surgeon, under the Contagious Diseases (Animals) Act, stating that
pleuro-pneumonia had broken out on the farm of Mr Martin Farndale, at Kilton, and one kyloe beast had
been destroyed … Mr Farndale bought 35 beasts at Carlisle Fair, and observing
one of them was wrong put it into a shed situate in a field belonging to Mr
Proud, which adjoined is farm. After discussion it was resolved to put Mr Martin Farndale’s
farm and Mr Proud where the beast was slaughtered into quarantine as an
infected district for the 56 days required by the Act.
Newcastle Courat, 1 November 1878
At Guisborough petty sessions on Tuesday, it was reported
to the magistrate that pleuro-pneumonia
had broken out on the farm of Mr Martin Farndale, at Brotton-in-Cleveland.
One cow had been killed and buried. The bench ordered the farm to be
quarantined as an infected district
York Herald, 23 February
Farndale – On the 20th inst, at Kilton, Elizabeth,
the beloved wife of Martin Farndale, aged 72 years, deeply lamented. Will be
interred at Brotton
this day (Friday) at one o’clock (Friends will please accept this notice)