Miner of West Hartlepool for was killed aged 37 by a fall of iron stone at the Poston Mines, Ormsby, Middlesborough

 

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John Farndale
13 April 1828 to 9 March 1866 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FAR00302

 

 

 

  

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Born

 

John Henry Farndale, son of Henry & Elizabeth Farndale, (FAR00229) labourer, baptised, Stainton-in- Cleveland.

(Stainton PR & IGI)


 

Married

John Farndale aged 30 bachelor, miner of West Hartlepool son of Henry Farndale (see Note 229) a farming man, married Sarah Walker aged 27, by banns, a spinster of West Hartlepool daughter of John Walker a stonemason at the Parish Church, West Hartlepool, on 29 Dec 1862. John made his mark, Sarah signed. Witnesses Solomon Foy and Margaret Walker. JG Rowe, Vicar.

(MC)

 

 

Family

 

Was Edith Emily Farndale (FAR00546), born March 1877 in fact their daughter – she is referred to as the granddaughter of George’s widow’s father in 1881.


 

Died

John Henry Farndale aged 37 a miner accidentally killed by a fall of iron stone at the Poston Mines, Ormsby on 9 Mar 1866. (ie born 1829). Inquest held on 10 Mar 1866.


(DR)

John H Farndale, died Guisborough District aged 37. Mar 1866.

(PR)

 

The incident seems to have been an isolated accident, since the records do not show it as a mining disaster event - http://www.dmm.org.uk/colliery/o902.htm


 

Family after he died

 

Census 1881 - 19 North Street, Loftus:

William Walker; head; marr; age 73; born Loftus.

Sarah Walker; wife; age 70; b Loftus.

Edith E Farndale, grand-daughter; born Loftus

 

William Walker was the manager of Ormesby mines after John’s death:

 

Manager - 1878-1881

 Walker, William

-        http://projects.exeter.ac.uk/mhn/msdb/md240154.html

 

 

 

Ormesby.