Herbert Farndale
Born 30 March 1892 













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Herbert Farndale son of Matthew Farndale farmer of Craggs Hall Farm and Mary Ann Farndale (FAR00383) baptised 12 Apr 1892 at Craggs Hall Farm, according to the rites of the Wesleyan-Methodist Church.


Herbert Farndale registered Apr-Jun 1892

(GRO Vol 9d page 593 - 1837 Online)

Military Service:

4857, later 238221 Sergeant Herbert Farndale, 10th Battalion The Yorkshire Regiment and later the 2nd Battalion the West Yorkshire Regiment, was awarded the Military Medal for gallantry and the British War Medal and the Victory Medal. He was commissioned in 1918.

(Medal Roll)



Herbert Farndale, a farmer, lived Craggs Hall Farm, Brotton. The Hall farm house received a direct hit by a German bomb on 3rd September 1940, he was away but two other people were killed. The house was rebuilt. He retired to live at 10, The Avenue, Brotton.



Herbert Farndale, died at the Cleveland Cottage Hospital, Brotton of uraemia, on 23 Jul 1971. Informant, Donald Farndale, (FAR00947) nephew of How-la-hay Farm, Guisborough.


Herbert Farndale aged 79 buried, Brotton New Churchyard, 23 Jul 1971. (ie born, 1892).


Buried in Brotton New Churchyard;

‘Herbert Farndale, died 23rd July 1971 aged 79.’
(Mon R)