George Farndale, son of William Farndale (FAR00183)
of Kilton & Mary his wife baptised Brotton.
Born 1 December 1789 and baptised 31
(Brotton PR & IGI)
George Farndale of the Parish of Stokesley and Mary
Armstrong also of this parish were married in this Church by licence with
consent of parents, this 22nd day of November in the year one thousand eight
hundred .and sixteen.’ This marriage was solemnized between us, George
Farndale and Mary Armstrong in the presence of Betsey Bovill,
Jane Hird, Mary Farndale, (mother?) John Farndale,
(brother?) James Eason, David Hird, Mary Walker and
William Farndale (Father?). (Note; Mary was born
about 1794 at Stokesly)
Authority to marry a minor:
The twenty first day of November in the year of our Lord
One Thousand eight hundred and sixteen. On which day appeared personally
George Farndale of the Parish of Stokesley in the County of York and, being
sworn on the Holy Evangelists, alleged and made Oath as follows, That he is
of age of twenty one years and upwards and a bachelor and intends to marry
Mary Armstrong of the same place aged twenty years and upwards and a spinster
with the consent of Ann Bovill the natural and
lawful mother of the said minor (she having expressed her consent before
James Easom and Adam Hind, not knowing or believing
any lawful let or impediment by Reason of Consanguinity, Affinity, or any
other Cause whatsoever, to hinder the said intended marriage; And he prayed a
Licence to Solemnise the said Marriage in the Parish Church of Stokesley in
the County of York aforesaid, in which said Parish the said George Farndale
further made Oath, That she the said Mary Armstrong hath had her usual abode
for the space of four weeks last past;
the same Day the said
sworn before me
On the same Day appeared personally James Easom of the Parish of Stokesley in the County of York, Flaxdresser, and Adam Hind of the Parish of Kirkby in the
said County, Tailor, and having been sworn on the Holy Evangelists,
severally, made Oath that Ann Bovill, late
Armstrong, the mother of the aforesaid Minor is consenting unto the above
said intended marriage.
The same Day the said James Easom
& Adam Hind were sworn before me Thomas Simpson, Surrogate.
Know all Men by these Presents That we, George Farndale of
the Parish of Stokesley in the County of York, Farmer, James Eason of the
Parish of Stokesley, Flaxdresser and Adam Hind of
the Parish of Kirkby in the aforesaid County,Tailor,
are bound and firmly obliged to the Right Worshipful Osborne Markham, Master
of the Vicar General and Official Principal of the Most Reverend Father in
God, Edward by Divine Providence, Lord Archbishop of York, Primate of
England and Metropolitan lawfully authorised in the Sum of
Two Hundred Pounds of good and lawful money of Great Britain to be paid to
him the said Osborne Markham, Master of the Acts, or to his Executors,
Administrators, Successors and Assigns, for the payment whereof well and
truly made, we oblige ourselves, each of us ourselves, for the Whole and the
Full, our Heirs, Executors, and Administrators, firmly by these Presents,
sealed with our Seals. Given the twenty first Day of the Month of November in
the Year of our Lord, One Thousand, Eight hundred and Sixteen.
The condition of this Obligation is such; That if the above
bounden George Farndale and Mary Armstrong now licenced to be married
together, be neither of Consanguinity or Affinity the one to the other,
within the Degrees prohibited for Marriage: If also there be no other Lett,
Impediment, or lawful Cause Whatsoever, but that they may be lawfully married
together, both by the Laws of God and this land: if the Persons whose Consent
is required by Law in this Behalf, be thereunto agreeing; And lastly, if the
said Marriage be done and solemnised in such manner, as in the Licence to
them granted is limited, then this Obligation to be void, or else to remain
in full Force and Virtue.
the Presence of
William Farndale, born Easby 30 Jan 1817 (FAR00260).
Martin Farndale, born Easby 17 Oct 1817 (FAR00264)
Ann Farndale, born Easby 22 Dec 1819 (FAR00269).
George Farndale, born Easby 15 Apr1820 (FAR00271).
Thomas Farndale, born Easby 17 Feb 1822 (FAR00280)
John Farndale, born Easby 8 Feb 1824 (FAR00287)
Matthew Farndale, born Marton 22 Jul 1828 (FAR00297)
Robert Farndale, born Marton 16 May1830 (FAR00307)
Witness to marriage:
George Mills and Grace Frankland, both of Brotton were married on 17 Sep 1812.
Witnesses were Mary Farndale, Mary Mills, John Wilkinson
and George Farndale. (Note: Goerge’s younger
sister, Mary, had married John Frankland in 1785. George was not yet married.
Between 1816 to about 1840, George lived at Easby Hall
Easby Hall (photographs taken by Martin Farndale on a visit
in the 1980s)
Census 1841 - Brotton:
George Farndale, age 50; Ag Lab; born in Yorks; (ie 1791) (But what has
happened to his wife and family; was he ill, see his father’s will?).
Census 1851 - Kilton
George Farndale, age 60, widower, agricultural labourer, born
born 1791). He was living with his brother Martin Farndale (FAR00236) and his wife Elizabeth,
a farmer of 207 acres
George Farndale aged 68 years, farmer died of pneumonia and
effusion of fluid in the ventricle of the brain at Kilton, 8 May 1858; Joseph Newbigin present at the death. Registered Guisbro’ District 9 May 1858. He was buried on 11 Nov
1858 in Brotton old churchyard. Agricultural
www.birdsinthetree.com indicates death 8 May 1858
Gravestone Old Brotton
To the memory of George Farndale the son of William and
Mary Farndale who died May 8th 1858 aged 68 years.
Easby is south east of Richmond
Marton is now in southern Middlesborough