A carpenter who moved from Brotton to London


Robert Farndale
16 May 1830 to 21 December 1877 












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Robert Farndale, son of George & Mary Farndale (FAR00215) of Brotton, labourer, baptised, Brotton.

(Brotton PR & IGI)




Census 1841 - Brotton:

Robert Farndale, age 11; born in Yorks; (ie born about 1830).


Census 1851 - Loftus:

Robert Farndale, age 20; u/m; apprentice joiner and cartwright with John Walker, a cartwright of Loftus; born Brotton (ie born1831).



Robert Farndale, married C…..? (see DR below).



Robert Farndale aged 47, a carpenter died of epilepsy at Providence Cottage, Cooper’s Arms lane, Putney, 21 Dec 1877. C Farndale, widow of the deceased was present at the death.’ (ie Robert born 1830).































Cottages were usually known by the name of the family occupying them.  When they moved away, more often than not, the cottage became known by the name of the new occupants


The Coopers Arms was situated on Putney High Street, on the corner of Lacy Road (originally known as Coopers Arms Lane). John Mowden traded here as victualler and cooper in the mid 17th century. This pub closed c.1905 and the last building was demolished at the end of the 20th century.