James Farndale
16 June 1895 to 12 March 1977

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Worked in animal husbandry and served with animals in both world wars


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James Farndale, son of Thomas and Sarah (nee Pugh) Farndale (FAR00474) born Doncaster District.


James Farndale registered Doncaster District Jul-Sep 1895

(GRO Vol 9c? page 777 - 1837 online)





1901 Census, Witterby Gardens, Headlam, Barnard Castle, Durham


Thomas Farndale, head, stocksman, born Hutton Ambro, aged 35 (so born 1865) (FAR00474)


Sarah Farndale, aged 36


Robert William Farndale (FAR00662), son, aged 7


James Farndale, son, aged 5


Sarah E Farndale, daughter, aged 2



Military Service:

19832 Private James Farndale 1st Devonshire Regiment later 35864 of the Wiltshire Regiment, awarded the British War Medal, the Victory Medal and the 1914 -15 Star. Served in Egypt in 1915.

(Medal Roll)



James Farndale, married Mar 1920 at Middlesborough District. WMN Fairburn.



Letter from ?: "James Farndale, was my husbandís father and was born on 16 Jun 1895 at Wadsworth Lincs. He went to school at Hareworth. He worked at animal husbandry and served in both World Wars. In WW1 he tended the horses. His war service was 31 Aug 1914 to 10 Mar 1919 and from 1939 to 1941. He married Mary Fairburn and they had nine children."


James Farndale, born 26 Jun 1920 (FAR00863).

Rubina Farndale, born 16 Aug 1921 (FAR00873).

George T Farndale, born?? (died, 1926) (FAR00888).

Frederick Farndale born 20 Nov 1925 (FAR00898).

Clifford Farndale, born 28 Apr 1927 at Thornaby, (FAR00903).

Lillian Farndale, born 15 May 1934 (FAR00933).

Keith Farndale, born 21 Jun 1936 (FAR00945).

Rosalie Farndale, born 21 Mar 1940 (FAR00961).

Harold Farndale, born 31 Aug 1943 (FAR00987).



James Farndale, born 16 Jun 1895. Died 12 Mar 1977 age 81 at Thornaby, C Cleveland District.