Farnham family page
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Origins of surname
There are several places with this name in a number of English counties. It is derived from the old English fearn = 'fern' and hamm = 'low-lying meadow.
The first appearance of this surname in Jersey records was the marriage of William Farnham and Elizabeth Burton in St Helier in 1831. They had three children baptised in St Brelade in 1832, 1835 and 1838
Great War service
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These wills created by members of the Farnham family are now held by Jersey Archive. By visiting the archive site and using the names, dates and reference numbers shown here, it is possible to view a copy of each will. You will have to subscribe to the Archive's online service to do this. To find out more about this collection, which covers the period from 1663 to 1980, and how to search for your family's wills there, visit our Jersey wills page
- Farnham : Charles John , 4 Belvedere Villas, Bagot, St Saviour 8/03/1938 Bequeaths to Kathleen Florence Farnham, 4 Belvedere Villas, Fief of Grainville, St Saviour - , 19/Jun/1940 , D/Y/A/106/135
- Farnham : William Valentine , of Craigard, Grouville - 19/May/1965 , 19/May/1965 , D/Y/B1/86/52
- Farnham burial records 1867-1960: These records are taken from record books of the main undertaker in business during these years. Further undertakers' records can be found in the indexes contained in our Burial records section, as well as records for individual cemeteries. They will be added to individual family pages as time permits.
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