Fonds red-2686 - Farrar family fonds

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Farrar family fonds

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Charles Farrar fonds

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RED red-2686

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  • 1864-1992, predominant 1890-1920 (Creation)
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    Farrar (family)

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35 cm of textual records

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John Frederick Farrar, 1845-1925, was born and educated in Elland, West Yorkshire, England. In 1871, he married Mary Anna Townsend, 1849-1933. They had two children: Edith Baker,1876-1963, and John, 1872-1955. John Frederick Farrar was involved in the cloth making business before starting up a brick making firm in 1885. The family moved to Alberta in 1890 and farmed in the Penhold area. John Farrar was heavily involved in the United Farmers movement and was a long-term secretary of the United Grain Growers local

Custodial history

Inherited by Charles Farrar from his father John Farrar, 1955

Scope and content

The fonds consists of Farrar family records including birth and marriage certificates (1845-1955); financial records for an unknown cloth manufacturing company in West Yorkshire (1864-1873), financial records for the short-lived Wrose Brow Fire Brick Company (1885-1886),the personal diaries of John Frederick Farrar (1892-1925), and miscellaneous business correspondence (1895-1920). Includes the minute book of the Penhold Branch of the Alberta Farmers Association (1907-1912)

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Gift of the Estate of Charles Farrar, 1994

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  • English

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No restrictions on access;No copyright restrictions

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See also United Farmers of Alberta, Penhold Local No. 13 fonds (MG 441)

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Record No. MG 46<br><br>

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