Joseph FARMANERName variations: Fermoner, Fermanagh, Fermana, Fermanah, Farwaner, Fannancer
Birth Date and Placec. 1820 Catford Hill, Lewisham, Kent, England [deduced].
Baptism Date and Place18 Jun 1820 St Mary the Virgin Church, Lewisham, Kent [LMA p.165 Reg.1319].
Marriage Date and Place24 Apr 1846 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.174].
SpouseCaroline BACKSHALL (Backshell) [WABDM Reg.174].
ChildrenMary b. & d. 1846 Perth, Western Australia [EPCEM].
Harry b. & d. 1846 Perth, Western Australia [EPCEM].
Charles Frederick b. 1848 Port Albert, Victoria, Australia [VICBDM Reg.25002].
Charlotte Mary b. 1851 (d.1853) Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.1779, 540].
Mary Anne b. 1855 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.2685].
Clara Elizabeth b. 1856 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.3242].
George William b. 1858 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.4443].
Herbert Throssell b. 1860 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.5335].
Elizabeth Ellen b. 1862 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.6893].
James Dyer b. 1864 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.8116].
Minnie Kate b. 1867 Lewisham, Kent [E&WBDM 1d 866].
Ethel Caroline b. 1871 (d.1872) Lewisham, Kent [E&WBDM 1d 819, 557].
OccupationsMercantile and general business with Walter Padbury, St George’s Terrace, Perth.
Joseph Farmaner & Co. Guildford purchased by Walter Padbury
[WA Heritage Council].
Postmaster at Guildford, Western Australia 1864 [TROVE].
AffiliationsSwan River Mechanics’ Institute, 1852.
Sons of Australia Benefit Society, Secretary from 1853.
Toodyay, Northam, Victoria Plains Agricultural Society, 1853.
Freemasons Lodge of Unity, 1855.
Western Australian Association, 1860.
[TROVE].
Land Acquisition in WAToodyay Location 41, 40 acres [ERICOTN p.360].
Perth Town, Guildford Town, Northam Town Lots – not verified [CHAP].
Toodyay Town Lot 3 – later 124 Stirling Terrace [Toodyay HS].
Death Date and Place7 Oct 1899 Perth House, Mitcham Road, Tooting Graveney, Surrey, England
[Nat Probate Calendar].
Burial Date and Place10 Oct 1899 St Nicholas, Tooting Graveney, Surrey [LMA p.110 Reg.879].
Monumental Inscription available East Surrey Family History Society (charges apply).
Death, Funeral, Obituary NoticesWest Australian 13 Oct 1899. Western Mail 21 Oct 1899 [TROVE].
Will and ProbateProbate: 8 Nov 1899, London Registry. Effects £17,779 6s. 5d. [Nat Probate Calendar].
BRITISH ARMY
Regiment51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) The Kings Own Light Infantry.
Soldier No. and Rank#1226 Private [WO12-6202].
Enlistment Date and Place11 Jun 1838 Chatham HQ [WO12-6200-247].
Age 22 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 0s. 0d.
Physical DescriptionHeight: 5 ft. 7½ ins.
Medals, Clasps and Badges
Arrival Western Australia: Ship and DateRunnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].
PromotionsPrivate to Corporal 1 Nov 1842 [WO12-6204-229].
Military Postings within Western AustraliaGarrison Duty Jun 1840 [WO12-6202-53].
Ellens Brook Jul 1840 to Mar 1843 – in hospital during Jun 1842 [WO12-6202 to 6204].
HQ Perth Apr to Sep 1843 [WO12-6205-185,213].
Vasse Oct to Dec 1843 [WO12-6205-241].
Bunbury Jan to Dec 1844 – in hospital Oct/Nov 1844 [WO12-6206].
HQ Perth Dec 1844 to Mar 1847 [WO12-6206 to 6208-186].
Discharge Date and Place31 Mar 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WO12-6208-186].
Age at Dischargec. 27 years [deduced].
Length of Servicec. 8 years 9 months [deduced].
ADDITIONAL DETAILS
Travel
Arpenteur (Brig)
Departed Fremantle 7 May 1848; arrived Port Adelaide 23 ay 1848
Sisters (Schooner)
Departed Port Phillip 20 Jun 1848; arrived Hobart 24 Jun 1848
Peri (Brig)
Departed Launceston 15 Jan 1851; arrived Port Adelaide 23 Jan 1851
Lapwing (Cutter)
Departed Port Adelaide 6 Feb 1851; arrived Fremantle 24 Feb 1851
Zephyr (Barque)
Departed Fremantle 13 Jan 1866; arrived England ?
[TROVE].
Census
1871 Perth House, Camden Place, Lewisham Village.
Joseph and Caroline, Mary Ann, Elizabeth E, James D, Minnie K and a Servant.
Occupation:Commision Agent
[RG10-766-111].
1881 Perth House, Lower Tooting aka Tooting Graveney, Wandsworth.
Joseph and Caroline, George W, Elizabeth E, James D, Visitor and two Servants.
Occupation: Australian Merchant.
[RG11-668-65].
1891 Perth House, Mitcham Road, Streatham, Wandsworth.
Joseph and Caroline, James Dyer, Minnie Kate, Cook Domestic and House Maid Domestic.
Occupation: Australian Merchant.
[RG12-460-27].