|Joseph FARMANER||Name variations: Fermaner, Fermoner, Fermanagh, Fermana, Fermanah, Farwaner, Fannancer, Freemanha|
|Birth Date and Place||c. 1820 Catford Hill, Lewisham, Kent, England [deduced].|
|Baptism Date and Place||18 Jun 1820 St Mary the Virgin Church, Lewisham, Kent [LMA p.165 Reg.1319].|
|Marriage Date and Place||24 Apr 1846 Perth, Western Australia [WABDM Reg.174].|
|Spouse||Caroline BACKSHALL (Backshell) [WABDM Reg.174].|
|Children||Mary 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].
|Occupations||Mercantile 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].
|Affiliations||Swan 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.
|Land Acquisition in WA||Toodyay 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 Place||7 Oct 1899 Perth House, Mitcham Road, Tooting Graveney, Surrey, England
[Nat Probate Calendar].
|Burial Date and Place||10 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 Notices||West Australian 13 Oct 1899. Western Mail 21 Oct 1899 [TROVE].|
|Will and Probate||Probate: 8 Nov 1899, London Registry. Effects £17,779 6s. 5d. [Nat Probate Calendar].|
|Regiment||51st (2nd Yorkshire West Riding) The Kings Own Light Infantry.|
|Soldier No. and Rank||#1226 Private [WO12-6202].|
|Enlistment Date and Place||11 Jun 1838 Chatham HQ [WO12-6200-247].
Age 22 years. Bounty paid to recruit £3 0s. 0d.
|Physical Description||Height: 5 ft. 7½ ins.|
|Medals, Clasps and Badges|
|Arrival Australia State: Ship and Date||Waverley. Embarked 14 Jan 1839. Paid in advance to 23 May 1839 [WO12-6200-554].
Arr. 17 Jun 1839 Port Jackson, NSW; dep. 22 Feb 1839 Kingston, Dublin [TROVE].
Joined Regiment in Hobart from England via Sydney 4 Jul 1839 [WO12-6201-81].
|Arrival Western Australia: Ship and Date||Runnymede 25 Jun 1840 from Hobart [TROVE].|
|Promotions||Private to Corporal 1 Nov 1842 [WO12-6204-229].|
|Military Postings within Western Australia||Garrison 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 Place||31 Mar 1847 Perth, Western Australia [WO12-6208-186].|
|Age at Discharge||c. 27 years [deduced].|
|Length of Service||c. 8 years 9 months [deduced].|