Ancestors of Tim Farr and The Descendants of Stephen Farr


Henry COLLOPPE. Henry married Margarett FAYRE.

Margarett FAYRE [Parents] was born about 1556 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Margarett married Henry COLLOPPE.


Edmond FAYRE [Parents] was born about 1553 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 1 on 9 Dec 1617 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Edmond married Mrs. Margarette FAYRE about 1601 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

We know that this Edmond had a son Edmond because he shows as a brother to the other children in Willyam Fayre's will. Also Edmond mentions Joseph as "his youngest son" and then he doesn't mention the other names of his sons.

Edmond Farey 1617 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88020, pg. 105
Extract by Pam Bott

Will date is 5 December 1617.
Edmond Farey is from Flitwick, Bedford. He asks to be buried in the churchyard of Flitwick near his father. He does not state his father’s name.
He has 4 daughters: Dorothy, Elizabeth, Alice, and Jane Farey.
He has a son named Joseph whom he says is his youngest son, but doesn’t mention any other son’s names.
His wife’s name is Margarette Farey whom he makes his executrix.
Overseers and supervisors: Edward Bloefeilde, gent; Willyam Farey, (Edmond’s brother), Thomas Barnarde, alias Cripsey, and George Sorle.
Witnesses: John Breade, spelled Beard in the probate, and others, he states.
Probate is in Latin dated 10 March 1617.


Luton Archives
LL - 1180-1936
Lyall Muniments: relating chiefly to the Flitwick Estate of the Brooks family.
Reference LL1/75
Title Grant: John Fayre of Flitwick, yeoman, to his son Edmund Fayre of Dunstable, mercer. - The messuage in which he dwells at Dennell ende between the tenements of George Collop in occupation of John Wood, and William Sybley, in occupation of Thomas Odell; also 34½ acres land in the Fields, and 6 acres meadow in Stanyate mede, and l rood meadow in Church end mede; to the sole use of him and his heirs. Witnesses: Henry Collop, Thomas Odell, Richard Coke, Anthony Maynad.
Date 1582
Diplomatic notes  [Seisin entered on seal-fold]

Mrs. Margarette FAYRE was born about 1570 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Mrs. married Edmond FAYRE about 1601 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  F i
Dorothy FAYRE 1 was born about 1602 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F ii
Elizabeth FAYRE 1 was born about 1604 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died 2 on 24 Feb 1613 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M iii Edmond FAYRE was born about 1609. He died in 1660.
  F iv Alice FAYRE was christened on 15 Nov 1607.
  F v
Jane FAYRE was christened 1 on 26 Jul 1611 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died 2 on 13 Aug 1618 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M vi
Joseph FAYRE was christened 1 on 1 Feb 1615 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M vii
Issac FAYRE was christened 1 on 25 Apr 1618 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edmond FAYRE [Parents] was born about 1609 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1660 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Edmond married 1 Sarah SOALE on 9 Jun 1628 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edmond had a will 2 on 2 Sep 1658 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edmonds name changes in the parish records from Edmond to Edward several times.

Edmond Farey 1660 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88034, pg. 50
Extract by Pam Bott

The date of the will is 2 Sept 1658. It is probated in Latin in 1660.
Edmond Farey is from Flitwick, Bedford.
He has a son named Edmond Farey, the younger.
His oldest son’s name is George Farey. He also has a son named John Farey.
He has 2 daughters named Marie and Elizabeth.
He has a close called Blacklane in the parish of Flitwick. He has lands in the parish of Ampthill, Bedford called Fanne Meade and also lands in the parish of North Crawley, Bucks.
He makes his son Edmond his executor.
Overseers and also witnesses: Thomas Arnold, gent; and William Silby

Sarah SOALE was born about 1611 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Sarah married 1 Edmond FAYRE on 9 Jun 1628 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  M i
George FAREY was born 1 on 29 Mar 1629 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F ii
Elizabeth FAREY was born on 3 Oct 1630 in Toddington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M iii Edmond FAREY the younger was born on 8 May 1631. He died in 1675.
  F iv
Marie FAREY was born about 1634 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M v
Joseph FAYRE was born 1 on 12 Jul 1635 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M vi
John FAREY was born 1 on 5 Aug 1638 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F vii
Sarah FAYRE was born 1 on 23 Jan 1647 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

BIRTH: Source says mother was Sarah.

John CARDWELL was born about 1605 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. John married Alice FAYRE on 14 Jul 1663 in Chalgrave, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Alice FAYRE [Parents] was christened 1 on 15 Nov 1607 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Alice married John CARDWELL on 14 Jul 1663 in Chalgrave, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Maybe married Richard Arnold instead of John Cardwell?


Edmond FAREY the younger [Parents] was born 1 on 8 May 1631 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1675 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Edmond married Mrs. Elizabeth FAREY about 1666 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

May have been married 1st to a Sarah with whom he would have had a daughter named Sarah b. 23 Jan 1647 in Flitwick.

Edmund Farey 1675 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88044 pg. 81
Extract by Pam Bott

Dated 4 Nov 1675
Edmund Fary is from Flitwick, Bedford.
His wife’s name is Elizabeth Fary.
His oldest son is named Edmund Fary. He is not 21 yet.
His 2nd son is John Fary.
His 3rd son is William Fary.
His oldest daughter is named Joane Fary.
His youngest daughter is named Sarah Fary.
He has a messuage in Denel End, Bedford. Denel End is a hamlet in Flitwick.
He has a close called Blackland in Flitwick.
He has land in Ampthill, Bedford called Fanne Meade.
Witnesses: George Barnatt, George Dole or Sole? Jr., and John Farye,
This must be the son Edmund to father Edmond Farey of Flitwick, 1660 in Will set #1.

Mrs. Elizabeth FAREY was born about 1636 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Mrs. married Edmond FAREY the younger about 1666 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  F i Joane FAREY was born on 20 Feb 1664.
  F ii
Elizabeth FAREY was born 1 on 18 Mar 1667 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M iii Edmund FAREY was born on 6 Apr 1668. He died before 28 May 1729.
  M iv
John FAREY was born 1 on 20 Mar 1671 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M v
William FAREY was born 1 on 24 Feb 1673 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F vi
Sara FAREY was born 1 on 29 May 1675 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edmund FAREY [Parents] was born 1 on 6 Apr 1668 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 before 28 May 1729 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Edmund married Mrs. Frances or Elizabeth FAREY about 1695 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edmund's will was probated 3 on 28 May 1729 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edmund Farey 1728 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88077 pg. 11
Extract by Pam Bott

Also an Obligation. These do not tell you much.
Dated 28 May 1728
First part is in Latin again. I can see Frances Farr of Flitwick, Bedford and Thomas Baker, Edward Farey, and George Reynolds.
Frances Farey is the widow of Edmund Farey, late of Flitwick.
An Elizabeth Farey is mentioned but I think the scribe may have made a mistake because he is talking about the wife of Edmund and inserts,” Elizabeth Farey, aforesaid.” There is no mention of an Elizabeth before this one.
Signed by Frances Farey, Thomas Baker, and Edmond Farey (perhaps a son?)
Sealed and delivered in the presence of William Frank.

Mrs. Frances or Elizabeth FAREY 1 was born about 1670 in of Flitton with Silsoe, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Mrs. married Edmund FAREY about 1695 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Mentioned as both Frances and Elizabeth in the Administration of her husband's estate. In the parish records I only see her listed as Elizabeth having children with Edmund who is also listed as Edward.

They had the following children.

  F i
Elizabeth FAREY was born 1 on 26 Oct 1697 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. She died before 14 Apr 1700 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F ii
Elizabeth FAREY was born 1 on 14 Apr 1700 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M iii Edward FAREY was born on 23 May 1701. He died on 4 Dec 1751.

William WHITE. William married 1 Joane FAREY on 3 May 1687 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Joane FAREY [Parents] was born 1 on 20 Feb 1664 in Husborne Crawley, Bedford, England, United Kingdom. Joane married 2 William WHITE on 3 May 1687 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.


Edward FAREY [Parents] was born 1 on 23 May 1701 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died 2 on 4 Dec 1751 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Edward married Ruth COOK on 16 Jan 1729 in Northchurch, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edward had a will 3 on 10 Nov 1751 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edward Farey 1751 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88064 pg. 21
Extract by Pam Bott

Dated 10 Nov 1751, not 1752.
Edward Farey is from Flitwick, Bedford.
He gives all of his lands, cottages, messuages, etc. to his wife Ruth unless she marries or dies, then it all goes to his son Edward Farey. If son Edward dies before he marries or has issue then it all goes to Robert Cook, John Cook, Michael Cook, Susanna Wright Brothers and the sister of the said Ruth, his wife. He does not say who these people are.
Executrix: wife Ruth
Overseers: Robert, John, and Michael Cook
Witnesses: Robert Hardwick, Elizabeth Russett, and William Padder.
Proved 7 April 1755 before John Taylor.

Ruth COOK 1 was born about 1703 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Ruth married Edward FAREY on 16 Jan 1729 in Northchurch, Hertfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  M i Edward FAREY was born about 1736. He died before 30 Sep 1808.

Edward FAREY [Parents] 1 was born about 1736 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died before 30 Sep 1808. Edward married 2 Anne HOWSON OR HODSON on 22 Jun 1756 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edward's will was probated 3 on 30 Sep 1808 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edward Farey 1808 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88069 pg. 29
Extract by Pam Bott

Edward Farey the elder is a yeoman from Flitwick, Bedford.
He has a son named Edward Farey.
He has lands, messuages, cottages, etc. in Flitwick.
He makes his son Edward his Executor.
Witnesses: E Eagles, William Farrer, and Edward Hanson or Horson, both of Flitwick.
Proved 30 Sept 1808

Anne HOWSON OR HODSON was born about 1738 in of Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Anne married 1 Edward FAREY on 22 Jun 1756 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

They had the following children.

  F i
Anne FAIREY was born 1 on 25 Apr 1757 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F ii
Ruth FAIREY (twin) was born 1 on 12 Oct 1759 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  M iii
Edward FAIREY (twin) was born 1 on 12 Oct 1759 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. He died after 18 Jun 1824 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Edward had a will 2 on 18 Jun 1824 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.



Edward Farey 1824 Flitwick
Archdeaconry of Bedfordshire
FHL Film #88070 pg. 38
Extract by Pam Bott

Will dated 18 June 1824
Edward Farey is from Flitwick, Bedford. He is a yeoman.
He gives his lands, messuages, tenements, cottages, etc. in Flitwick to Robert Adams, son of William Adams of Flitwick, labourer. He does not say who they are.
If Robert Adams dies before 21 then Edward gives all the lands, etc. to James and Joseph Adams, brothers of Robert Adams.
He gives100 pounds to Thomas Hobbs, son of Henry Hobbs, of Flitwick, shoemaker. He does not say who they are.
He gives 50 pounds to Martha Hobbs, sister of Thomas Hobbs.
He gives 30 pounds to Andrew Potter of Flitwick, yeoman. Edward mentions that he presently resides with this Andrew Potter.
He gives to his respected friend Peter Kempson of Ruxoxe, John Abbott, the younger of Ruxox, and Richard Brinkler of Flitwick.
Trustees and Executors: Peter Kempson, John Abbott, and Richard Brinkler
Witnesses: John Eagles of Ampthill, Robert Furze or Fwize, and Robert Caulcut of Flitwick.
Proved 24 Dec 1824
His personal estate did not amount to 15 hundred pounds.
Surrogate: George Cardale
  M iv
John FAIREY was born 1 on 25 Mar 1763 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.
  F v
Martha FAIREY was born 1 on 8 May 1767 in Flitwick, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

George POYNER. George married 1 Anne FARIE (twin) on 19 Nov 1677 in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

Anne FARIE (twin) [Parents] was born 1 on 15 Dec 1658 in Toddington, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom. Anne married 2 George POYNER on 19 Nov 1677 in Marston Moretaine, Bedfordshire, England, United Kingdom.

AD116
Title Copy of conveyance by James Bisse of Cadicott Berry in the county of Hertford, doctor of physic, and Anne his wife, daughter and heir of George Pogner, late of the same, and Anne his wife, daughter of William Fayrie and niece of Henry Francklin, late of Littlington in the county of Bedford, yeoman, to William Hannell of Littlington, gentleman, of premises called Fryers in Battlesden End in the parish of Littlington, and also of premises in Wroxhill in the parish of Marston Mortaine.
Date 20 Jan 1709 [1710]

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