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There was a reference to Abraham Farrer, freeholder of Pudsey, appearing in Court at Pudsey (15th September 1651). He is also listed at Pudsey Court (4th September 1661) as being one of the freeholders obliged to send their corn to Mr Calverley's mill, and not to any other mill for grinding. It would appear probable that this Abraham was the father of William, noted below.
[FARR611] William Farrar married (at Calverley, 11th June 1662) [LODG612] Susanna Lodge. They had ten children born and baptised at Pudsey as follows:
Tobias (baptised 9th December 1669);
Alice (baptised 2nd June 1672);
Richard (baptised 21st October 1674);
William (baptised 7th March 1676/7);
Edward (baptised 26th February 1678-79);
Abraham (baptised 31st August 1681), died (age 1 month) at Pudsey (buried there 23rd September 1681);
Grace (baptised 25th October 1682);
Samuel born 6th January 1684/5);
Abraham (baptised 23rd January 1685/6);
[FARR621] Benjamin (baptised 24th October 1688), married Elizabeth Pearson, see later.
Susan died at Pudsey (buried there 25th May 1690), and William died at Pudsey also (buried there 14th July 1690).
[FARR621] Benjamin Farrar (born 1688), a clothier, married (at Calverley, 2nd August 1719) [PEAR622] Elizabeth Pearson (born 1697, see PEARSON). They had seven children born at Pudsey and baptised at Calverley as follows:
[FARR632] Hannah (baptised 10th February 1721/2), married Joseph Hutchinson, see later;
Richard (baptised 26th December 1722), died young;
John (baptised 24th June 1724);
Matthew (baptised 3rd September 1727);
William (baptised 20th January 1730/1), died at Pudsey (buried there 20th July 1742);
Richard (baptised 10th May 1733);
Benjamin (baptised 7th June 1737), died at Pudsey (buried there 2nd August 1737).
Benjamin was churchwarden at Calverley (1722).
[FARR632] Hannah Farrar (born 1722, daughter of Benjamin) married (at Calverley, 13th December 1742) [HUTC631] Joseph Hutchinson (born 1718, see HUTCHINSON).