Is your surname Tarr?

Research the Tarr family

George Tarr's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!

George Tarr

Birthdate: (31)
Birthplace: Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
Death: April 4, 1850 (31)
Clumber, Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Place of Burial: Clumber, Bathurst, South Africa
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Henry Tarr, Snr. SV/PROG and Ann Tarr, SM/PROG
Husband of Sarah Ann Tarr
Father of Elizabeth Emma Tarr; Sarah Ann Barnes and Mary Ann Jackson
Brother of Selina Elizabeth Timm; James Thomas Tarr; Eliza Purdon; Thomas Tarr, Jnr; Emma Richardson and 5 others

Occupation: Carpenter
Managed by: Jessie Swart
Last Updated:

About George Tarr

1820 British Settler

George Tarr 1, together with his parents and 3 siblings, were members of Thomas Calton's Party of 167 Settlers on the Settler Ship Albury.

Party originated from Nottinghamshire.

Departed Liverpool, 13 February 1820. Arrived Simon's Bay, Cape Town - 1st May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth 15 May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Torrens River - named Clumber after Clumber Park, the seat of the Duke of Newcastle, Chairman of the Nottinghamshire Committee.

Children :

  • Selina Tarr 7
  • James Tarr 4
  • Elizabeth Tarr 3
  • George Tarr 1


"South Africa, Methodist Parish Registers, 1822-1996," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 21 May 2014), South Africa > Cape of Good Hope > Bathurst > Marriages 1843-1894 > image 2 of 239; Methodist Church of Southern Africa, Grahamstown.

view all

George Tarr's Timeline

February 21, 1819
Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
February 21, 1819
St Mary's, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, England
January 25, 1845
Age 25
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
August 2, 1847
Age 28
Eastern Cape, South Africa
June 24, 1849
Age 30
Grahamstown, Eastern Cape, South Africa
April 4, 1850
Age 31
Bathurst, Eastern Cape, South Africa
Clumber, Bathurst, South Africa