Sir Walter Rockliffe Farquhar, 3rd Baronet

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Biographical Summary

"Sir Walter Rockliffe Farquhar, Baronet [1796], 1st s. and h., b. in St. James' street, 4 June 1810 ; suc. to the Baronetcy, 12 Jan. 1836 ; was a partner in the Banking House of " Herries, Farquhar and Co." abovenamed. He purchased the estate of Polesden Lacy, near Dorking, co. Surrey, and was Sheriff of that county, 1859. He m. 28 Nov. 1837, at St. Geo. Han. sq., Mary Ootavia, 8th and yst. da. of Henry Charles (Somerset), 6th Duke of Beaufort, by Charlotte Sophia, da. of Granville (Leveson-Gower), 1st Marquess of Stafford. He d. 15 July 1900, at Polesden Lacy aforesaid, in his 91st year. Will pr. above £23,000 gross, the net personalty being nil. His widow, who was h. 16 July 1814, living 1905."

SOURCE: Complete baronetage; Cokayne, George E. (George Edward); 1906; Vol. V; page 309

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Sir Walter Rockliffe Farquhar, 3rd Baronet's Timeline

June 4, 1810
September 13, 1838
Age 28
Age 31
June 12, 1849
Age 39
July 15, 1900
Age 90