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Farrer, Thomas Cecil, 1859-1940 (2nd Baron Farrer)

 Person

Biography

Thomas Cecil Farrer was born on 25 October 1859, son of Thomas Henry, first Baron Farrer and Frances Erskine. He was educated at Balliol College, Oxford. He married Evelyn Spring-Rice in 1892 and they had three children, Cecil Claude (b.1893), Frances (b.1895) and Katharine Dianthe (b.1896). Following the death of his wife in 1898, Thomas married Evangeline Knox in 1903 and they had a son and a daughter. He died on 12 April 1940.

Found in 2 Collections and/or Records:

 File

Correspondence: Nora Barlow and Diary of the Voyage of HMS Beagle, Oct.-Nov. 1933

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/3
Scope and Contents

Contains three letters sent to Ida Darwin in October-November 1933. Two of the letters are from Hugh Frank Newall and Thomas Cecil Farrer offering their congratulations and comments on the recent publication of 'Charles Darwin's Diary of the Voyage of HMS Beagle' edited by Nora Barlow. The third letter is from Florence Ada Keynes thanking Ida for sending a sketch of the "projected Guildhall" in Cambridge.

Dates: Oct.-Nov. 1933
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).
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FARRER, Thomas Cecil, 19-23 Aug. 1910

Reference Code: GBR/0012/MS Add.10286/1/32
Scope and Contents

Two letters from Thomas Cecil Farrer sent to Horace Darwin on 19 August and Ida Darwin on 23 August 1910 expressing sympathy on hearing news of Ida's accident and giving news of the Farrer family on their holiday in Askrigg, Wenslydale.

Dates: 19-23 Aug. 1910
Conditions Governing Access: From the Fonds: Unless restrictions apply, the collection is open for consultation by researchers using the Manuscripts Reading Room at Cambridge University Library. For further details on conditions governing access please contact mss@lib.cam.ac.uk. Information about opening hours and obtaining a Cambridge University Library reader's ticket is available from the Library's website (www.lib.cam.ac.uk).