Alfred Thomas Lawrence Lamb FARLEY 1818-1906
& Martha LOWE 1834-1854
& Catherine CUNNEEN 1836-1904

Digby, S-W Victoria, Australia

Alfred FARLEY 1818-1906, b. Battersea, near Wandsworth, London, England was one of the early settlers in Digby. Formerly a Sea Captain of the schooner "Enterprise" which was wrecked near Warrnambool, S-W Victoria and the brig "Panama".

Alfred FARLEY first settled at Cape Bridgewater, near Portland, then at Mount Gambier, "Pieracle" station, near Digby and finaly at Digby by 1859, where he became the Digby Pound Keeper and Licensee of the Digby Hotel.

Alfred D. FARLEY b. 1818 London was first married in 1847 at Launceston, VDL (Tasmania) to Martha LOWE from Norfolk, England who died at Cape Bridgewater in the 1854. He was then married in Portland, 1854 to Catherine CUNNEEN b. 1836 Limerick, Ireland.

Alfred FARLEY later settled at Digby where he became the Digby Pound Keeper and Licensee of the Digby Hotel.

Catherine FARLEY died at Digby in 1904 and her husband Alfred died there in 1906, both buried in the Digby cemetery.

Alfred FARLEY & Catherine CUNEENhad the following children...

  1. Alfred Arthur John FARLEY 1855-1896, b. Mount Gambier, South Australia, d. Digby, S-W Victoria, m. 1889 to Mary Ellen LEAKE 1852-1893, widow of James DRUMMOND of Merino, S-W Victoria. b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria.

  2. Catherine Martha FARLEY 1856-1942, b. Mount Gambier, South Australia, d. Merino, S-W Victoria, m. 1876 to John HAWKINS c.1848-1934, b. Heywood, S-W Port Phillip (Victoria) to John HAWKINS and Frances LAMB.

  3. Annabella Louise McKenzie FARLEY 1857-1910, b. "Pieracle" Station, near Digby, d. Dergholm, S-W Victoria, m. 1879 at "Nangeela" Station to Sterne DONEHUE 1853-1932, b. Portland, S-W Victoria to Thomas DONEHUE and Margaret Jane O'HARE, d. Casterton, S-W Victoria.

  4. Margaretta Elizabeth FARLEY 1859-1893, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Port MacDonnell, South Australia, m. 1885 to George JENKINS 1858-1912, b. Portland, S-W Victoria, d. Port MacDonnell, South Australia.

  5. William Henry Lamb FARLEY 1861-...?..., b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. NSW ?;

  6. Albert Frederick FARLEY 1862-1953, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Townsville, Queensland, m. 1912 NSW to Ella Constance MUNN.

  7. Thomas Lawrence Webb FARLEY 1864-...?..., b. Digby, S-W Victoria, .....?.....

  8. Richard James Owens FARLEY 1865-1956, b. Digby, S-W Victoria, d. Melbourne, Victoria.

  9. Alice Beatrice FARLEY 1870-1950, b. Merino, S-W Victoria, d. Hamilton, S-W Victoria, m. 1900 Digby, Victoria to George James BURGESS 1872-1947, b. Digby, S-W Victoria to Thomas BURGESS and Jessie BRUNTON, d. Merino, S-W Victoria.

A. T. FARLEY was listed as one of the buyers of the first Digby town allotments.

Links to Glenelg & Wannon Pioneer Names at..

Carapook & Muntham : Casterton : Chetwynd : Dartmoor : Digby : Harrow & Balmoral : Hotspur :

Merino & Henty : Sandford : Strathdownie : Wando Vale


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