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  William Farrer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
William James Farrer (April 3, 1845 - April 16, 1906) was a leading Australian agronomist and wheat breeder.
Farrer was born at Docker, Westmorland in the English north west (now Cumbria).
Farrer was also remembered on the reverse of the Australian two dollar banknote issued in 1966 (now withdrawn).
en.wikipedia.org /wiki/William_Farrer   (617 words)

  
 National Trust of Australia
The downstairs area was possibly used as a laboratory by William Farrer prior to the later construction of the upper storey and the laboratory.
William Farrer was buried in 1906, Nina in 1929.
It was erected by William Farrer and his wife, Nina, in memory of her father, the prominent pastoralist and politician Leopold Fane De Salis, who died at Lambrigg in 1898.
www.act.nationaltrust.org.au /places/lambrigg.html   (2799 words)

  
 The Australian Institute of Political Science
William James Farrer was born on 3 April 1845 at Docker, Westmoreland, in the United Kingdom, the son of a tenant farmer.
Farrer, his wife and father-in-law had been living on their own means until Farrer was appointed as wheat experimentalist to the Department of Agriculture in 1898.
William Farrer's name is also perpetuated in schools and streets, a suburb of Canberra, an electoral district of New South Wales, and several institutions, including the Farrer Centre at Charles Sturt University and Farrer Hall at Monash University.
www.tallpoppies.net.au /cavalcade/farrer.htm   (1150 words)

  
 William Farrer - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William James Farrer (April 3 1845 - April 16 1906) was a leading Australian agriculturist and wheat breeder.
He was awarded a scholarship to Christs's Hospital, London where he won honours for mathematics.
There was a long delay in orgaising a memorial for Farrer.
encyclopedia.onlinereference.info /index.php/William_Farrer   (595 words)

  
 William Farrer Article, WilliamFarrer Information   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William James Farrer (April 3, 1845 - April 16, 1906) was aleading Australian agriculturist and wheat breeder.
Farrer was born at Docker, Westmorland in the English north west(now Cumbria).
Farrer worked for the Department of Lands in wheatgrowing districts of NSW from 1875 - 1886.
www.anoca.org /he/wheat/william_farrer.html   (586 words)

  
 William Marshall
William Marshal was the epitome of knighthood and chivalry.
William Marshal was the main force and impetus for the defeat of Philip II of France, even leading the attack to relieve Lincoln castle in May 1217 though he was seventy years old.
William Marshal was a man who lived his life according to his sense of honour, and his sense of honour was defined in the laws and customs of feudalism and knighthood.
www.castlewales.com /marshall.html   (2740 words)

  
 Federation wheat - Australia Innovates - Powerhouse Museum
James Farrer was a highly educated and quite well-off doctor who came to Australia in the 1880s to recover from illness.
Farrer's drought resistant varieties allowed the extension of farming into areas of unreliable rainfall known as 'marginal wheatlands'.
Farrer’s work was recognised in 1966 when his picture and wheat were printed on the $2 note.
www.phm.gov.au /australia_innovates/?behaviour=view_article&Section_id=1000&article_id=10007   (285 words)

  
 William Farrer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Farrer is best known for developing the breed of wheat distributed in 1903.
Farrer worked for the Department of in wheat growing districts of NSW from 1875 - 1886.
He died at Lambrigg in 1906 from effects of a heart attack and was on his property at dusk the next His grave was at the top of rocky hill and had to be blasted using explosives.
www.freeglossary.com /William_Farrer   (644 words)

  
 FARRER & Co : Press releases   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William is named as one of the leading family lawyers in London in both the 2004 Legal 500 and the 2004/05 Chambers Guide to the Legal Profession.
William is leaving Manches which he joined in 1994 and became a partner of in 1999.
Farrer and Co is a London law firm with almost 300 staff.
www.farrer.co.uk /Default.aspx?sID=736&cID=24&ctID=43   (342 words)

  
 McCarter Family Tree
William survived that first summer in Jamestown and was granted a patent of 100 acres on the Appomatox River in Charles Citty county.
William Farrar III was born in 1657 in Farrar's Island, Henrico, Virginia.
William Farrar was born in 1687 in Farrar's Island, Henrico, Virginia.
www.mccarterfamily.com /tree/b21.htm   (5059 words)

  
 The Farrer Memorial Trust
The Farrer Memorial Trust was established in 1911 to perpetuate the memory of William James Farrer and to encourage and inspire agricultural scientists.
The Farrer Memorial Medal is awarded annually to perpetuate the memory of William James Farrer, Plant Breeder, and to provide encouragement and inspiration to those engaged in agricultural science.
The Farrer Memorial Travelling Scholarships are designed to support overseas travel by post-graduates enrolled for a PhD on any aspect of field crop research to include attendance at an international conference at which a paper or poster is being presented.
www.animalethics.org.au /reader/farrer-memorial-trust   (310 words)

  
 The Farrer Centre   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Farrer began his work at "Lambrigg", near Tharwa in the ACT, where he built a small laboratory and established wheat breeding plots on one hectare of land beside the Murrumbidgee River.
In 1898, Farrer was appointed wheat experimentalist with the New South Wales Department of Agriculture, where he continued his work as a wheat breeder.
William Farrer died in 1906, leaving behind not only a solid foundation for future research in the area of wheat breeding but a legacy for all researchers by his example of achievement through diligence and unremitting enthusiasm for his work.
www.csu.edu.au /research/farrer/about.htm   (392 words)

  
 Hissem_Gernets of Heysham
Gernet was a witness to a charter of Peter, the son of William de Hull, concerning the land of Hull.
Sir William le Botiler was the Sheriff of Lancaster in 1259.
William's pleading shows that he held himself to be a member of the Gernet Of Heysham family.
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 Farrer Memorial Agricultural High School Airconditioning - 05/04/2005 - ADJ
Farrer was founded in 1939 and it is the sole boys agricultural high school in Australia.
The school is named as a memorial to William Farrer, whose successful experiments in the growing of wheat strains contributed to Australia's general prosperity.
The staff at Farrer have grave concerns about the occupational health and safety of staff and students in relation to the living conditions of students and staff at the school.
www.parliament.nsw.gov.au /prod/PARLMENT/hansArt.nsf/5f584b237987507aca256d09008051f3/d7fc2214b8bdf8d6ca256fe5007ae36b!OpenDocument   (775 words)

  
 Hissem_Heyshams of Lancaster
"William le Gentyll [6a], John Laurence [6a], Alice Laurence [2a], Alan son of the Master [2a], Simon de Baldreston [1a], Robert de Bolleron [1a], the prior of Lancastre [1/2a], John de Heghsham [Hesham, 1/2a] and John le Keu [1/2a] hold in Lancastre 20a.
William of Bolron [Bolton?], Thomas of Walton [Halton?], John of Stodagh, Robert of Bolron, John de Hesham of Lancaster.
By virtue whereof and by force of the Statue of Uses the said William was seized of a moiety of the premises for life in freehold, with remainder, etc. and died in the life time of John who had been already seized of the other moiety for life.
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 William Marshal
Farrer, with his expertise in the feudal history of northern England, recognized that this writ related to the honour of Kendal, which in the 1180s was briefly in the hands of William Marshal, the future earl of Pembroke, chief governor of England from 1216 until his death in 1219.
William II of Lancaster may be the William fitz William who in 1176 fined 3 0 marks for a duel against Gospatrick fitz Orm in Westmorland: Pipe Roll 22 Henry II, Pipe Roll Society, 25 (1904), 121, and for Gospatrick fitz Orm, William's cousin, see The Register of the Priory of St Bees, ed.
William the dean, alias William de Ste-Mere-Eglise, was undoubtedly with the King on 3 July: Eyton, Itinerary, p.
www.deremilitari.org /resources/articles/vincent.htm   (8595 words)

  
 Tamworth durum wheat researcher awarded 2001 Farrer Memorial Medal
The 2001 Farrer Memorial Medal has been awarded to Dr Ray Hare, a Research Scientist at the NSW Agriculture’s Tamworth Centre for Crop Improvement.
The Farrer Memorial Medal, first presented in 1941, is conferred annually to perpetuate the memory of the wheat breeder William James Farrer and to provide encouragement and inspiration to Australian agricultural scientists.
Farrer was Australia’s first durum breeder,” he said.
www.agric.nsw.gov.au /reader/award-media-releases/2001-farrer-medal-1.htm   (426 words)

  
 YourArt.com >> Encyclopedia >> Farrer   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Farrer, Australian Capital Territory, a suburb of Canberra, Australia, named for William Farrer
the Division of Farrer, also named after William Farrer, is an electorate of the Australian House of Representatives in rural New South Wales
Farrer Hall, a residential college at Monash University
www.yourart.com /research/encyclopedia.cgi?subject=/Farrer   (81 words)

  
 Science Fair Projects - Division of Farrer
The Division of Farrer is an Australian Electoral Division in New South Wales.
The division was created in 1949 and is named for William Farrer, agricultural scientist.
It is located in the southern rural area of the state and includes Albury, Balranald, Deniliquin and Jerilderie.
www.all-science-fair-projects.com /science_fair_projects_encyclopedia/Division_of_Farrer   (243 words)

  
 Farrer William James - Search Results - MSN Encarta   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
Farrer William James - Search Results - MSN Encarta
Farrer, William James (1845-1906), Australian wheat researcher who developed the rust-resistant Federation strain.
James, William (1842-1910), American philosopher and psychologist, who developed the philosophy of pragmatism.
uk.encarta.msn.com /Farrer_William_James.html   (98 words)

  
 William Harris of Isle of Wight County, Virginia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William Harris of Isle of Wight County, Virginia
A. WILLIAM HARRIS died in 1622 at England.
a) WILLIAM HARRIS JR was born at Henrico, Virginia.
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 Pathway: Cecely Reynolds Baley Jordan (1601-1677), Virginia
William Ferrer, 31 by Neptune August 1618, Sisley Jordan 24 by Swan August 1610, Mary Jordan, her daughter 3 born here; Margrett Jordan 1 born here; Temperance Baley 7 born here.
From these four entries, we know Cecily/ Sisley arrived on the Swan in August 1610 at 9 or 10 years of age, and that she probably married a Bayley and was married to Samuel Jordan who dies before 16 February 1623.
William Farrar disappears from being a court member about 1633/36 and is assumed to have died in that period.
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 Farrer Hall
The Hall took its name from William Farrer (1845-1906), wh o pioneered the breeding of introduced strains of wheat to suit Australian conditions.
In the general life of the Hall, especially the social life, a leading role is played by the elected executive committee of the Farrer Hall Society, of which all residents are members.
Farrer residents, senior and junior, represent a wide range of nationalities.
www.mrs.monash.edu.au /on-campus/clayton/farrer-hall.html   (503 words)

  
 Queanbeyan, New South Wales . 1889 . 1972 . 1887 . William Farrer . Canberra . Australia . 1838 . New South Wales . ...
Farrer was born at Docker, Westmorland in the England English north west now Cumbria.
He was awarded a scholarship to Christ s Hospital, London where he won honours for mathematics.
During this period, in 1882, he married Nina de Salis, a member of one of the families that lived in what is now...
www.uk.knowledge-info.org /Queanbeyan%2C_New_South_Wales-UK-6404664-yg   (707 words)

  
 Pasture researcher a worthy 2004 Farrer Memorial Medal recipient
Farrer Memorial Trust Chairman, Dr Richard Sheldrake, today announced Executive Director of the ATSE Crawford Fund and former Chief of CSIRO’s Division of Tropical Crops and Pastures, Dr Bob Clements, as the recipient of the prestigious 2004 Farrer Memorial Medal.
"The 2004 Farrer Memorial Medal recognises the significant impact of Dr Clements' work in agronomy and plant breeding, particularly tropical pastures, for which he has become an international authority," Dr Sheldrake said.
Dr Sheldrake said the Farrer Memorial Medal was established in 1911 to perpetuate the Memory of William Farrer and to encourage and inspire agricultural scientists.
www.agric.nsw.gov.au /reader/award-media-releases/2004-farrer-medal.htm   (398 words)

  
 William Farrer - TheBestLinks.com - Australia, April 16, April 3, England, ...
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 Farrer, William James - Bright Sparcs Biographical entry   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-01)
William James Farrer was involved in developing breeds of wheat to withstand disease (especially rust) and harsh Australian conditions as well as to produce high yields.
His grave behind his house at Lambrigg is marked with a granite column erected by the Commonwealth Government and there is a bronze bust of him at Queanbeyan, New South Wales.
Commemorated by the Farrer Memorial medal for outstanding service to agricultural science in research, administration and education; the Farrer Memorial research scholarship awarded for postgraduate research in agriculture; currency; stamps; various schools; streets; a suburb of Canberra; a flour-mill; and several institutions.
www.asap.unimelb.edu.au /bsparcs/biogs/P000401b.htm   (333 words)

  
 Farrer Family Genealogy Forum
FARRER - LOWESTOFT and SURREY - Felicity Pawsey 6/05/06
Re: Farrers of Burnley - Sylvia Farrer Bornarth 9/18/01
Re: Royce Roy) Farrer and ORA of Iowa.
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 Sullivan Burgess Family Tree @ www.sandisullivan.com
I am on a mission, this is incredible, for both Margaret Lacy's descend from the Kings of Saxony, first 8 Kings of England, and married William and Brian Farrer, cousins.
I most I have gone back is to George Farrer born 1819 in Annan, Dumfriesshire, Scotland source is 1881 England, UK Census, taken April 3rd, 1881.
His mother was Mary Farrer d.~1624, whose father was Richard Farrer d.1610, whose Father was Brian Farrer d.1575, whose Father was Henry Farrer d.1542.
www.sandisullivan.com /Farrer.htm   (2273 words)

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