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TitleFarrer; Sir; Thomas Henry (1819-1899); 1st Baron Farrer; civil servant
Ref NoFARRER
LevelCollection
Date1865-1886
Extent11 volumes
Admin Biographical HistorySir Thomas Henry Farrer, 1819-1899, was educated at Eton and Balliol College, Oxford. He received his BA in 1840 and became a barrister at Lincoln's Inn in 1844. He became Assistant-Secretary of the Marine Department of the Board of Trade in 1850, assistant secretary to the Board in 1854, and was Permanent Secretary from 1865 to 1886. In addition he was a member (and for several years Vice-Chairman) of the London County Council, 1889-1898, and published writings on economic subjects. He was created baronet in 1883 for his public service, and raised to the peerage in 1893.
Custodial HistoryNone
DescriptionCorrespondence to and from Lord Farrer, manuscript notes and papers on Indian trade and currency, press cuttings, and printed papers concerning currency problems in India.
Access ConditionsOriginal withdrawn; microfilm must be used (Archives MF 289-292)
Copyright TypeCopyright holder unknown
Former Reference NumberR SR 1018/ Coll S
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