Category Archives: World War I

Edwin Farley and the Vindictive Casket

Following the publication of my article in the Dover Mercury, on Sir Edwin Farley: Edwin Farley – Mayor who stayed throughout WWI, one of his granddaughters contacted me. Sir Edwin, a Dovorian, was born in 1864, after a few years at … Continue reading

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Edwin Farley – Mayor who stayed throughout WWI

In Wellesley Road, near Dover’s seafront there is a seat dedicated to Sir Edwin Wood Thorp Farley. An appropriate place, for nearby once stood the Dover Patrol Hostel that Sir Edwin established. This was destroyed during World War II. Sir Edwin, … Continue reading

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