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Michael Faraday                               1791-1867
  Michael was born on 22 September 1791, the son of James Faraday and Margaret Hastwell, at Newington Butts, Surrey.
  Faraday's father, James Faraday, was a blacksmith who came from Yorkshire while his mother Margaret Hastwell was the daughter of a farmer.   Early in 1791 James and Margaret moved to Newington Butts, which was then a village outside London.   The family were held closely together by a strong religious faith, being members of the Sandemanians, a form of the Protestant Church which had split from the Church of Scotland.   When Faraday was thirteen years old he had to find work to help the family finances and he was employed running errands for George Riebau who had a bookselling business.   Not only did he bind books but he also read them.   This was the beginning of a fantastic journey into a life of discovery in the fields of Electricity and magnetism.
  Read his biography.

Sarah Barnard                                   1800-1879
Sarah was born on 7 January 1800, the daughter of Edward Barnard and Mary Boosey, at Clerkenwell, Islington, Middlesex.
I have not identified any children.
Michael Faraday

Birth of Parents
Michael Faraday b: 22 Sep 1791         Newington Butts, Surrey
son of James Faraday and Margaret Hastwell

Sarah Barnard b: 7 Jan 1800         Clerkenwell, London
daughter of Edward Barnard and Mary Boosey

Marriage
12 Jun 1821
Michael Faraday
Sarah Barnard

1841 Census HO107-734
7 June 1841 Mayfair, St George Hanover Square, Middlesex
20 Albemarle Streete     Born in this County?    
Michael Faraday
Mary Faraday
A. Reed
Plus 6 Servants
Age 45
Age 40
Age 20
Ind.
Ind.
Ind.
Yes
Yes
Yes
  22 Sep 1791
abt 1800
abt 1820

1851 Census HO107-1476 31 March 1851 Mayfair, St George Hanover Square, Middlesex
21 Royal Institution of Great Britain
Michael Faraday
Sarah (Wife)
Jane F. Barnard (Niece)
Plus 6 Servants
Age 59
Age 57
Age 8
Professor of Chemistry

Scholar
Newington
Pentonville
St Marylebone
Surrey
Middlesex
Middlesex
22 Sep 1791
7 Jan 1800
abt 1842

1861 Census RG9-44 8 April 1861 May Fair, St George Hanover Square, Middlesex
21 Royal Institution of Great Britain
Michael Faraday
Jane Barnard (Niece)
Plus 5 Servants
Age 69
Age 18
Professor of Science Newington
Islington
Surrey
Middlesex
22 Sep 1791
abt 1832

1861 Census RG9-458 8 April 1861 Hampton, Middlesex
Old Office Road
Sarah Faraday (Head)(M)
Caroline Deacon (Visitor)(M)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 61
Age 66
Gentlewoman
Gentlewoman
Clerkenwell
Liberty, London
Middlesex
Middlesex
7 Jan 1800
abt 1805

Death
Michael Faraday Died 25 Aug 1867, Age 75,     Hampton Court       1867 3Q Kingston 2a 141
Burial: The Sandemanian plot in Highgate Cemetery, London

The Times, Saturday, Aug 31, 1867                         DEATHS
  On the 25th inst., at Hampton Court Green, Michael Faraday, of the Royal Institution, in his 76th year.

1871 Census RG10-253 3 April 1871 Islington West, Islington St Mary, London
320 Liverpool Road
Sarah Faraday (Widow)
Jane Barnard (Niece)
Plus 2 Servants
Age 71
Age 38
Gov't, Annuities, & Interest
Gov't, Annuities, & Interest
Pentonville
Pentonville
Middlesex
Middlesex
7 Jan 1800
abt 1832

Death
Sarah (Barnard) Faraday Died 6 Jan 1879, Age 78,       1879 1Q Islington 1b 169
Burial: The Sandemanian plot in Highgate Cemetery, London

The Times, Thursday, Jan 9, 1879                                  DEATHS
  On the 6th Jan., at Barnsbury Villa, 320 Liverpool Road, N., Sarah Faraday, widow of the late Michael Faraday, in the 79th year of her age.

MICHAEL FARADAY
 
BORN 22 SEPTEMBER
 
1791
 
DIED 25 AUGUST
 
1867
 
SARAH,HIS WIFE
 
BORN 7 JANUARY

 
1800
 
DIED 6 JANUARY
 
1879
HIGHGATE CEMETERY (West)
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