Richard Fernee1

#23208, (1909 - 1998)
FatherFrederick Thurotern Fernee1 (1876 - 1953)
MotherElizabeth Ann Cowland1 (c 1880 - 1913)
Relationship3rd great-grandson of Samuel Fernee
ChartsSamuel Fernee & Mary Harris - collapsible 6 generation descendant chart

Children of Richard Fernee and Rose Eileen Starkey

  • Sheila Eileen Fernee3
  • Cherry Yvonne Fernee3
  • Richard Arthur Thurotern Fernee3
BirthRichard Fernee was born on 29 Mar 1909 in Pump Court, St Sepulchre Holborn, London.1
(with Parents) 1911 CensusRichard appeared on the 1911 Census London with his parents. He was 2 years old.2 
MarriageHe married Rose Eileen Starkey on 21 Jan 1933 in Holy Trinity Church, Wimbledon.3
MilitaryRichard Fernee was in the Territorial Army before WW11 and was therefore called up in 1938, before hostilities began. He served in the Royal Engineers and the Royal Artillery and was demobbed in 1946. At one time his unit worked under Professor Watson Watt who was further developing RADAR.4 
Richard Fernee (1909-1998)
photo taken in September 1939
DeathRichard died on 8 May 1998.5,3
Last Edited13 Aug 2011


  1. Correspondence with Richard & Hester Fernee, Richard Fernee birth certificate.
  2. 1911 Census for England & Wales, RD 23 SD 1 ED 8 Schedule 170.
  3. Correspondence with Richard & Hester Fernee.
  4. Correspondence with Sheila Allen.
  5. GRO Indexes to Deaths, images viewed at Ancestry. Richard Fernee, March 1998, Croydon RD.