B: Nov 1820 D: 3rd Oct 1879
Born: November 1820 Liverpool, England
Died: 3rd October 1879 Farina, SA.
Buried: Farina Cemetery
Wife: Frances ANDREWS (B: 29th Dec 1826 D: 1884)
Mary Frances (Fanny) HUMPHREYS (B: 1852 D: 1937 )
William Henry HUMPHREYS (B: 1858 D: 1891)
Joseph HUMPHREYS (B: 1860 D: 1867)
Sarah HUMPHREYS (B: 22nd Mar 1868 Gawler Ranges, SA. D: 8th Sept 1954)
William Humphreys was born in 1820 in Liverpool, England.
In 1847 he married Frances Andrews in Adelaide, SA, and over a period of 28 years had seven children.
In 1876 he and his wife Frances and their daughter Sarah were sent by A.M. Woolridge to Government Gums (later to be named Farina) to take charge of the wells.
In 1879 he was tragically killed by a rogue bull at Farina, and was buried in the Farina Cemetery.
“Farina, from Gibbers to Ghost Town” by Rob Olston – page 15.