Thomas Booth Farrington

architect engineer
Place of Birth

  • Born      20 March 1854, at Chorley.
  • Died       2 May 1915 at Llandudno.

Thomas Booth Farrington was born at Chorley on the 20th March 1854. He served his articles with Maxwell and Tuke of Manchester, for whom he acted as resident engineer at the Winter Gardens, Southport, and in laying out the town of St Anne’s-on-Sea. He then became engineer and architect to the Pwllycrochan Estate Company, for whom he laid out the Welsh coast resort of Colwyn Bay. He was next appointed engineer and surveyor to the Conway Corporation, an office which he held for 20 years. He designed and carried out the Cowlyd Lake water supply scheme for Conway and Colwyn Bay, including a suspension bridge across the Conway estuary. He also carried out water and sewage schemes for many local authorities and was in frequent request as an arbitrator and expert witness. Mr Farrington was elected an Associate Member of the Institution on 7 February 1899. From 1896 to 1900 he was President of the North Wales Football League

Thomas Booth Farrington died at Llandudno on 2 May 1915.

1875    Bolton
1915    Plasmadoc, Church Walks, Llandudno

Reference    Manchester City News 8 May 1915 Page 10 - obituary
Reference    Proceedings of the I C E 1914-5 page 474 - obituary
Reference   North Wales Football League (founded 1893) Minute Book for 1893