Edwin Farley

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Sir Edwin Wood Thorp Farley MBE (1864[1] – 9 January 1939) was Mayor of Dover, Kent, England, from 1913 to 1919.

Farley went to sea when he was twelve years old and sailed to India and China many times. He served on Dover Town Council for 27 years. For his services to Dover during the First World War he was appointed Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE) in 1918 and knighted in the 1920 New Year Honours.[2]

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  1. ^ Biography, Who Was Who
  2. ^ "No. 31712". The London Gazette (Supplement). 30 December 1919. p. 2. 

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