Frederick William Farrar was born August 7, 1831, Bombay, India. His father, a missionary to India, later became the rector at Sideup, Kent, England. Farrar attended King William's College on the Isle of Man, and King's College, London. In 1852, he won a scholarship to the University of London, where he earned his bachelor's degree. He then went to Trinity College at Cambridge where he took a number of honors, including the Chancellor's Prize in English verse. In 1854, he graduated with first class classical honors and took Holy Orders. For a while he served as assistant master at Harrow School. In 1869, he was appointed a Chaplain to Queen Victoria, From 1871-1876, he was headmaster of Marlborough College. He then went on to become a Canon of Westminster Abbey, rector of St. Margaret's, Westminster, Arch-deacon of Westminster, and Dean of Canterbury.
Frederic William Farrar (Mumbai, 7 August 1831 – Canterbury, 22 March 1903) was a cleric of the Church of England. Farrar was born in Bombay, India and educated at King William's College on the Isle of Man, King's College London and Trinity College, Cambridge. At Cambridge he won the Chancellor's Gold Medal for poetry in 1852. He was for some years a master at Harrow School and, from 1871 to 1876, the headmaster of Marlborough College.
Frederic William Farrar (Bombay, 7 August 1831 – , 22 March 1903) was a cleric of the (), schoolteacher and author. He was a pallbearer at the funeral of in 1882. He was a member of the secret society.