George Farmer (1862-1905) – Everton Pioneer


Grave and Headstone Rededication Project

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A film of the rededication, with interviews at the graveside by Giulia Bould and Ken Rogers. Filmed and edited by Lewis Royden

The Grave Rededication Event

Full Film in production

A short film of the rededication can be found above. The full film, including the Winslow event, by Lewis Royden, will be uploaded and announced on social media as soon as possible

The George Farmer Story

Jamie Yates

George could bend it way before Beckham

Liverpool Echo article by Ken Rogers

Making of the Headstone

Order of Service Artwork

Jamie Yates

The Grave Rededication

Anfield Cemetery – 23 March 2024

Report by Rob Sawyer

The Grave Rededication

Photo Gallery

Mike Royden / Rob Sawyer / Lewis Royden

‘Hey Now Georgie’

Music by The Mighty George Farmer

Interviews at the graveside after the rededication

Jamie Yates, Ken Rogers, Barry Horne and family members talk about the day, and the significance of the rededication

Award winning journalist Giulia Bould was there on behalf of Radio Merseyside and Everton FC Heritage Society

The Life of George Farmer Documentary

Film in Production (due Summer 2024)


We were grateful to have with us former Everton players Barry Horne – representing George Farmer’s Welsh origins, and Ian Snodin, friend of Everton FC Heritage Society and Everton FC Ambassador.


Research and project co-ordination by Jamie Yates

Text by Jamie Yates and Echo article by Ken Rogers

Rededication and Winslow article by Rob Sawyer

Editing, web layout, photos and additional material by Mike Royden

Filming (in development) and photos by Lewis Royden

Many thanks to Thomas of Mackie Memorials for inviting us along to observe the manufacture of the George Farmer headstone

By Jamie Yates

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