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William George Forster

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William George Forster (c1833- ) of Forster and Gregory

Born the son of Thomas Forster

1880 Married at Croydon to Jessy Jane Rosa Blake

1901 Living at 77 Woodside Green, Croydon, William G. Foster (age 68 born Chelsea), manufacturing Chemist. With his wife Jessie and his sister Eliza and four children.[1]

1911 Living at North View, Queens Road, Tankerton, Whitstable: William George Forster (age 78 born City of London), Chemical engineer, Managing Director to Mineral Factory, Employer. With his wife of 31 years Jessie Jane Rosa Forster and their daughter and also his sister Eliza.[2]

Possible son

  • 'Alfred Thomas Forster of 127 Franciscan-rd., Tooting (late of Lonesome Chemical Works, passed away on May 6. Cremated at Streatham Park Cemetery.'[3]

See Also


Sources of Information

  1. 1901 Census
  2. 1911 Census
  3. Norwood News - Friday 15 May 1942