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James Foster, farm bailiff, son of William Foster, farm labourer and Ann Foster [Tester]
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Date
Type
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Source
 
10th Feb 1823
Born
At Town Row in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
18th May 1823
Christened
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; son of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
Rotherfield Parish Registers
 
6th Jun 1841
Census
At Hole Farm in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex; James Foster, M, age 15 to 19, born Sussex; occupation: servant
1841 Census
Rotherfield, Sussex
 
Apr to June 1857
Married
Harreit .....; registered at Tonbridge District, Kent; ref: 1857 Q2 Vol 2a Page 575
Register of marriages
 
1861
Birth of a son
William in the Parish of Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
 
1868
Birth of a son
Alfred in the Parish of Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
 
1870
Birth of a daughter
Louisa in the Parish of Tunbridge Wells, Kent
1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
 
3rd Apr 1881
Census
At Dunorlan Cottages in the Parish of Tonbridge, Kent; James Foster, M, Head, widowed, age 56, born Rotherfield, Sussex; occupation: farm bailiff
1881 Census
Tunbridge Wells, Kent
 
4th Mar 1901
Died
In the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Monumental Inscriptions at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield
 
after 4th Mar 1901
Buried
At St. Denys Church in the Parish of Rotherfield, Sussex
Monumental Inscriptions at St. Denys Church, Rotherfield
 
Headstone

In Loving Memory of
SARAH FOSTER
died August 10th 1893
Aged 51 Years
Also of
JAMES FOSTER
died March 4th 1901
Aged 78 Years
The in a nobler sweeter song
I'll sing Thy power to save
When this poor lisping, stammering tongue
Lies silent in the grave

Ancestor's report
Descendent's report
Foster, Forster, Forestar, Fostar individual records
The ancestral pedigree of James Foster, farm bailiff
  
 John Fosterm: 23rd Oct 1768 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, SussexMartha Sellings 
 b: c 1745
d: April 1800 Rotherfield, Sussex, senior
bur: 9th Apr 1800 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: c 1745
d: December 1792 Rotherfield, Sussex, wife of John - poor
bur: 9th Dec 1792 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
           
Martha  Thomas  John Thomas  Ann William George 
b: 1769 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 5th Jan 1769 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: April 1829 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: 10th Apr 1829 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 1771 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 28th May 1771 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: before 1778
  b: 1776 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1776 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: March 1803 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: 2nd Mar 1803 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1778 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 30th Aug 1778 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Foster and Martha Foster
 b: 1781 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 28th Jan 1781 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Foster and Martha Foster, recorded as Elizabeth probably incorrectly
 b: 1784 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 5th Sep 1784 St. Denys Church, daughter of John Forster and Martha Forster
d: March 1855 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 71 years
bur: 14th Mar 1855 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1789 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 12th Jul 1789 St. Denys Church, son of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: November 1808 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: 15th Nov 1808 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 1792 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 8th Jan 1792 St. Denys Church, son of John Foster and Martha Foster
 
   Mary Elizabeth               
   b: 1770 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 9th Dec 1770 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: July 1787 Mayfield, Sussex, aged 18 years
bur: 16th Jul 1787 St. Dunstan Church, Mayfield, Sussex
 b: 1773 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Jul 1773 St. Dunstan Church, daughter of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: November 1846 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 72 years, wife of John
bur: 25th Nov 1846 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
               
                      
Great-
Grandfather
record
  
  
   
 John Fosterm: 8th Apr 1799 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, SussexPhiladelphia Hobbs 
 b: 1776 Mayfield, Sussex
ch: 3rd Mar 1776 St. Dunstan Church, son of John Foster and Martha Foster
d: March 1803 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: 2nd Mar 1803 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: c 1775
  
  
 William 
 b: 1802 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 16th May 1802 St. Denys Church, son of John Foster and Philadelphia Foster
d: February 1866 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 64 years
bur: 11th Feb 1866 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 
    
Grandfather
record
   
   
    
 William Foster
farm labourer
m: c 1822Ann Tester 
 b: 1802 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 16th May 1802 St. Denys Church, son of John Foster and Philadelphia Foster
d: February 1866 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 64 years
bur: 11th Feb 1866 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 1802 Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 21st Feb 1802 St. Denys Church, daughter of Thomas Tester and Cary Tester
d: April 1868 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 66 years
bur: 20th Apr 1868 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  
         
James Fanny Frances Obed Ann William Hobbs Caroline Sarah Esther Rhoda 
b: 10th Feb 1823 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 18th May 1823 St. Denys Church, son of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
d: 4th Mar 1901 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: after 4th Mar 1901 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 25th Mar 1826 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Jun 1826 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Foster (labourer) and Anne Foster
d: August 1845 Rotherfield, Sussex, aged 19 years, daughter of William and Ann
bur: 20th Aug 1845 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 17th Mar 1829 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 17th May 1829 St. Denys Church, son of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
 b: 1832 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Oct 1832 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
 b: 1836 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 14th Feb 1836 St. Denys Church, son of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
 b: 7th Apr 1838 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Sep 1838 St. Denys Church, son of William Forster (labourer) and Ann Forster
 b: 23rd Aug 1842 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 18th Dec 1842 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Foster (labourer) and Anne Foster
d: 10th Aug 1893 Dunor Lane Farm, Tunbridge Wells, Kent, aged 51 years
bur: 14th Aug 1893 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
 b: 3rd Jan 1848 Woodside, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 2nd Apr 1848 St. Denys Church, daughter of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
 
                  
Parental
record
   
   
   
 James Foster
farm bailiff
m: Apr to June 1857
registered at Tonbridge District, Kent ref: 1857 Q2 Vol 2a Page 575
Harreit 
 b: 10th Feb 1823 Town Row, Rotherfield, Sussex
ch: 18th May 1823 St. Denys Church, son of William Foster (labourer) and Ann Foster
d: 4th Mar 1901 Rotherfield, Sussex
bur: after 4th Mar 1901 St. Denys Church, Rotherfield, Sussex
  b: 1830 Tunbridge Wells, Kent
  
    
 William Alfred Louisa 
 b: 1861 Tunbridge Wells, Kent b: 1868 Tunbridge Wells, Kent b: 1870 Tunbridge Wells, Kent 
Family
record

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