John Forster or Foster the elder

???? - 1840

Claimant or beneficiary


Reportedly son of Samuel Foster and brother of Samuel Warren Foster.

  1. Will of John Forster [the elder] of Upper Charlotte Street Fitzroy Square proved 22/01/1841. He gave his daughter Marianne Forster £4000; his grandson the Rev. John Forster £1200; and two great-nieces Jane and Rosa residing with him £600 and £300. The rest of his property was to be divided among the same four legatees in proportion to their monetary legacies. One of his executors was John Frederick Foster (q.v.) of Sale Priory near Manchester.


  1. PROB 11/1939/220

Further Information


Associated Claims (1)

£4,232 15s 3d
Unsuccessful claimant (Tenant-in-tail or Remainderman)
Inferred to be John Forster or Foster (1747-1840).

Relationships (5)

Father → Son
Testator → Executor
Notes →
John Frederick Foster was also the son of John Forster the elder's first cousin, Frederick William Foster...
Father → Son
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Henry Forster predeceased his father John Forster or...
Son → Father
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This is drawn from online genealogical sources and has yet to be...

Addresses (1)

Upper Charlotte Street, London, Middlesex, London, England