Lancelot FORSTER[1]

Male 1822 - 1868  (45 years)


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  • Name Lancelot FORSTER 
    Born 17 Aug 1822  Gateshead Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Christened 8 Sep 1822  St. Marys Gateshead Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Age at death
    • 45
    Occupation 1841 & 1851  Thornley Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Fireman & Stoker: Brakesman & Engineman 
    _UID D29345E7DA7A41BF891FD97729D02B2B2C14 
    Died May 1868  Castle Eden Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried 3 May 1868  Castle Eden Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I48338  Clan Home Genealogy
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2003 

    Family Alice HUMES,   b. 1824, Washington Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1854, Thornley Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 30 years) 
    Married 28 Sep 1846  Houghton Le Spring Parish Church Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Mary FORSTER,   b. 1847, Newbottle Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1851, Thornley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 4 years)
     2. Thomas FORSTER,   b. 1848, Thornley Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1859, Castle Eden Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
     3. Elizabeth FORSTER,   b. 1850, Thornley Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. William FORSTER,   b. 4 Jan 1852, Thornley Colliery Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1884, 5 Glebe Street Sunderland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 32 years)
     5. Mary FORSTER,   b. 1854, Thornley Co. Durham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 26 Dec 2003 
    Family ID F17734  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 17 Aug 1822 - Gateshead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 28 Sep 1846 - Houghton Le Spring Parish Church Co. Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - May 1868 - Castle Eden Co. Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 3 May 1868 - Castle Eden Link to Google Earth
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  • Notes 
    • On the 1841 Census he is found with his parents at Thornley Colliery, aged 15 (sic) a Fireman and Stoker HO 107/313/14/ Paged 42 Folio 64

      Lancelot's address given as Newbottle on his M.C. 1846, but by 1851 he lived at 96 Princess St, . Thornley (Near Kelloe) with his first wife Alice and family. (Ho/107/2392 Folio 23) On the death of Alice through cholera he remarried Mary Piggford and moved to Castle Eden where he brought up a second family. They lived in the part of Castle Eden called The Foundry. His occupation now was that of Engineman rather than Brakesman .

  • Sources 
    1. [S269] Avril Steward Gedcom, Avril Forster Steward.