Alexander FORFAR

Alexander FORFAR was born in Scotland.

He married Helen DOW in Kinfauns, Perthshire, on 19 July 1742.1

Family

Helen DOW
Children

Citations

  1. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Kinfauns, OPR Marriages, GRO 366/00 0010 0242.

Helen FORFAR1

(1796 - 1825)
Father*William FORFAR1 b. 1757, d. 1844
Mother*Maxwell BETHUNE1 b. 1759, d. 1832
She was baptised on 21 July 1796 at Saline, Fife.1

She married Alexander FORFAR, son of Robert FORFAR and Margaret ROY, in Saline, Fife, on 24 May 1823.2

Helen died in 1825.

Family

Alexander FORFAR
Child

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Saline, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 455/00 0010 0137.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Saline, OPR Marriages, GRO 455/00 0020 126 FR414.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Orwell, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 463/00 0020 015.

Hugh FORFAR

Father*Robert FORFAR
Mother*Margaret ROY
He married Christian THOMSON.

Family

Christian THOMSON
Child

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Orwell, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 464/00 0020 038.

Maxwell Jameson FORFAR1

(1824 - 1882)
Father*Alexander FORFAR1
Mother*Helen FORFAR1 b. 1796, d. 1825
Maxwell Jamieson HUTTON (nee FORFAR)(1824-1882)
Maxwell Jameson FORFAR was born in Orwell, Kinross-shire, on 4 August 1824. and was baptised on 8 August 1824 in Orwell.1

She married John HUTTON, son of George HUTTON and Janet HARLEY, in Dunfermline, Fife, on 17 January 1846.2

She was widowed at age 42 on the death of her husband John on 21 March 1867.3

Maxwell died on 12 May 1882 in Alloa, Clackmannanshire, at age 57.4

Family

John HUTTON (1818 - 1867)
Child

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Orwell, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 463/00 0020 015.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Dumfernline, OPR Marriages, GRO 424/00 170 0125.
  3. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Saline, Statutory Deaths, GRO 455/00 0008, aged 48, mother's maiden name HARLEY.
  4. [S918] GRO Scotland, death record, District of Alloa, Statutory Deaths, GRO 465/00 0089, aged 58.

Patrick Thomson FORFAR1

(1829 - 1890)
Father*Hugh FORFAR1
Mother*Christian THOMSON1
He was baptised on 7 June 1829 at Orwell, Kinross-shire.1

He married Mary McGregor IRELAND in Leslie, Fife, in 1856.2

He was ordained in 1854, then went to Liverpool from Kilwinning, Ayr, where he had been living following completion of his studies at St. Andrews. He was Minister at Oldham St. Church, Liverpool and lived at 30 Sandon St.3

Patrick died on 12 October 1890 at Liverpool, Lancashire, in his pulpit, while preaching. He supposedly had 14 children, but his obituary names only 4 sons and 2 daughters. The only known names are Hugh and Alice (1866-19/8/1961).3

Citations

  1. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Orwell, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 464/00 0020 038.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, District of Leslie, Statutory Marriages, GRO 444/00 0006.
  3. [S591] Interview - Harley Bates, 1988, and as added to by her daughter Jenny.

Robert FORFAR

Father*Alexander FORFAR
Mother*Helen DOW
He married Margaret ROY.

William FORFAR

(1757 - 1844)
Father*Alexander FORFAR
Mother*Helen DOW
William FORFAR was born in Scotland in 1757.

Formerly a school teacher at Cairnlee, he was presented to King George III on the 26th of September 1792. After being ordained into the Presbyterian Church on the 24th of January 1793, he remained in the ministry at Saline for 52 years. He was the first preacher at the 'modern' (1811) church.1

He married Maxwell BETHUNE, daughter of Neil BETHUNE and Janet JAMISON, in Saline, Fife, on 14 March 1794.2

He was widowed on the death of his wife Maxwell in 1832.

William died on 24 November 1844 in Saline, Fife.

Family

Maxwell BETHUNE (1759 - 1832)
Child

Citations

  1. [S591] Interview - Harley Bates, 1988.
  2. [S917] GRO Scotland, marriage record, Parish of Saline, OPR Marriages, GRO 455/00 0010 0261 FR279.
  3. [S612] GRO Scotland, birth/bapt record, Parish of Saline, OPR Birth/Baptisms, GRO 455/00 0010 0137.

Edward Ellis FORRESTER1,2

(1872 - 1911)
Edward Ellis FORRESTER (1872-1911) on his wedding day, 1899
Edward's birth was registered between April 1872 and June 1872 in Malmesbury, Wiltshire.2

He married Ethel Dorothy STEVENS, daughter of John Foster STEVENS KCSI and Frances Louisa JEREMIE, at St Paul's Cathedral in Calcutta, Bengal, on 9 December 1899.1,3
Wedding of Edward Ellis FORRESTER and Ethel D STEVENS, Calcutta, 1899
He was buried on 10 March 1911 at the Church of England New Cemetery in Gaya.4

Edward died on 10 March 1911 in Gaya, Bengal, of tetanus. He was the District and Sessions Judge of Gaya at the time of his death and his wife was in England.5

Family

Ethel Dorothy STEVENS (1879 - 1952)
Child
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Tuesday, Jun 18, 1929; pg. 18; Issue 45232; col B.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Malmesbury, Vol 5a, p47, 2Q1872, mother's maiden name SWENY.
  3. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/278, folio 260, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal 1713-1948.
  4. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/371, p185, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal 1713-1948.
  5. [S938] National Archives - British India Office Records, Archive Ref: N/1/371, p185, Parish register transcripts from the Presidency of Bengal 1713-1948; also Reference L-AG-34-14A-8, Deaths in the Uncovenanted Service.

Frances Joan FORRESTER

(1906 - )
Father*Edward Ellis FORRESTER b. 1872, d. 1911
Mother*Ethel Dorothy STEVENS b. 1879, d. 1952
Frances's birth was registered between July 1906 and September 1906 in St Marylebone, London, Middlesex.1

She married Isaac Evans RODGERS at St George Anglican in Montreal, Quebec, on 5 October 1929.2,3
ChartsStephen Blomfield (c1750?-1809) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of St Marylebone, Vol 1a, p493, 3Q1906. mother's maiden name STEVENS, child unnamed.
  2. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, Monday, Sep 02, 1929; pg. 15; Issue 45297; col C.
  3. [S418] Ancestry.com - misc sources, at http://www.ancestry.com/, Quebec, Vital and Church Records (Drouin Collection), 1621-1967.

Ada Jane Hampton FORSAITH1,2

(1840 - 1898)
Father*William Smyth FORSAITH1,2 b. 1812, d. 1853
Mother*Clara Lydia Bolton TWYNAM1,2 b. 1813, d. 1886
Ada's birth was registered in May 1840 in Shoreditch, London, Middlesex.1,3,4,5 and was baptised on 29 May 1840 in St Leonards Shoreditch.2
The siblings Clara and Ada were listed in the 1841 census at 190 Shoreditch in St Leonards Shoreditch, Middlesex, with their parents, William Smyth FORSAITH and Clara Lydia Bolton TWYNAM.6
She was attending the Desboro House School, Finsbury at Paddington at the time of the 1851 UK census along with her sister Clara.7
The siblings Ada, Alfred and Mary were listed in the 1861 census in Camborne, Cornwall, with their mother Clara Lydia Bolton TWYNAM.8
The siblings Ada, Alfred, Ellen and Mary were listed in the 1871 census at Therenson Terrace in Camborne, Cornwall, with their mother Clara Lydia Bolton TWYNAM.9
She was listed as the sister of Alfred John FORSAITH in the 1881 Census at 6 Belmont Drive in Walton on Hill, Lancashire.3

Ada died on 25 June 1898 at Pengegon House in Camborne, Cornwall, at age 58.1,10,11,12

Her will was probated in Bodmin, Cornwall, on 11 August 1898 with Alfred John FORSAITH appointed administrator of effects valued at £314/6/8.11
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Shoreditch St Leonard, Register of Baptism, P91/LEN/A/01/Ms 7496, Item 48.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, ED 1 RG11-3686 Folio 7 p7 FHL film 1341883.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Birth: District of Shoreditch, Vol 2, p359, 2Q1840, mother's maiden name TWYNAM.
  5. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Gives age at baptism as 3 wks on 29th May.
  6. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 7 HO107-706-4 Folio 10 p12.
  7. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 6b HO107-1466 Folio 318 p44-45 GSU roll 87787.
  8. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 11 RG9-1584 Folio 74 p1 GSU roll 542835.
  9. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 3 RG10-2323 Folio 93 p68 GSU roll 838825.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Qtrly Indexes, Death: District of Redruth, Vol 5c, p148.
  11. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) at Bodmin to Alfred John FORSAITH, manager of patent-fuse-manufactury; note this gives a death date of 22 Jun.
  12. [S901] Newspaper - Royal Cornwall Gazette Falmouth Packet, Cornish Weekly News, & General Advertiser, issue of Tuesday, June 30, 1898; issue 4953; p5, Deaths.