John FORSAITH1

(1783 - 1844)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. 1744, d. 1806
Mother*Sarah ANDREWS b. 1745, d. 1803
John FORSAITH was born in Braintree, Essex, on 29 October 1783.2,3,4,5 and was baptised on 6 January 1784 at Bocking Independent in Bocking.2,3

He married Elizabeth Sarah WARD at St Mary at Lambeth in Lambeth, London, Middlesex, on 5 May 1808.1,6

He was named executor and beneficiary in the will of John FORSAITH, his uncle, dated 13 October 1813 in London, Middlesex; he was to receive £200 and a watch chain, seals and trinkets, and all books and wearing apparel (linen and woollen), along with the residue of the estate (as shared with his co-executor).7

He was appointed executor of John FORSAITH's estate in London, Middlesex, on 19 January 1816.7

He was listed in the 1841 census at Staindrop Northside in Staindrop, Durham, with his wife Elizabeth; he was a Dissenting Minister. Their ages were under-stated by 10 years, which is severe age rounding, even for the 1841 census. Their child Ann was listed with them.8

John died on 26 December 1844 in Lambeth, London, Middlesex, at age 61.1,9,10 He was buried on 30 December 1844 at the Bunhill Fields Dissenter's Cemetery.9,11,12

Family

Elizabeth Sarah WARD (1785 - 1849)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch C067101, Source Call 0593806, Register Of The Bocking Meeting, Essex, England; RG4 1500 Essex 4 I Baptisms and Burials, Independent or Congregational denomination in the parish of Bocking in the County of Essex founded about 1710; p.61, entry #524: John Forsaith, Son of Samuel Forsaith, School master and of Sarah his Wife, of the Parish of Braintree in the County of Essex (born on the Twenty Ninth Day of October 1783) was baptized on the Sixth Day of January 1784 by ye Revd Thomas Davidson.
    Registered By me John Thorowgood Protestant Dissenting Minister.
  3. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Registers for Essex, Bocking (Independent), Births & Baptisms, TNA/RG/4/1500, entry 524.
  4. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942" ,incorrectly gives date of 29 Mar 1784.
  5. [S390] Book - S Forsaith, Samuel Forsaith Commonplace book, incorrectly gives date of 29 Mar 1784.
  6. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint Mary At Lambeth, Register of marriages, P85/MRY1, Item 396.
  7. [S458] Will - John Forsaith.
  8. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED16 HO107-306-9 Folio 28 p15.
  9. [S494] Reference - Library - London Guildhall, Bunhill Fields records for Section 5, plot 119.
  10. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Lambeth, Vol 4, p201.
  11. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.
  12. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) gives date as 31st and title of 'Revd.'

John FORSAITH

(c 1750 - 1815)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. c 1702, d. 1751
Mother*Elizabeth WILLOUGHBY d. 1779
John FORSAITH was born in England circa 1750. (Birth date based on age at death).

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Samuel FORSAITH, his father, dated 19 June 1751 in Bloxholm, Lincolnshire; he was to receive £75 on attaining 21 years of age.2

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Elizabeth WILLOUGHBY, his mother, dated 24 June 1774 in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire; he was to receive £120, one ring and two table-spoons.3

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Robert FORSAITH, his brother, dated 20 June 1797 in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire; he was to receive an equal share (with his brother Samuel) of the remainder of Robert's estate on the death of their sister Elizabeth (the executor).4

He was named executor in the will of Samuel FORSAITH, his brother, dated 2 October 1798 in Braintree, Essex.5

He signed a will dated 13 October 1813 in London, Middlesex, in which the children of his brother Samuel were the main beneficiaries.6

John died in December 1815 in England. He was buried on 13 December 1815 at the Bunhill Fields Dissenter's Cemetery.7,8

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 19 January 1816 with John FORSAITH appointed executor along with Isaac LIVERMORE.6
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S348] Will - Samuel Foresaith, Lincolnshire Archives OCC/Linc Cons 1752/62.
  3. [S347] Will - Elizabeth Willoughby, UK PRO.
  4. [S531] Will - Robert Forsaith.
  5. [S349] Will - Samuel Forsaith, UK PRO ref prob11/1695/376.
  6. [S458] Will - John Forsaith.
  7. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.
  8. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) gives date of 14th.

John FORSAITH1

(1811 - 1815)
Father*John FORSAITH1 b. 1783, d. 1844
Mother*Elizabeth Sarah WARD1 b. 1785, d. 1849
John FORSAITH was born on 17 June 1811 in England1,2 and was baptised on 22 September 1811 at Kings Weight House, Fish St Hill (Independent).2,3

He died on 23 January 1815 in London, Middlesex, at age 3.1,4 He was buried on 26 January 1815 at the Bunhill Fields Dissenter's Cemetery.4,5,6
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. C096981, Source Call No. 0597094 (RG4 4237) film ( RG4 4500, 4394, 4395) book.
  3. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8).
  4. [S494] Reference - Library - London Guildhall, Bunhill Fields records for Section 5, plot 119.
  5. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.
  6. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) gives date of 27th.

John Benjamin FORSAITH1,2

(1868 - 1932)
Father*John Stokes FORSAITH1,2 b. 1839, d. 1902
Mother*Sarah Esther ROBERTS1,2 b. 1840, d. 1895
John Benjamin FORSAITH
(1868-1932)
John Benjamin FORSAITH was born in Bethnal Green, London, Middlesex, on 28 April 1868.3,1,2
The siblings Sarah, John and Arthur were listed in the 1871 census at 329 Bethnal Green Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with their parents, John Stokes FORSAITH and Sarah Esther ROBERTS.4
The siblings Sarah, John, Arthur and Emma were listed in the 1881 census at 31 Southborough Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with their parents, John Stokes FORSAITH and Sarah Esther ROBERTS.3

He was apprenticed to his father and entered the Forsaith printing business as a partner at the death of his uncle William in 1889. On the death of his father in 1902, many changes were made to modernise plant, premises and personnel. He later became the company's first Chairman in 1930.5
The siblings Sarah, John, Arthur and Emma were listed in the 1891 census at 31 Southborough Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with their parents, John Stokes FORSAITH and Sarah Esther ROBERTS. John was a printer's warehouseman, presumably in his father's printing works.6
The siblings John, Arthur, Emma and Sarah were listed in the 1901 census at 31 Southborough Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with their father John Stokes FORSAITH. John was now a Master Printer in his father's printing works.7

John Benjamin FORSAITH and Arthur William FORSAITH were appointed executors of John Stokes FORSAITH's estate in London on 11 September 1902.8

He married Sarah Lilian HALL at St John of Jerusalem in Hackney, London, Middlesex, on 24 July 1909.1,9,10

He was listed in the 1911 census as Head of Family at 27 Cavendish Mansions in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah; he was a master printer. Their child Doris was listed as living with them.11

John died on 13 April 1932 at Passmore Edwards Hospital, Green Rd in New Southgate, London, Middlesex, at age 63.1,12,13

His will was probated in London on 23 June 1932 with Sarah Lilian HALL appointed executrix of his effects, valued at £6376/6/3.14

Family

Sarah Lilian HALL (1884 - 1970)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 1c, p293, 2Q1868, mother's maiden name ROBERTS.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-0314 Folio 7 p8 FHL film 1341067.
  4. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 1 RG10-491 Folio 17 p27 GSU roll 823374.
  5. [S1019] Book - Forsaith, One Hundred Years of Printing.
  6. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 10 Piece RG12/205, Folio 180, Page 47.
  7. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 18 RG13-261 Folio 206, p53.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London to John Benjamin FORSAITH, printer and Alfred William FORSAITH, journalist.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p937.
  10. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint John Of Jerusalem, Hackney, Register of marriages, P79/JNJ, Item 046.
  11. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN1079 RG78PN36 RD11 SD3 ED6 SN180.
  12. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, issue of 16 Apr 1932, no. 46109, p1, col A, Deaths.
  13. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Edmonton, Vol 3a, p566.
  14. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London to Sarah Forsaith, widow.
  15. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p441, 2Q1910, mother's maiden name HALL.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p755, 3Q1913, mother's maiden name HALL.

John Edwin FORSAITH1,2

(1848 - 1848)
Father*Robert Ekins FORSAITH1,2 b. 1813, d. 1891
Mother*Sarah Lavinia BENDALL1,2 b. 1817, d. 1897
John Edwin FORSAITH was born in Royston, Hertfordshire, on 5 February 1848.1,2

John's death was registered in March 1848 in Royston, Hertfordshire.3,4 He was buried on 12 March 1848 at the Independent Chapel in Royston.5
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Royston, Vol 6, p592, 1Q1848, mother's maiden name BENDALL with name as John Edward.
  3. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942" ,gave death date of 12 Mar, but this must have been burial date.
  4. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Royston, Vol 6, p501, 2Q1848, aged 0 and name as John Edward.
  5. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.

John Norris FORSAITH1,2

(1902 - 1959)
Father*Herbert Charles FORSAITH1,2 b. 1872, d. 1928
Mother*Emilie Blanche BORWELL1,2 b. 1870, d. 1925
John Norris FORSAITH was born in Hackney, London, Middlesex, on 5 June 1902.1,2,3
The siblings Kathleen, John and Gerald were listed in the 1911 census at 58 Oakfield Road in Edmonton, Middlesex, with their parents, Herbert Charles FORSAITH and Emilie Blanche BORWELL.4

He was appointed executor of Herbert Charles FORSAITH's estate in London on 14 December 1928, it being valued at £429/18/8, but resworn as only £229/18/8.5

He married Mary Gertrude HOLDCROFT in Bromley, London, Kent, on 6 July 1929.1,6

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 29 Granville Rd in Chislehurst, Kent, with Mary Gertrude HOLDCROFT; he was a bank clerk and air raid warden, and they were residing in the household of an Ellen ROSEVEARE (widow).3

John died on 19 February 1959 in Honiton, Devon, at age 56.7,8

His will was probated in Exeter, Devon, on 8 May 1959 with Mary Gertrude HOLDCROFT appointed executrix of effects valued at £3090/12/5.8

Family

Mary Gertrude HOLDCROFT (1902 - 1984)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p440, 3Q1902, mother's maiden name BORWELL.
  3. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/1244H/004/5, Letter Code: CJQT, Schedule 24.
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN7390 RG78PN357 RD132 SD5 ED40 SN294.
  5. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London to John Norris Forsaith, clerk.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Bromley, Vol 2a, p1955, 3Q1929.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Honiton, Vol 7a, p556.
  8. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in Exeter to Mary Gertrude Forsaith, widow.

John Rowley FORSAITH1,2

(1912 - 1995)
Father*Alfred Rowley FORSAITH1,2 b. 1868, d. 1922
Mother*Frances Adelaide SMITH1,2 b. 1875, d. 1964
John Rowley FORSAITH (1912-1995) in 1971
John Rowley FORSAITH was born in Dartford, Kent, on 7 September 1912.1,2,3,4,5

He was listed on the roll as a student at Merchant Taylor's between 1927 and 1931.3

He was listed in the 1939 Register at 42 Maxwell Ave in Bexley, Kent, along with Frances Adelaide SMITH; he was a medical student.6

John's marriage to Sylvia May BRAMLEY was registered between April 1971 and June 1971 in Bridge, Kent.7,8

John died on 23 February 1995 in Canterbury, Kent, at age 82.9,10

His will was probated in Brighton, Sussex, on 6 April 1995 with his estate valued at £240,320.10

Family

Sylvia May BRAMLEY (1928 - 2014)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Dartford, Vol 2a, p1088, 4Q1912, mother's maiden name SMITH.
  3. [S671] Book - Edited by Mrs E P Hart Merchant Taylor's School Register, Vol 1; son of Alfred Rowley (insurance inspector) and Frances Adelaide of Engadine, Hansol Rd, Bexley Heath; went on to University College, London (medical student).
  4. [S687] Census - 2 Apr 1911, UK census, RG14PN3730 RG78PN141 RD43 SD1 ED10 SN99.
  5. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Honiton, Register B10S, District 5601B, entry 222 gives this birth date.
  6. [S1044] Census - 29 Sep 1939, UK Register, RG101/1228I/005/23, Letter Code: CJGO, Schedule 54.
  7. [S1040] Email - B Hogg, email to D Ferguson, Sep 2015 onwards.
  8. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Bridge, Vol 5f, p191, 2Q1971.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Honiton, Register B10S, District 5601B, entry 222.
  10. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate record 9551308953G, Brighton registry.

John Smyth FORSAITH1

(1804 - 1883)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. 1776, d. 1832
Mother*Elizabeth SMYTH b. 1771, d. 1809
John Smyth FORSAITH
(1804-1883)
John Smyth FORSAITH was born in London, Middlesex, on 8 October 1804.2,1,3 and was baptised on 2 November 1804 at St Lukes Independent Tabernacle in Finsbury.2,3,4

He married Sarah CADE at St Lukes Old St in Finsbury, London, Middlesex, on 20 July 1828.1,5,6

He was widowed at age 28 on the death of his wife Sarah on 20 April 1833.1

John's second marriage was to Mary Ann STOKES on 10 September 1837 at St Mary, Haggerston in Shoreditch, London, Middlesex.1,7,8

In 1838 he started in business as a printer at 86 Church St, Bethnal Green with a wooden hand-press. Four years later he moved his plant to 329 Bethnal Green Rd (then a private house) and fitted out the basement as a printing shop. The presses then in use were manually powered by a balanced fly-wheel and winding handle, but by 1849 he was styling himself as a 'steam printer' - quite how he fitted a steam engine into the premises is unclear.9

He was listed in the 1841 census at Church St, Tower Hamlets in St Matthews Green, Middlesex, with his wife Mary; he was a printer. Their child John was listed with them.10

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at Bethnal Green in Tower Hamlets, Middlesex, with his wife Mary; he was a printer, employing four men. Their children John and William were listed as living with them, as was a servant, and one Sarah WHITE (annuitant).11

He was listed in the 1861 census as Head of Family at 118 Printer's St in Bethnal Green, London, Middlesex, with his wife Mary; he was a letter-press printer, employing five men and ten boys; an apprentice compositor was also living in the household. Their child John was listed as living with them.12

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at 2 Victoria Rd in Gravesend, Kent, with his wife Mary; he was a Master Printer; the household included Mary's niece Annie STOKES (a teacher), who was born in Jamaica.13

John died on 31 July 1883 at 28 Darnley Rd in Gravesend, Kent, at age 78.2,1,14,15 He was buried at the Gravesend Cemetery in Gravesend.2

His will was probated in London on 10 October 1883 with John Stokes FORSAITH and William Valentine FORSAITH appointed executors of a personal estate of £2875/11/4.15

Family 1

Sarah CADE (1803 - 1833)

Family 2

Mary Ann STOKES (1819 - 1890)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S119] Family Bible - Thomas Spencer Forsaith bible.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. C037161, Source Call No. 0597086.
  4. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8).
  5. [S353] Electronic Files - Pallot's Marriage Index, by Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.
  6. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint Luke, Old Street, Register of marriages, P76/LUK, Item 041.
  7. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Shoreditch, Vol 2, p355.
  8. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint Mary, Haggerston, Register of marriages, P91/MRY1, Item 024.
  9. [S1019] Book - Forsaith, One Hundred Years of Printing.
  10. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 1 HO107-691-1 Folio 9 p9.
  11. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 2 HO107-1541 Folio 43 p24 GSU roll 174771.
  12. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 1 RG9-258 Folio 17 p57 GSU roll 542601.
  13. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 5 RG10-896 Folio 8 p8 GSU roll 823485.
  14. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Gravesend, Vol 2a, p231.
  15. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry by John Stokes FORSAITH and William Valentine FORSAITH both of 329 Bethnal Green Road in the County of Middlesex Printers the Sons two of the Executors.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 2, p11, 4Q1839, mother's maiden name STOKES.
  17. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Bethnal Green St Matthew, Register of Baptism, P72/MTW, Item 023.
  18. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 2, p1, 4Q1842, mother's maiden name STOKES.
  19. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 2, p4, 1Q1848, mother's maiden name STOKES.

John Smyth FORSAITH1

(1811 - 1844)
Father*Robert FORSAITH1 b. 1781, d. 1817
Mother*Mary SMYTH1 b. 1778, d. 1844
John Smyth FORSAITH was born on 20 January 1811 in England1,2 and was baptised on 14 April 1811 at Kings Weight House, Fish St Hill (Independent).2,3

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Robert FORSAITH, his father, dated 5 September 1817 at Wades Place, Mile End Row in Middlesex.4

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Elizabeth FORSAITH, his great-aunt, dated 1 June 1824 in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire; as his father Robert had pre-deceased, his share of the estate was to be divided equally amongst his children.5

He was named executor and beneficiary in the will of Mary SMYTH, his mother, dated 23 February 1841 at 3 White Horse Lane, Stepney in London, Middlesex; he was to receive 1/4 of the monies of the estate (shared with his siblings).6
The siblings Mary, John and Sarah were listed in the 1841 census at White Horse Lane, Mile End Old Town (Lower) in Tower Hamlets, Stepney, Middlesex, with their mother Mary SMYTH. John was working as a clerk.7

Sarah Smyth POOLE and John Smyth FORSAITH were appointed executors of Mary SMYTH's estate in England on 17 July 1844.6

He signed a will dated 16 October 1844 at 3 White Horse Lane, Stepney in London, Middlesex.8

He died on 24 October 1844 at High St Place in Stepney, London, Middlesex, at age 33.1,9,10,11 He was buried on 26 October 1844 at the Bunhill Fields Dissenter's Cemetery.10,12,13

His will was probated in London, Middlesex, on 20 February 1845 with William Smyth FORSAITH appointed administrator.8
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. C096981, Source Call No. 0597094 (RG4 4237) film ( RG4 4500, 4394, 4395) book.
  3. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) gives date of 14 Apri.
  4. [S449] Will - Robert Forsaith, UK PRO prob11/1598 image 134.
  5. [S343] Will - Elizabeth Forsaith, UK PRO prob11/1695 image 154.
  6. [S448] Will - Mary Smyth, UK PRO prob11/2001 image 306.
  7. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 25 HO107-713-8 Folio 43 p13.
  8. [S455] Will - John S Forsaith.
  9. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, edition of 28 Oct 1844, p.0, col A.
  10. [S494] Reference - Library - London Guildhall, Bunhill Fields records for Section 10, plot 111.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Stepney, Vol 2, p378.
  12. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.
  13. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) gives date of 31st.

John Stokes FORSAITH1,2,3

(1839 - 1902)
Father*John Smyth FORSAITH1,2,3 b. 1804, d. 1883
Mother*Mary Ann STOKES1,2,3 b. 1819, d. 1890
John Stokes FORSAITH
(1839-1902)
John Stokes FORSAITH was born in Bethnal Green, London, Middlesex, on 25 November 1839.4,1,2,3 and was baptised on 22 December 1839 at St Matthews in Bethnal Green.3
He was listed in the 1841 census at Church St, Tower Hamlets in St Matthews Green, Middlesex, with his parents, John Smyth FORSAITH and Mary Ann STOKES.5
The siblings John and William were listed in the 1851 census at Bethnal Green in Tower Hamlets, Middlesex, with their parents, John Smyth FORSAITH and Mary Ann STOKES.6

He was apprenticed to his father at an early age (along with his brother William) and the company name was changed to J S Forsaith & Son in 1869, then J S Forsaith & Sons in 1872 when William was made a partner. John was trained as a letterpress printer and William as a Lithographic printer. He jointly succeeded to the Forsaith printing business on his father's retirement in 1874, when the company became Forsaith Brothers.7
He was listed in the 1861 census at 118 Printer's St in Bethnal Green, London, Middlesex, in the household of his parents, John Smyth FORSAITH and Mary Ann STOKES, working as a compositor, presumably in his father's print works.8

He married Sarah Esther ROBERTS at St John of Jerusalem in Hackney, London, Middlesex, on 8 February 1866.1,9,10

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at 329 Bethnal Green Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah; he was a Master Printer, employing ten men and eight boys. Their children Sarah, John and Arthur were listed as living with them.11

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at 31 Southborough Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah; he was a Master printer, now employing eleven men and nine boys. Their children Sarah, John, Arthur and Emma were listed as living with them.4

John Stokes FORSAITH and William Valentine FORSAITH were appointed executors of John Smyth FORSAITH's estate in London on 10 October 1883.12

After the death of his brother William in 1889, John then formed a partnership with his son John Benjamin under the name of J S Forsaith and Son.7

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at 31 Southborough Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah; he was a Master printer. Their children Sarah, John, Arthur and Emma were listed as living with them.13

He was widowed at age 55 on the death of his wife Sarah on 16 January 1895.1,14

He was listed in the 1901 census as Head of Family at 31 Southborough Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex. His children John, Arthur, Emma and Sarah were listed as living with him.15

He died on 7 July 1902 at 329 Bethnell Green Rd in Hackney, London, Middlesex, at age 62.1,16,17

His will was probated in London on 11 September 1902 with John Benjamin FORSAITH and Arthur William FORSAITH appointed executors of effects valued at £2704/10/4.17

Family

Sarah Esther ROBERTS (1840 - 1895)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 2, p11, 4Q1839, mother's maiden name STOKES.
  3. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Bethnal Green St Matthew, Register of Baptism, P72/MTW, Item 023.
  4. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-0314 Folio 7 p8 FHL film 1341067.
  5. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 1 HO107-691-1 Folio 9 p9.
  6. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 2 HO107-1541 Folio 43 p24 GSU roll 174771.
  7. [S1019] Book - Forsaith, One Hundred Years of Printing.
  8. [S340] Census - 7 Apr 1861, UK census, ED 1 RG9-258 Folio 17 p57 GSU roll 542601.
  9. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p482.
  10. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint John Of Jerusalem, Hackney, Register of marriages, P79/JNJ, Item 030.
  11. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 1 RG10-491 Folio 17 p27 GSU roll 823374.
  12. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry by John Stokes FORSAITH and William Valentine FORSAITH both of 329 Bethnal Green Road in the County of Middlesex Printers the Sons two of the Executors.
  13. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 10 Piece RG12/205, Folio 180, Page 47.
  14. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p478.
  15. [S430] Census - 31 Mar 1901, UK census, ED 18 RG13-261 Folio 206, p53.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p288, 3Q1902, aged 62.
  17. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, probate granted in London to John Benjamin FORSAITH, printer and Alfred William FORSAITH, journalist.
  18. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 1c, p248, 1Q1867, mother's maiden name ROBERTS.
  19. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 1c, p293, 2Q1868, mother's maiden name ROBERTS.
  20. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 1c, p321, 1Q1870, mother's maiden name ROBERTS.
  21. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Bethnal Green, Vol 1c, p282, 1Q1874, mother's maiden name ROBERTS.
  22. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p570, 2Q1879, mother's maiden name ROBERTS.