Robert FORSAITH1

(1820 - 1883)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. 1776, d. 1832
Mother*Elizabeth EMBERSON1 b. 1782, d. 1844
Robert FORSAITH
(1820-1883)
Robert FORSAITH was born in Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, on 11 July 1820.2,1,3 and was baptised on 7 August 1820 at St Lukes Independent Tabernacle in Finsbury.2,4

He was listed in the 1841 census at 10 Curtain Rd, Tower Hamlets in St Leonards Shoreditch, Middlesex; he was a bank clerk. The household included Josiah FORSAITH, Samuel Smyth FORSAITH, Elizabeth EMBERSON and Elizabeth (---?---).5

He married Rebecca Smyth MITCHELL, daughter of Edward MITCHELL and Rebecca Osment SMYTH, in Hackney, London, Middlesex, on 26 August 1845.2,1,6

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at 5 Albion Rd East in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, with his wife Rebecca; he was clerk to a Barrister. Their children Hephzibah and Edith were listed as living with them.7

Robert was named executor and beneficiary in the will of William Smyth FORSAITH, his cousin, dated 27 June 1853 in Cornwall; his reward was limited to a payment of ten guineas, as the bulk of the estate went to William's wife Clara.8

Robert FORSAITH and Clara Lydia Bolton TWYNAM were appointed administrators of William Smyth FORSAITH's estate in London, Middlesex, on 10 October 1853.8

John Smyth MITCHELL, Ralph NEEDHAM and Robert FORSAITH were appointed executors of Edward MITCHELL's estate in London on 3 January 1860.9

He was appointed executor of Mary FORSAITH's estate in Ipswich, Suffolk, on 13 July 1865, along with John STOKES of Bocking.10

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, with his wife Rebecca; he was still a Barrister's clerk. Their children Hephzibah, Edith and Florence were listed as living with them.11

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at 3 Lordship Terrace in Stoke Newington, London, Middlesex, with his wife Rebecca; he was now a junior clerk in the chamber of Vice-Chancellor HALL. Their children Edith and Florence were listed as living with them, as was Robert's niece Mary Forsaith MITCHELL.3

He was widowed at age 60 on the death of his wife Rebecca on 2 May 1881.1,12,13,14

Robert died on 23 May 1883 at Fitzroy House, 16 Fitzroy Square in Pancras, London, Middlesex, at age 62.15,16,17,18,19 He was buried on 26 May 1883 at the Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington.2,20

His will was probated in London on 14 June 1883 with Alfred Wilberforce HALL appointed executor.21

His will was probated in London on 30 June 1890 with Edith Madeline FORSAITH appointed executrix of a personal estate of £1259/17/-, resworn at £1407/14/- as of Feb 1900.22

Family

Rebecca Smyth MITCHELL (1819 - 1881)
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. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-282 Folio 28 p22 FHL film 1341061.
  4. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. C037161, Source Call No. 0597086.
  5. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 17 HO107-709-6 p2 - 3.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Hackney, Vol 3, p172.
  7. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 4 HO107-1503 Folio 85 p27 GSU roll 87837.
  8. [S456] Will - William S Forsaith.
  9. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry by oaths of Robert FORSAITH of 5 Albion Rd East, Stoke Newington, gentleman, Ralph NEEDHAM of 105 High St, Shoreditch in the said County, linen draper and John Smyth MITCHELL of 60 High St aforesaid Leather seller, the son, the Executors.
  10. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at Ipswich by the oaths of Robert FORSAITH of 9 Lordship-terrace Stoke Newington in the County of Middlesex Gentleman the Nephew and John STOKES of Bocking aforesaid Watch-Maker the Executors.
  11. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, RG10-309 Folio 77 p38 GSU roll 818890.
  12. [S514] Newspaper - Daily News, Issue 10934 of 3 May 1881 and 10935 of 4 May.
  13. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p278.
  14. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration granted in London to Edith Madeline FORSAITH, spinster; this gives a death date of 3 May.
  15. [S119] Family Bible - Thomas Spencer Forsaith bible, died of 'exhaustion after surgery.'
  16. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942" ,this source gives a death date of the 22nd, not the 23rd.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Pancras, Vol 1b, p30.
  18. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, edition of 25 May 1883, p.1, col A.
  19. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry 14 Jun 1883 by Alfred Wilberforce HALLof 47 Downs Park Road Hackney in the said County Bootmaker, one of the Executors, then proved at the Principal Registry 30 July 1890 by Edith Madeline FORSAITH of 3 Lordship Terrace spinster the Daughter and the other Executor. Former Grant Principal Registry June 1883.
  20. [S191] Abney Park Cemetery database, at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~abneypark/…
  21. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry 14 June by Alfred Wilberforce HALLof 47 Downs Park Road Hackney in the said County Bootmaker, one of the Executors.
  22. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry 30 July by Edith Madeline FORSAITH of 3 Lordship Terrace spinster the Daughter the other Executor. Former Grant Principal Registry June 1883.
  23. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 3, p211, 2Q1850, mother's maiden name MITCHELL.
  24. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 3, p226, 3Q1851, mother's maiden name MITCHELL.
  25. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p287, 1Q1857, mother's maiden name MITCHELL.
  26. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p291, 4Q1858, mother's maiden name MITCHELL.

Robert FORSAITH1

(1781 - 1817)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. 1744, d. 1806
Mother*Sarah ANDREWS b. 1745, d. 1803
Robert FORSAITH was born in Braintree, Essex, on 13 August 1781.2,3 He was baptised at Bocking Independent in Bocking, Essex, on 19 September 1781.3,4

Robert married Mary SMYTH, daughter of John SMYTH and Sarah OSMENT, on 26 January 1810 at St Mary in Hornsey, London, Middlesex.1,5,6

He signed a will dated 5 September 1817 at Wades Place, Mile End Row in Middlesex, naming his brother Samuel and a cousin David HOWARD as executors, and his wife, their three children, and his step-daughter as beneficiaries.7

He died on 16 October 1817 in Middlesex at age 36.1,2,8 He was buried on 22 October 1817 at the Bunhill Fields Dissenter's Cemetery.9,8,10

His will was probated on 15 November 1817 with Samuel FORSAITH appointed executor along with David HOWARD.7

Family

Mary SMYTH (1778 - 1844)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S390] Book - S Forsaith, Samuel Forsaith Commonplace book.
  3. [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.2 & 3
    126. Robert Forsaith of Braintree Born August 13 1781 Baptized Septr 19 1781.
  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, cited as being 'w.' (widow).
  6. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Saint Mary, Hornsey, Register of marriages, DRO/020/A/01, Item 007.
  7. [S449] Will - Robert Forsaith, UK PRO prob11/1598 image 134.
  8. [S494] Reference - Library - London Guildhall, Bunhill Fields records for Section 10, plot 111.
  9. [S390] Book - S Forsaith, Samuel Forsaith Commonplace book, see entry 225-228.
  10. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.

Robert FORSAITH

(1749 - 1797)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH b. c 1702, d. 1751
Mother*Elizabeth WILLOUGHBY d. 1779
Robert FORSAITH was born in Sleaford, Lincolnshire, in 1749.1

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 some silver.3

According to his obituary, he "received his grammar learning at the free-school there, under the tuition of the Rev. Mr Gunnell. Entered the academy at Hoxton, in 1765, then under the direction of the Rev. Doctor Moreton Savage, Dr Rees and Dr Kippis. In 1770, he was settled as a dissenting minister at Norwich, and continued there about thirteen years; when he removed to a congregation at Oundle, in Northamptonshire. In 1788 he was appointed classical tutor in the academy at Daventry, and upon its removal to Northampton the following year, continued to fill the same office there."1

He signed a will dated 20 June 1797 in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire.4

He was described himself as a Dissenting Minister in his will in 1797.4

He died on 27 June 1797 in Sleaford, Lincolnshire.1 He was buried on 29 June 1797 in Sleaford.

His will was probated in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire, on 3 July 1797 with Elizabeth FORSAITH appointed executor.4
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S670] Newspaper - Protestant Dissenter's Magazine, 1797, p280.
  2. [S348] Will - Samuel Foresaith, Lincolnshire Archives OCC/Linc Cons 1752/62.
  3. [S347] Will - Elizabeth Willoughby, UK PRO.
  4. [S531] Will - Robert Forsaith.

Robert Arnold FORSAITH1,2

(1851 - 1925)
Father*Robert Ekins FORSAITH1,2 b. 1813, d. 1891
Mother*Sarah Lavinia BENDALL1,2 b. 1817, d. 1897
Robert Arnold FORSAITH was born in Royston, Hertfordshire, on 15 March 1851.1,3,2
The siblings Fanny and Robert were listed in the 1851 census at Rose Cottage, London Rd in Royston, Hertfordshire, with their parents, Robert Ekins FORSAITH and Sarah Lavinia BENDALL.4
The siblings Fanny, Robert, Francis and Herbert were listed in the 1871 census at the Parsonage in St Mary Cray, Kent, with their parents, Robert Ekins FORSAITH and Sarah Lavinia BENDALL. Robert was a bank clerk.5
He was listed in the 1881 census, visiting the household of John MARCHANT, an Independent Minister at 128 Upper Kennington Lane in Lambeth, Surrey, although Robert gave his occupation as 'Farmer in Canada.3'

He married Sarah Ann LITTLER in New Zealand on 2 March 1889.1,6,7

He signed the register at Herbert George Aorangi FORSAITH and Alison May COLEMAN's wedding at St Oswald's Church, Haberfield in Ashfield, New South Wales, on 18 November 1922. She described herself as a widow, but unless her first husband had died by 1922, she was in fact a multiple divorcee.8,9

Robert died on 22 November 1925 in Ashfield, New South Wales, at age 74.1,10,11 He was buried at the Rookwood Cemetery in Rookwood.12

His will was probated in Llandudno, Conway, on 19 May 1944 with effects in England of £161/8/10.11

Family

Sarah Ann LITTLER (1852 - 1919)
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 Royston, Vol 6, p625, 2Q1851, mother's maiden name BENDALL.
  3. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-0597 Folio 27 p5 FHL film 1341136.
  4. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 10a HO107-1707 Folio 434 p31 GSU roll 193615.
  5. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 5 RG10-877 Folio 52 p65 GSU roll 823476.
  6. [S443] CD - NZ Marriages, CD - NZ Marriages 1836-1956 V2, NZ Registrar General's Folio 3548.
  7. [S542] Index - New Zealand BDMs online, at http://www.bdmhistoricalrecords.dia.govt.nz/, Marriage Reg. No. 1889/3471.
  8. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Marriage Reg. No. 14164/1922, under name of ALLEN.
  9. [S928] BDM NSW Registry, marriage record, Reg. No. 14164/1922, under names of FORSAITH and ALLEN.
  10. [S284] Index - New South Wales BDMs online, at http://www.bdm.nsw.gov.au, Death Reg. No. 18111/1925.
  11. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, administration (with will) registered in Sydney to the Permanent Trustee Co of NSW and sealed in Llandudno.
  12. [S492] Rookwood Cemetery database, at http://www.rookwoodindependent.com.au, Old Church of England, Section AAAA grave 2162; not found in Sep 2013 search.

Robert Douglas FORSAITH1,2

(1920 - 1970)
Father*Albert George FORSAITH2 b. 1882, d. 1968
Mother*Amy Lulu PETERS2 b. 1885, d. 1957
Robert Douglas FORSAITH was born on 5 May 1920 in Adelaide, South Australia.1,2

He enlisted in the RAAF on 19 December 1939 at Laverton, Melbourne, Victoria.1

He married Dorothy Joan RHODES in Victoria in 1941.3 He was discharged from active duty on 17 January 1942. At discharge he had the rank of Corporal, RAAF (#5587), attached to the 1st Service Flying Training School, Point Cook.1

Robert died in 1970 in Queensland.4

Family

Dorothy Joan RHODES (1922 - 2016)
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S392] World War 2 Australian Nominal Roll, at http://www.ww2roll.gov.au
  2. [S416] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1907-1928, Book 55A, p127.
  3. [S502] Index - Victoria BDMs online, at http://online.justice.vic.gov.au/bdm/home, Marriage Reg. No. 20048/1941.
  4. [S488] Index - Queensland BDMs (online and fiche), at https://www.qld.gov.au/law/…, Death Reg. No. 1970/B20102.

Robert Ekins FORSAITH1

(1813 - 1891)
Father*John FORSAITH1 b. 1783, d. 1844
Mother*Elizabeth Sarah WARD1 b. 1785, d. 1849
Rev Robert Ekins FORSAITH
(1813-1891)
Robert Ekins FORSAITH was born on 5 February 1813 in London, Middlesex,1,2,3 and was baptised on 13 June 1813 at Kings Weight House, Fish St Hill (Independent).3,4

He was listed in the 1841 census at North Rd, Framwellgate in St Oswald, Durham; he was a Dissenting Clergyman and the household included his sister Sarah FORSAITH.5

He married Sarah Lavinia BENDALL in Dursley, Gloucestershire, on 13 March 1846.1,6

He was listed in the 1851 census as Head of Family at Rose Cottage, London Rd in Royston, Hertfordshire, with his wife Sarah; he was the Independent Minister at Kneesworth St chapel, Royston. Their children Fanny and Robert were listed as living with them.7

He was listed in the 1871 census as Head of Family at the Parsonage in St Mary Cray, Kent, with his wife Sarah; he was a Congregational Minister. Their children Fanny, Robert, Francis and Herbert were listed as living with them.8

He was Minister at the Hertford Congregational Church from 1872 to 1882.9

He was listed in the 1881 census as Head of Family at North Rd in Hertford St Andrew, Hertfordshire, with his wife Sarah; he was a Congregational Minister. Their children Fanny, Francis, Annie and Herbert were listed as living with them.2

He was listed in the 1891 census as Head of Family at 95 Clapton Common in Hackney, London, Middlesex, with his wife Sarah; he was now a retired independent Minister. Their child Fanny was listed as living with them.10

Robert died on 3 August 1891 at 95 Clapton-Common in Hackney, London, Middlesex, at age 78.1,11,12 He was buried on 7 August 1891 at the Abney Park Cemetery in Stoke Newington.13

His will was probated in London on 17 December 1891 with Sarah Lavinia BENDALL appointed executrix along with Thomas GOODMAN of Royston, Hertford (grocer) and James Samuel FEARNLEY of St Mary Cray, Kent (paper-maker) as co-executors. Effects were valued at £581/12/-, but were resworn in Feb 1892 at £601/12/-.12

Family

Sarah Lavinia BENDALL (1817 - 1897)
Children
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S116] Census - 3 Apr 1881, UK Census, RG11-1425 Folio 35 p29-30 FHL film 1341346.
  3. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. C096981, Source Call No. 0597094 (RG4 4237) film ( RG4 4500, 4394, 4395) book.
  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. [S117] Census - 6 Jun 1841, UK census, ED 5a HO107-320-13 Folio 4 p3.
  6. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Marriage: District of Dursley, Vol 11, p359.
  7. [S118] Census - 30 Mar 1851, UK census, ED 10a HO107-1707 Folio 434 p31 GSU roll 193615.
  8. [S367] Census - 2 Apr 1871, UK census, ED 5 RG10-877 Folio 52 p65 GSU roll 823476.
  9. [S672] Hertford Congregational Church history website, at http://hertford-urc.org/history/
  10. [S178] Census - 5 Apr 1891, UK census, ED 2, Piece RG12/182, Folio 50, Page 43.
  11. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Hackney, Vol 1b, p272.
  12. [S677] Index - England High Court of Justice, England & Wales National Probate Calendar, proved at the Principal Registry by Sarah Lavinia FORSAITH of 95 Clapton-Common Widow the Relict, Thomas GOODMAN of Royston in the County of Hertford grocer and James Samuel FEARNLEY of St Mary Cray in the County of Kent paper-maker the Executors.
  13. [S191] Abney Park Cemetery database, at http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~abneypark/…
  14. [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.
  15. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Royston, Vol 6, p610, 2Q1849, mother's maiden name BENDALL.
  16. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Royston, Vol 6, p625, 2Q1851, mother's maiden name BENDALL.
  17. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Royston, Vol 3a, p192, 1Q1853, mother's maiden name BENDALL.
  18. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Royston, Vol 3a, p189, 4Q1854, mother's maiden name BENDALL.
  19. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of St George Hanover Square, Vol 1a, p226, 2Q1859, mother's maiden name BENDALL.
  20. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of St George Hanover Square, Vol 1a, p263, 4Q1861, mother's maiden name BENDALL.

Rosalind Sylvia Baskerville FORSAITH1

(1912 - 1916)
Father*Alfred FORSAITH1 b. 1874, d. 1957
Mother*Sylvia Violet WHITTLESTONE1 b. 1888, d. 1914
Rosalind's birth was registered between July 1912 and September 1912 in Rochford, Essex.1

Rosalind's death was registered between October 1916 and December 1916 in Blean, Kent.2
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Birth: District of Rochford, Vol 4a, p1431, 3Q1912, mother's maiden name WHITTLESTONE.
  2. [S190] Index - GRO and Office of National Statistics, England & Wales Civil Registration Indexes, Death: District of Blean, Vol 2a, p1319, 4Q1916.

Ruth FORSAITH1

(1899 - )
Father*Ebenezer James FORSAITH1 b. 1856, d. 1916
Mother*Esther Howson WARD1 b. 1865, d. 1953
Ruth FORSAITH was born on 26 January 1899 at Parkside in Adelaide, South Australia.1

She married Earnest James GOLDER in Malvern, Adelaide, South Australia, on 20 October 1917.2

Family

Earnest James GOLDER (1894 - )
ChartsSamuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy

Citations

  1. [S365] CD - Sth Australian Births, Sth Aust Index of Births 1842-1906, Book 634, p300.
  2. [S415] CD - Sth Australian Marriages, Sth Aust Index of Marriages 1917-1937, Book 273, p175.

Samuel FORSAITH1

(1776 - 1832)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. 1744, d. 1806
Mother*Sarah ANDREWS b. 1745, d. 1803
Samuel FORSAITH
(1776-1832)
Samuel FORSAITH was born in Braintree, Essex, on 27 April 1776.2,1,3,4 and was baptised on 4 June 1776 at Bocking Independent in Bocking.2,4,5

Samuel and Elizabeth applied for a marriage licence at London, Middlesex, on 4 November 1800.6

He married Elizabeth SMYTH, daughter of John SMYTH and Sarah OSMENT, at St Bartholomews the Great in Shoreditch, London, Middlesex, on 6 November 1800.2,1,7,8

He was widowed at age 33 on the death of his wife Elizabeth on 23 September 1809.2,9,1

Samuel's second marriage was to Elizabeth EMBERSON, daughter of John EMBERSON and Hannah WESTLY, on 4 October 1810 at St Faiths, Old Change in London, Middlesex.2,1,10,11

He was the plaintiff in a law suit at London, Middlesex, on 18 September 1811. He had been the victim on the previous Thursday of the theft of a pair of stockings, value 2s 9d by a William GOODWIN - he was judged not guilty, non compis mentis.12

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of John FORSAITH, his uncle, dated 13 October 1813 in London, Middlesex; he was to receive £200.13
He was a party in a lawsuit at London, Middlesex, on 16 February 1814. On 21 Jan one Elizabeth BANNISTER allegedly stole 15 yds of ribbon, value 6 shillings - she was judged guilty to the value of only 10 pence; confined to Newgate for 1 month, and fined 1 shilling.12

Samuel was named executor of the will of Robert FORSAITH, his brother, dated 5 September 1817 at Wades Place, Mile End Row in Middlesex.14

He was appointed executor of Robert FORSAITH's estate on 15 November 1817, along with David SEWARD.14

He declared bankruptcy in London, Middlesex, on 21 January 1824.15

He was named as a beneficiary of the will of Elizabeth FORSAITH, his aunt, dated 1 June 1824 in New Sleaford, Lincolnshire; he was only named in a codicil to the will, which established him as being on the same terms as his siblings, namely to inheritance of 1/5th of the estate.16

Samuel died on 11 July 1832 at 2 Plummer St, City Road in London, Middlesex, at age 56 of cholera.2,9,1 He was buried on 13 July 1832 at the Bunhill Fields Dissenter's Cemetery.17,9,18

Family 1

Elizabeth SMYTH (1771 - 1809)
Children

Family 2

Elizabeth EMBERSON (1782 - 1844)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Thomas Spencer Forsaith pedigree

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S119] Family Bible - Thomas Spencer Forsaith bible.
  3. [S390] Book - S Forsaith, Samuel Forsaith Commonplace book.
  4. [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.2 & 3
    123. Samuel Forsaith of Braintree Born April 27th 1776      Baptized June 4th 1776.
  5. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8).
  6. [S460] Vital Record - Marriage Index - Marriage Licence Allegations (published).
  7. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch No. M022301, Source Call No. 0374433 (listed as Elizabeth Smith)
    Marriages - St. Bartholomew the Great Church, London, England (Church Of England)
    p.102 (The Year 1800) No.404
    Samuel Forsaith of this Parish Bachelor and Elizabeth Smyth of the Parish of Saint Leonard Shoreditch in the County of Middlesex Spinster were married in this Church by License this Sixth Day of November in the Year One Thousand Eight Hundred
    By me      Owen Perrott Edwards Rector
    This marriage was solemnized between us Samuel Forsaith     Elizabeth Smyth
    In the Presence of Jno. Smyth Willm Smyth.
  8. [S581] London Metropolitan Archives, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, Guildhall, St Bartholomew the Great, Register of marriages 1786 - 1812 and banns 1786 - 1805, 1786 - 1812, P69/BAT3/A/01/Ms 6779/4. p102, #404.
  9. [S129] Cemetery Marker - Samuel Forsaith and 10 others, Bunhill Fields, London.
  10. [S353] Electronic Files - Pallot's Marriage Index, by Institute of Heraldic and Genealogical Studies.
  11. [S459] Vital Record - Marriage Index - Boyd's Marriage Index (published).
  12. [S409] Electronic Version of Paper - Old Bailey Proceedings Online, online, 17 June 2003 File Ref VVB00000.
  13. [S458] Will - John Forsaith.
  14. [S449] Will - Robert Forsaith, UK PRO prob11/1598 image 134.
  15. [S6] Newspaper - Times of London, edition of 21 Jan 1824, p.2, col.b; also payment of dividends advertised in 'Times' editions of 31 May 1824 and 8 Jul 1826.
  16. [S343] Will - Elizabeth Forsaith, UK PRO prob11/1695 image 154.
  17. [S119] Family Bible - Thomas Spencer Forsaith bible, notes that the Rev Mannering spoke over the grave and preached a funeral sermon in relation to the deceased on Sunday 15 July from 1 Corinthians XV 55.
  18. [S182] CD - England & Wales burials, National Burial Index V3.

Samuel FORSAITH1

(1744 - 1806)
Father*Samuel FORSAITH1 b. c 1702, d. 1751
Mother*Elizabeth WILLOUGHBY d. 1779
Samuel FORSAITH was born in Bloxholm, Lincolnshire, on 8 April 1744.1,2

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 "my six Cottages or Tenements in Hampton upon Thames in the County of Middlesex" provided he attained 21 years of age.3

On 21 May 1752, after the death of his father he was admitted to the Court Baron (aged 8) as the owner of the 6 cottages previously held by his father and he also appears at the Court Baron held on 9 May 1754, with his mother as guardian (LR 3/43).

At the Court Baron held on 14 May 1767 it was reported that Samuel FORSAITH, jeweller, of Birmingham, on 21 Aug last surrendered two cottages, afterwards three, now six, formerly in the occupation of John PLUCKINGTON after of John LUCY, George JORDAN, and Mary NEWMAN, and now Mr DUFFELL, Mr TAYLOR, Mrs BELSFORD, Mrs PIERREMAN, Mrs BERKHILL and John PLUMMER, to John LANGSTAFFE (LR3/44/1).

He eventually disposed of the cottages via his attorney, Peter RICH to John LANGSTAFFE on 21 Aug 1766 (LR 3/44/1).4 Samuel was apprenticed in Birmingham circa 1759 to a jeweller.5

He married Sarah ANDREWS, daughter of Gamaliel ANDREWS and Ruth REEVE, at Braintree Church in Braintree, Essex, on 19 August 1773.6,5,7

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 the sum of £5.8

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 John) of the remainder of Robert's estate on the death of their sister Elizabeth (the executor).9

He signed a will dated 2 October 1798 in Braintree, Essex, naming his wife and brother John as executors.10

Samuel died on 21 November 1806 in Braintree, Essex, at age 62.1,5 He was buried on 29 November 1806 at the Bocking Meeting House burial ground in Bocking.11,12

His will was probated in England on 23 February 1825 with Thomas FORSAITH appointed executor as the named executors had pre-deceased (in the case of his wife Sarah) or died without proving their own will (in the case of his brother John).10

Family

Sarah ANDREWS (1745 - 1803)
Children
ChartsMacdonald pedigree
Samuel Forsaith (c1702-1751) descendancy
Thomas Spencer Forsaith pedigree

Citations

  1. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942."
  2. [S390] Book - S Forsaith, Samuel Forsaith Commonplace book, This gives the date as 8 Apr 1744 O.S.
  3. [S348] Will - Samuel Foresaith, Lincolnshire Archives OCC/Linc Cons 1752/62.
  4. [S541] National Archives of Britain, at http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk, Manor Books of the Manor of Hampton Court, 1640-1800, LR 3/40/3-7 & LR 3/41-45.
  5. [S390] Book - S Forsaith, Samuel Forsaith Commonplace book.
  6. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942" ,This gives a differing date of 14th August.
  7. [S459] Vital Record - Marriage Index - Boyd's Marriage Index (published).
  8. [S347] Will - Elizabeth Willoughby, UK PRO.
  9. [S531] Will - Robert Forsaith.
  10. [S349] Will - Samuel Forsaith, UK PRO ref prob11/1695/376.
  11. [S667] England & Wales Non-Conformist & Non-Parochial Registers 1567-1970, at http://www.ancestry.co.uk, England & Wales Non-Conformist Record Indexes (RG4-8) (note:; dates in these records tend to be several days after the event).
  12. [S189] International Genealogical Index (IGI), Batch C067101, Source Call 0593806, Register Of The Bocking Meeting, Essex, England
    Register of Burials in the Burying Ground belonging to the Meeting House of Bocking, p.101
    Samuel Forsaith of the Parish of Braintree in the County of Essex aged 62 years was buried in the Protestant Dissenters Burying-Ground in Bocking on the 29th day of Nov. 1806      by me Thomas Craig.
  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).
  14. [S166] J W Forsaith, "Forsaith Family tree 1715-1942" ,Married twice?