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AMENDED 1871 Census - Fo(r)ster

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Marian

Marian Report 17 Feb 2013 16:07

THIS IS AN UPDATED REQUEST, Please scroll to end
Hello, could someone please look for the above. He was born 1850 at Winlaton, Tyneside and will probably be in the Tynemouth/Northumberland area. He is married (wife Elizabeth but she and her son Joseph are with her brother at Aycliffe details of which I have got so I don't need a look up for her thanks). His occupation is probably blacksmith. Would like to know who he is with and where. Thank you.

K

K Report 17 Feb 2013 16:13

1871? Listed as a blacksmith - his martial status is obsured

Name: John Forster
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Winlaton
Civil parish: Long Benton
Ecclesiastical parish: Walker
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England
Registration district: Tynemouth
Sub-registration district: Longbenton
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Household schedule number: 106
Piece: 5125
Folio: 14
Page Number: 22
Household Members:
Name Age
Elizabeth Widderington 51
Isabella Widderington 21
Mary Widderington 16
Ralph Widderington 14
Elizabeth Widderington 7 Months
John Forster 23
William Walen 20

Address Battle Hill

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 17 Feb 2013 16:14

1871 England Census
about John Forster
Name: John Forster
Age: 23
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Lodger
Gender: Male
Where born: Winlaton
Civil parish: Long Benton
Ecclesiastical parish: Walker
County/Island: Northumberland
Country: England
Registration district: Tynemouth
Sub-registration district: Longbenton
ED, institution, or vessel: 7
Household schedule number: 106
Piece: 5125
Folio: 14
Page Number: 22
Household Members: Name Age
Elizabeth Widderington 51
Isabella Widderington 21
Mary Widderington 16
Ralph Widderington 14
Elizabeth Widderington 7 Months
John Forster 23 (Balcksmith)
William Walen 20


Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Feb 2013 16:15

When you say HER son was it John's son too.

Marian

Marian Report 17 Feb 2013 16:17

Hello, thanks all. Yes Mel. On the 1871 census she is at Aycliffe as above and it says Elizabeth Forster and Joseph Forster aged 1. However, I am still looking for their marriage. She was also born 1850 and Forster has been spelt Forster and Foster. Her maiden name was Thompson.

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Feb 2013 16:27

Well the only one I can see who is a Blacksmith is the one that K and Prickly holly put up. It says (I think) he is unmarried.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 17 Feb 2013 16:35

It actually states...........Eliza on the 1871 census............


1871 England Census
about Joseph Forster
Name: Joseph Forster
Age: 1
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1870
Relation: Nephew
Gender: Male
Where born: North Aycliffe, Durham, England
Civil parish: Great Aycliffe
Ecclesiastical parish: Aycliffe
County/Island: Durham
Country: England
Registration district: Darlington
Sub-registration district: Aycliffe
ED, institution, or vessel: 7f
Household schedule number: 21
Piece: 4887
Folio: 46
Page Number: 5
Household Members: Name Age
Nicholas Thompson 22 Coundon Durham
Eliza Forster 21 (Sister)Coundon Durahm
Thomas Thompson 14 (Brother) Coundon Durham
Joseph Forster 1 (Nephew)


Marian

Marian Report 17 Feb 2013 16:42

Although it says eliza she is called Elizabeth. I can only think maybe they didn't get married at all. They did go on to have several more children. Thanks.

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 17 Feb 2013 16:43

"Eliza".......with her brother's in 1861.........

1861 England Census
about Nicholas B Thompson
Name: Nicholas B Thompson
Age: 13
Estimated Birth Year: abt 1848
Relation: Son
Father's Name: Robert Thompson
Mother's Name: Ann Thompson
Gender: Male
Where born: Coundon, Durham, England

Civil parish: Little Stainton
County/Island: Durham
Country: England

Street Address:

Occupation:

Condition as to marriage: View image

Registration district: Stockton
Sub-registration district: Sedgefield
ED, institution, or vessel: 10c
Neighbors: View others on page
Household schedule number: 2
Piece: 3697
Folio: 41
Page Number: 18
Household Members: Name Age
Robert Thompson 69
Ann Thompson 44
Nicholas B Thompson 13 Coundon Durham
Eliza Thompson 11 Coundon Durham
James Thompson 8
Thomas Thompson 5 Coundon Duham
Sarah E Thompson 2



Marian

Marian Report 17 Feb 2013 16:50

Just found their marriage on FreebMD, March Q 1878 Gateshead district :-)

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 17 Feb 2013 16:51

Is this not her then?

England & Wales, FreeBMD Birth Index, 1837-1915
about Eliza Thompson
Name: Eliza Thompson
Date of Registration: Oct-Nov-Dec 1850
Registration district: Auckland
Inferred County: Durham
Volume: 24
Page: 17

safc

safc Report 17 Feb 2013 16:52

????

Marriages Mar 1878 (>99%)
FORSTER John Gateshead 10a 849 xxxxxxxx
Harrison William Gateshead 10a 849
NEWSTEAD Stephen Gateshead 10a 849
SMITH Isabella Gateshead 10a 849
THOMPSON Elizabeth Gateshead 10a 849 xxxxxx





1. Elizabeth THOMPSON
Spouse: John FORSTER
Date: Q1 1878
Register: R034/49

http://online.gateshead.gov.uk/bmd/

Mel Fairy Godmother

Mel Fairy Godmother Report 17 Feb 2013 17:16

O well done Safc.

Just found it myself.

Marian

Marian Report 17 Feb 2013 17:22

I think I've taken a wrong turn somewhere down the line. I have now found a baptism for Eliza daughter of Robert and Ann who are her parents. Also found a marriage of Eliza Thompson to James Foster Sept Q 1867 and a birth for a Joseph Humble Foster March Q 1870 but not sure if its their son. Oh dear, I think its back to the drawing board :-(

PricklyHolly

PricklyHolly Report 17 Feb 2013 18:03

That is what bothered me when you stated her name was Elizabeth......because she appears as "Eliza" on all the census records.





Marian

Marian Report 17 Feb 2013 18:51

Just got back in after nipping out. Your right Holly. Joseph Humble is not their son. Ichecked on the 1881 census. I am now trying to find them in 1881. Always assuming she married James, it was in Auckland I think it may be him (maybe!).

Mary

Mary Report 17 Feb 2013 19:00

She is Elizabeth age 1 on 1851 census and 1881Elizabeth with John Forster and son Joseph 1870.
1901 Byker Northumberland D13 > 13
John forster blacksmith 1850.

1911 Byker Northumberland
Elizabeth Forster born 1850 winlaton widow
Harriett daughter age 25 born walker gate northumberland

Maryb.

Marian

Marian Report 1 Jun 2013 23:35

Hello, I now have the marriage for Eliza Thompson and James Foster. They were married at St James church in Coundon, Co Durham on 26 August 1867. Eliza was 18 and James 20. James father was called John. Unfortunately the occupation column for James is blank and also for his father neither does it say deceased for his father. Eliza signed her name but James made his mark. As you will see above James is not with Eliza or Joseph on the 1871 census, and it doesn't say that Eliza is widowed. As I don't know where James was born I think it will be impossible to find him on the 1871 census. However, I also can't find any of them on the 1881 census. I'm wondering if they may have emigrated. She doesn't get a mention in her father's Will. Any help appreciated, thanks.