'Forrester01'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Forrester of Corstorphine, Forrester of Niddry

Adam Forrester, 1st of Corstorphine, etc, Lord Provost of Edinburgh (a 1361, d 13.10.1405)
m1. Agnes Dundas (dau of John Dundas of Dundas)
m2. Margaret (a 20.05.1429)
1. Sir John Forrester, 2nd of Corstorphine, Liberton etc (d 1448, Chamberlain)
  m1. Margaret
  m2. Jean Sinclair (dau of Henry Sinclair, 1st Earl of Orkney)
  Not sure who was the mother of which of the children.
  A. John Forrester, 3rd of Corstorphine (d before 15.09.1454)
  i. Sir Alexander Forrester, 4th of Corstorphine (d before 20.09.1473)
  a. Archibald Forrester, 5th of Corstorphine (d 1512-3)
  m1. (before 01.02.1479-80) Margaret Hepburn (dau of Sir Patrick Hepburn, 1st Lord Hailes)
(1) Alexander Forrester, 6th of Corstorphine (a 01.1538-9)
  m. (before 01.1493-4) Margaret Forrester (dau of Sir Duncan Forrester, 6th of Torwood, 1st of Garden)
  (A) Sir Walter Forrester, younger of Corstorphine (dvp before 16.09.1533)
  (i) Agnes Forrester
  m. James Forrester of Meadowfield, later of Corstorphine (d Pinkie 10.09.1547)
  (ii) Janet Forrester
  (2) Hector Forrester
  (3) Marion or Marjorie Forrester --
  m1. (before 14.06.1493) William, Master of Drummond (dvp c1503)
  m2. (before 02.1507-8) Sir James Sandilands of Calder (b c1482, d 12.1559) --
  m2. Agnes Tod
  (4) John Forrester
  b. Matthew Forrester of Barnton (d before 04.1500)
  m. Christian Bellenden (sister of Patrick Bellenden of Auchnoule)
  (1) John Forrester
  c. Margaret Forrester
  m1. (before 16.06.1470) John Stewart, younger of Craigiehall
  m2. Robert Ramsay of Cockpen (a 1488)
  d. Janet Forrester
m. William Touris, younger of that ilk
  ii. Isabella Forrester
  m. (div c1456) Sir James Edmonstone of that ilk of Ednam, Boyne, etc
  B. Henry Forrester of Niddry, Incherathynyne, Oxgangis, etc (a 1426)
  m. Helen Fairlie (dau of John Fairlie of Braid)
  i. John Forrester of Niddry, etc (a 1505)
  m. Elizabeth de Moravia
  ii. Archibald Forrester
  C. Elizabeth Forrester --
  m. (c1408) Sir Alexander Lauder of Halton --
  D. Janet Forrester (a 1488) --
  m. (before 04.02.1424-5) Robert Maxwell, 2nd Lord of Carlaverock (d c05.1485) --
  m3. (by 1442) Marion Stewart (dau of Sir Walter Stewart of Garlies and Dalswinton)
2. Thomas Forrester of Drylaw
3. Marion Forrester
  m. Andrew Leper in Edinburgh (d c05.03.1400)
4. Grace Forrester possibly of this generation
  m. Robert Munro of Foulis (d 1369)

Main source(s): TSP (Forrester)
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