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Families covered: Forster of Alnwick, Forster of Bolton, Forster of Brunton, Forster of Lucker

Cuthbert Forster of Brunton (a 1588)
m. Elizabeth Bradforth (dau of Thomas Bradforth of Bradforth)
1. Thomas Forster of Brunton (d after 18.06.1648)
  m1. Margaret Forster (dau of Richard Forster of Tuggal Hall)
  A. Elizabeth Forster
  m2. Jane Carr (dau of William Carr of Ford)
  A. Reginald Forster of Brunton (bur 16.10.1656)
  m. Ann (bur 03.09.1676)
  i. Thomas Forster of Lucker (bur 30.10.1677) probably of this generation
a. Thomas Forster of Lucker & Brunton (bpt 17.06.1666, d 28.02.1722/3)
  m. (30.06.1687) Frances Bradford (d 15.10.1697, dau of Lionel Bradford of Newham)
  (1) Thomas Forster of Lucker & Brunton (bur 05.01.1772)
m. (05.02.1722-3) Jane Younghusband (bur 25.09.1778, dau of Thomas Younhusband of Budle)
  (A) Matthew Forster of Brunton & Bolton, Sheriff of Northumberland (b c1726, d 10.09.1790, 2nd son)
  m. (05.1763) Jane Brown (b 1729-30, d 24.03.18109, dau/coheir of William Brown of Bolton)
  (i) Nicholas Brown Forster of Bolton (bpt 31.05.1764, d unm 24.04.1794)
  (ii) Thomas Forster of Bolton (bpt 06.06.1768, d unm 02.02.1795)
  (iii) Eleanor Forster (bpt 23.07.1771)
  m. (11.09.1804) William Burrell of Broom Park
  (iv) Jane Forster (bpt 28.08.1777)
  m. (17.03.1797) Walter Ker of Littledean (Lt. General, "claimant of dukedom of Roxburgh")
  (v)+ other issue - Matthew (bpt 29.04.1440, bur 06.05.1770), Jane (bpt 23.07.1766, bur 11.05.1767), Dorothy (bpt 16.10.1774, d 1845/6)
  (B) John Forster of Berwick (d 11.1787, Captain)
  m. (05.03.1764) Sarah Temple (b 1739-40, d 05.03.1794, dau of William Temple of Berwick)
(i) Jane Forster
  m. (14.10.1792) John Watson of Alnwick
  (ii) Ann Forster
  m. _ Clark of Glasgow (thread manufacturer)
(iii)+ other issue - George (d c1804, RN), Ralph (a 1805, RN), John (bpt 13.12.1772, d young), Sarah Johnson (bpt 16.04.1765, bur 24.04.1765), Margaret in Warkworth (b 1777-8, d 02.1874), Sarah in Warkworth (b c1779, bur 28.11.1854)
  (C) Robert Forster of Brunton & Ratchwood (bpt 28.02.1737, d 08.01.1803, 4th son)
  m1. (04.02.1773) Margaret Cook (bur 14.06.1774, dau of Robert Cook of Low Newton)
  (i) Barbara Forster (bpt 08.01.1774, bur 10.01.1774)
  m2. (29.04.1779) Seton Pratt (b 1760-1, d 09.03.1840, dau of John Pratt of Warmenton)
  (i) Thomas Forster of Lucker & Adderstone (b 27.07.1781, d 14.03.1842) had issue
  m. (05.11.1810) Johanna (d 14.03.1850/1, natural dau/heir of John Robinson of Tuggal & North Sunderland)
  (ii) Robert Forster (bpt 26.12.1784, a 1848, RN) had issue
  m. Jane (natural dau of Archibald Cochrane, 9th Earl of Dundonald)
(iii) Matthew Forster (bpt 13.12.1785, d 17.09.1824, Major) had issue
  m. (05.03.1815) Frances Richards (dau of Rev. Charles Richards of Carden, Isle of Wight)
  (iv) John Forster (b c1788, d 19.01.1841, 6th son) had issue (1 dau?)
  m1. (29.06.1825) Elizabeth Kane (d 1826, dau of John Jane of Alverstoke)
  m2. (sp?) Ann (natural dau of William Hay of Lessury, m2. John Tathell-Bullen of Crewkerne)
  (v) William Forster of Alnwick (b 1800-1, dsp 10.05.1876, youngest son)
  m. Winifred Haggerston (sister of Sir Thomas Haggerston)
(vi)+ other issue - William (d 1794, RN), Ralph (bpt 05.1789, d 1835, Major), Philip Anstruther (bpt 19.07.1790), Nicholas (bpt 08.03.1793, d 12.1819), Marmaduke (bpt 14.12.1795, d 1824, RN), Hugh Percy (d 18.06.1848), Margaret (bpt 10.05.180, d 16.08.1850), Jane (bpt 13.12.1783, d young), Ann Anstruther (bpt 07.03.1788, bur 01.06.1788), Elizabeth Grey Whitbread (bpt 11.09.1791, bur 21.06.1807), Hannah of Alnwick (bpt 10.03.1798, d c1860), Julia of Alnwick (bpt 22.12.1799)
  (D) Eleanor Forster (bpt 14.04.1731)
  m. (14.07.1755) Marmaduke Grey of Kyloe
  (E) Hannah Forster (bpt 31.08.1736, bur 11.03.1773)
  m. (05.05.1761) George Taylor of Swinhoe Broomford
(F)+ other issue - Thomas (bpt 15.03.1723/4, d young), Ralph (bpt 05.06.1734, a 1774 in Maryland), Nicholas (bpt 28.11.1740, bur 26.06.1749), Margaret (bpt 16.05.1725, bur 17.04.1793?)
  (2) Matthew Forster of Lucker (bpt 21.05.1695, d before 11.01.1725, master mariner)
  m. Elizabeth (m2. Richard Ewbank of Newcastle)
  (3)+ other issue - son, Jane (bpt 06.06.1688), Elizabeth (bpt 21.01.1689/90), Grace (bpt 29.09.1690), daughter
  b. Eleanor Forster (b c1661, d 05.01.1741)
  m. (25.07.1689) Joseph Ord of Berwick & East Ord
  c. Ann Forster
  m. (11.06.1680) Thomas Ostings of Fleetham
  d.+ other issue - Ralph (b 07.12.1653), Robert (b 16.03.1655), Reynold (b 02.09.1663), Richard (b 04.07.1669), Elizabeth (b 06.03.1657), Katherine (b 04.08.1660)
  B.+ other issue - John, Matthew of Lucker (b c1610, a 1676), Edmund, Ephraim
2. Samuel Forster of Newton-by-the-sea (a 1589, 1612)
3. Grace Forster
  m. John Forster of Tuggall Hall
4. Jane Forster (a 11.1623)
  m. Florence Forster of Low Buston (d by 11.1623)

Main source(s): 'A History of Northumberland' (vol 2, Edward Bateson, 1895, 'Forster of Brunton', p109+)
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