Children of Robert and Elizabeth Foster

01. Thomas Foster

1727-08-27 b. Hawthorne, Durham TNA: PRO RG 6/1579; Joseph Foster (1871) Pedigrees of the Forsters and Fosters of the North of England, privately printed; Joseph Foster (1873) Pedigrees of Lancashire Families. London
1751-09-21 m. Frances Doubleday (17251813, b. Butterby, Durham, d. of Humphrey and Elizabeth (Nicholson) Doubleday), at Bishop Auckland, Durham PRO RG 6/228, /778, /1405; Foster (1871); Foster (1873)
1752 grocer and mercer, of Durham, Durham; took on Thomas Hutchinson as an apprentice, at a premium of 40 Country Apprentices 17101808
Children: Robert (17521823), Elizabeth (17551755), Thomas (17561758), Frances (17581760), and Sarah (17601843), all b. Durham RG 6/996, /1341, /1405; Foster (1871)
1760 merchant, of Claypath, Durham City RG 6/996, /1341
1764 left five shillings, by the will of his uncle Nicholas Dodshon uncle's will, Durham wills, DPRI/1/1764/D7
1765-06-29

WHereas a Commission of Bankrupt, under the Great Seal of Great-Britain, hath been awarded and issued against THOMAS FOSTER, of the Parish of St Nicholas, in the City of Durham, in the County of Durham, Grocer; and he being declared a Bankrupt, is hereby required to surrender himself to the Commissioners in the said Commission named, or the major Part of them, on the first and second Days of July next, and on the thirtieth Day of the said July, between the Hours of Ten and Twelve of the Clock in the Forenoon of each of the said Days, at the House of Mr Thomas Bamburgh, known by the Sign of the GOLDEN LION, in Durham, and make a full Discovery and Disclosure of his Estate and Effects; when and where the Creditors are to come prepared to prove their Debts, and at the second Sitting to chuse an Assignee or Assignees; and at the last Sitting the said Bankrupt is required to finish his Examination, and the Creditors are to assent or dissent from the Allowance of his Certificate: And all Persons who are indebted to the Estate of the said Bankrupt, or have any of his Effects, are not to pay or deliver the same, but to whom the Commissioners shall appoint; and give Notice to Mr William Hutchinson, of Barnard-Castle, in the County of Durham, Attorney at Law.

Newcastle Chronicle
1765-07-24

To be S O L D,

On Wednesday the 24th of July inst.

ALL the HOUSEHOLD FURNITURE, late belonging to THOMAS FOSTER of Claypeth, Durham, a Bankrupt, consisting of Beds, Bedsteads, Bed and Table Linen, Tables, Chairs, Glasses, Kitchen Furniture, &c. with a Quantity of fashionable Plate.

N.B. The sale to being at Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon, and continue till all be sold.

Newcastle Chronicle, 1765-07-20
1766-06-16

A DIVIDEND being ordered by the Commissioners in a Commission of Bankruptcy against THOMAS FOSTER, of the Parish of St Nicholas, Grocer, a Bankrupt: Notice is hereby given, that the Assignees of the said Thomas Foster will attend at the House of Mr Thomas Bambrough, known by the Sign of the Golden Lion in Durham, on Monday the sixteenth Day of June inst. from Ten o'Clock in the Forenoon till Five o'Clock in the Afternoon of the same Day, in order to pay the said Dividend to the Creditors of the said Thomas Foster, who have proved their Debts under the said Commission.

Newcastle Chronicle, 1766-06-07
1768-02-01

THE CREDITORS of THOMAS FOSTER, of the Parish of St Nicholas, in the City of Durham, in the County of Durham, Grocer, a Bankrupt, are desired to meet the surviving Assignee of the said Bankrupt's Estate and Effects, at the House of Thomas Bambrough, the Sign of the Golden Lion, in the said City of Durham, on Monday the 1st Day of February next, at Eleven o'Clock in the Forenoon, in order to assent to or dissent from the commencing and prosecuting one or more Suit or Suits at Law, or in Equity, touching the said Bankrupt's Estate and Effects, and on other special Affairs.

Newcastle Chronicle, 1768-01-30
1782-05-05 d. Durham RG 6/483, /1150
1782-05-08 bur. Durham


02. Robert Foster

 

1729-05-07 b. Hawthorne, Durham TNA: PRO RG 6/1579; Joseph Foster (1871) Pedigrees of the Forsters and Fosters of the North of England, privately printed; Joseph Foster (1873) Pedigrees of Lancashire Families. London
1758-09-08 m. Ann Ashby (17251774, d. of John and Mary (Wood) Ashby), at Worcester, Worcestershire PRO RG 6/808; Foster (1871); Foster (1873)
Children: Thomas (17591834) and Joseph (17611835), both b. Worcester RG 6/230, /231, /422, /808, /926, /1125
1764 left five shillings, by the will of his uncle Nicholas Dodshon uncle's will, Durham wills, DPRI/1/1764/D7
1785-11-11 of Worcester, Worcestershire; present at his son Joseph's wedding at Henley in Arden fmh, Warwickshire RG 6/148, /989
1794-07-16 of Rushwick, St John's Bedwardine, Worcestershire; d. "of an Asthma according to the report of those who viewed the said Body" RG 6/669, /824, /1369
1794-07-22 bur. Brook Street fbg, Ratcliff, Middlesex


03. Dodshon Foster


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