Thomas FOSTER & Mary WESTON married 1773, Winchelsea, Sussex
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Thomas FOSTER & Mary WESTON
married 1773, Winchelsea, Sussex


Chart revised 2 Jun 2004
Thomas Foster (c1744) & Mary Weston (c1750 Sussex) married 1773 Winchelsea, Children: Thomas Foster (1773-1785) Winchelsea, Elizabeth Foster (1775-) Winchelsea, Jane Foster (1777-) Winchelsea married 1803 Winchelsea to Richard Foster, Mary Foster (1781-) Winchelsea, Sarah Foster (1784-) Icklesham & George Masters (?Peasmarsh) married 1813 Icklesham




Second marriage of Thomas Foster:

Thomas FOSTER & Mary SWAINE/NASH
married 1787, Guestling, Sussex

Chart revised 2 Jun 2004
Thomas Foster (c1744) & Mary Nash (c1760 Sussex) married 1787 Guestling Children: John Foster (1787-1793) Icklesham, Lucy Foster (1790-1791) Icklesham Lucy Foster (1792-) Icklesham & James Towner married 1813 Icklesham







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    Thomas Foster
    ?baptised 21 Dec 1744
    Pett St Mary & St Peter, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Elizabeth Skrims

    Mary Weston
    baptised 8 Nov 1749
    Winchelsea, Sussex
    mother: Mary Weston


    Thomas Foster & Mary Weston
    married 18 Jul 1773
    Winchelsea, Sussex




    Witnesses: James Holt & John (x) Young
    Mary Foster
    burial unknown






    Title: Settlement examination of Sarah Scate, spinster
    Date: 28 Jan 1773
    Description: on 22 Oct 1772 in Tenterden, Kent, she was delivered of a female base born child and the child is likely to become chargeable to the parish of Winchelsea; Thomas Foster, husbandman, of Icklesham, was the father
    Reference: PAR511/32/4/44 East Sussex Record Office

    Note: Sarah Scate, baptised 29 Jan 1743, Winchelsea, daughter of Nicholas Scate & Elizabeth
    Sarah Scatte, buried 28 May 1774, Winchelsea, base born daughter of Sarah
    Title: Settlement examination of Thomas Foster
    Date: 11 Jan 1774
    Description: Before Lady Day 1771 hired himself as a yearly servant to Joash Adcroft of Icklesham and served for the year; Lady Day 1772 hired himself again to JA for another year; Michaelmas last he was married at Winchelsea to Mary Weston by whom he has one child, Thomas, aged three months; his wife and child live with him in Winchelsea
    Reference: PAR511/32/4/48
    Title: Settlement certtificate
    Date: 10 May 1778
    Description: Thomas Foster, wife Mary and children Thomas, Elizabeth and Jane; Icklesham

    East Sussex Record Office
    Custodial history: Reference PAR511/32/4/141, Formerly listed as PAR511/32/4/87, Former Reference Department: PAR511/32/4/141


    second marriage of Thomas Foster

    Thomas Foster & Mary Nash
    married (licence) 19 May 1787
    Guestling, Sussex
    'Thomas Foster, widower"




    Witnesses: J Henry Willard (prof) & Thomas Willard
    Mary Swaine
    baptism unknown
    ?17 Feb 1752
    ?Rye, Sussex
    parents: John Swaine & Mary
    Thomas Foster
    ?buried 5 Jan 1810
    ?Icklesham, Sussex
    Mary Foster
    buried 3 Jan 1821
    Winchelsea St Thomas
    "age 73, widow of Thomas"


    first marriage of Mary Swaine

    Mary Swaine & William Nash
    married 2 Sep 1770
    Hastings St Clement, Sussex



    Witnesses: Elizabeth ?Presnoll & Thomas Williams (prof)
    William Nash
    baptised 6 Mar 1761
    Hastings All Saints, Sussex
    parents: Samuel Nash & Mary Lock
    William Nash
    buried 21 Jun 1780
    Hastings All Saints, Sussex
    'age 29 years'

    SFHG
    Children of William Nash & Mary Swaine

    Mary Nash1770 Hastings St Clement
    Elizabeth Nash1772 Hastings All Saints -
    Sarah Nash1775 Hastings All Saints -
    William Nash1777 Hastings All Saints - 1778 Hastings All Saints

    Removal order from Hastings All Saint to Pett
    14 Mar 1781
    Mary Nash, widow of William Nash and daughters Mary, Elizabeth and Sarah

    National Archives, PAR361/32/3/4


    Title: Inventory of Thomas Foster's goods taken to the workhouse
    Date: 17 Jun 1802
    Held by: East Sussex Record Office
    Former reference in its original department: PAR401/37/3
    Title: Letter to Thomas Marten from William Dawes of Rye
    Description: Maintenance of Mrs Foster and her husband
    Date: 13 Nov 1805
    Held by: East Sussex Record Office
    Former reference in its original department: PAR511/35/1/2




    The children of Thomas Foster & Mary Weston

    Thomas Foster
    (1773 Winchelsea - ?1785 Winchelsea)

    Thomas Foster
    baptised 23 Sep 1773
    Winchelsea, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary

    Thomas Foster
    ?buried 4 Oct 1785
    Winchelsea, Sussex
    'son of Thomas & Mary'

    SFHG





    Elizabeth Foster
    (1775 Winchelsea -

    Elizabeth Foster
    baptised 21 Jul 1775
    Winchelsea, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary

    ?Elizabeth Foster & William Masters
    ?married 8 Oct 1808
    ?Rye, Sussex





    Jane Foster
    (1777 Winchelsea -

    Jane Foster
    baptised 3 Aug 1777
    Sussex Winchelsea
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary Weston

    IGI C148131
    Richard Foster unknown

    best guess

    baptised 1751
    Sussex Westfield
    parents: Thomas Foster & Elizabeth Martin


    SFHG
    Richard Foster & Jane Foster
    married 10 March 1803
    Sussex, Winchelsea



    witnesses: William Woodhams & William Whiteman
    Richard Foster death

    *not known*

    perhaps in Gibralter
    wife described as widow in 1819
    Jane Foster
    buried 29 Oct 1828
    Sussex, Winchelsea
    "age 52, widow of Richard"
    Children of Jane Foster & Richard Foster

    Elizabeth Foster1803 Winchelsea - 1803 Winchelsea
    Richard Foster1804 Winchelsea - 1805 Winchelsea -
    Thomas Foster1806 Westfield - 1892 Maitland m 1830 Icklesham to Jane Fuller children:Richard, Mary J, Thomas, Catherine, Caleb, John, Peter, Samuel, James
    Caroline Foster1810 Icklesham - 1874 Wagga Wagga m 1830 Udimore to Thomas Baker children:Sarah, Elizabeth, Thomas, James, Jane


    Refs from
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  • 26 Feb 1803
    Warrant for arrest of putative father
    Richard Foster of Winchelsea labourer, for the child to be born to Jane Foster of Udimore
    East Sussex Record Office, PARISH OF UDIMORE PAR497/34/2/3

    20 Aug 1803
    Settlement examination
    Richard Foster late of Winchelsea labourer and now a private in the Sussex Regiment of Militia at Brighton Camp
    East Sussex Record Office, PARISH OF UDIMORE PAR497/32/4/10

    16 Oct 1804
    serving in the Sussex Militia as substitute for George Burtenshaw who was balloted to serve for Clayton attached: certificate that RF was enrolled 19 Feb 1803 and is now serving; C M Burrell, major commanding, Beachy Head Lamp

    13 Mar 1805
    Order to maintain Jane Foster wife of Richard Foster
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/36/3-4

    24 Mar 1819
    Widow Foster
    Notice of Walter Fuller to the parish officers to quit, houses and parts of houses in The Square occupied by Thomas Whiteman, Joseph Claise, William Blackhall, Thomas Sanders, Widow Brook, Widow Foster and Widow Claise
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/37/3/12

    10 Sep 1824
    Widow Foster
    Copy notice of the parish officers to Walter Fuller, landlord, of their intention to quit that part of the Barrack Square occupied by Thomas Whiteman, Joseph Claise, Richard Field, William Blackhall, Jane Foster and Thomas Sanders
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/37/3/27

    24 Feb 1825
    Widow Foster
    Copy notice of the parish officers to John Sinden, Thomas Whiteman, Widow Fisher, William Blackhall, Widow Sanders and Robert Wheeler, to quit the houses they occupy, endorsed: similar notice to Joseph Claise the elder, Widow Foster and Richard Field
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/37/3/14

    Sep 1825
    Jane Foster
    Copy notice of the parish officers to Walter Fuller, landlord, of their intention to quit that part of the Barrack Square occupied by Thomas Whiteman, Joseph Claise, Richard Edwards, Richard Field, William Blackhall, Jane Foster and the late Thomas Sanders
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/37/3/32

    13 Feb 1826
    Jane Foster
    Copy notice of the parish officers to Thomas Whiteman, Joseph Claise, Richard Field, William Blackhall to quit houses and Jane Foster to quit a room, all in Barrack Square
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/37/3/16

    14 Mar 1826
    Jane Foster
    Summons to Jane Foster for refusing to give up a room in Barrack Square
    East Sussex Record Office PARISH OF WINCHELSEA PAR511/37/3/23





    Mary Foster
    (1781 Winchelsea -

    Mary Foster
    baptised 7 Oct 1781
    Winchelsea, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary





    Sarah Foster
    (1784 Icklesham - 1842 Udimore)

    Sarah Foster
    baptised 12 Sep 1784
    Icklesham, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary
    George Masters
    ?baptised 1779
    Icklesham, Sussex
    Sarah Foster & George Masters
    married 1802
    Icklesham, Sussex



    Witnesses: Robert Mastus & Jane Foster (x)
    George Masters
    buried 1 Jun 1833
    Udimore, Sussex'
    "age 56"
    Sarah Masters
    died 25 Jul 1842
    Udimore, Sussex
    Children of Sarah Foster & George Masters

    George 1803 Icklesham - ?1839 Winchelsea
    Eliza 1804 Udimore -1884 Goulburn m 1825 Udimore James Noakes children:William, James, Emma, Silas, Lewis, Alfred, Herbert, James, Johns, Theophilus
    Harriet 1805 Udimore 1838 Udimore m 1826 Udimore John Noakes children:Silas, Sarah, John, Caroline, Spencer, Edwin
    Benjamin 1808 Peasmarsh- 1886 Udimore m 1831 Udimore Maria Durrant children:Emma, Thomas, Spencer, Charles, Maria, William, George, Benjamin, James
    William 1809 Peasmarsh -?1895 m 1834 Brede Mary Whiteman children:?Stephen
    Charles 1811 Peasmarsh-1894 Gundaroo m 1835 Brede Philadelphia Pain children:Ann
    Louisa 1813 Peasmarsh - ?NSW m 1831 Rye Thomas Pain children:Eliza, Caroline, John, Victoria, Catherine, Jemima, Kate, Robert
    Spencer 1815 Peasmarsh-?1842 Udimore m 1838 Rye Jane Cloke children:Sarah
    Matthew 1817 Peasmarsh -
    Mark 1817 Peasmarsh -?1891 Rye ?m 1859 Rye Sarah Jane Rangis/widow
    Elias Israel 1821 Peasmarsh 1880 Udimore m 1847 Rye Sarah ?Cuthbertchildren:George, Harriet, Charles
    Sarah 1823 Udimore - m 1858 Rye Richard Hassell






    John Foster
    (1787 Icklesham - 1793 Icklesham)

    John Foster
    baptised 17 Jun 1787
    Icklesham, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary
    John Foster
    buried 4 Mar 1793
    Icklesham, Sussex





    Lucy Foster
    (1790 Icklesham - 1791 Icklesham)

    Lucy Foster
    baptised 7 Mar 1790
    Icklesham, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary
    Lucy Foster
    buried 27 Feb 1791
    Icklesham, Sussex





    Lucy Foster
    (1792 Icklesham - ?1821 Newhaven)

    Lucy Foster
    baptised 1792
    Icklesham, Sussex
    parents: Thomas Foster & Mary
    James Towner
    ?baptised 2 Mar 1781
    West Dean by Seaford, Sussex
    parents:
    Lucy Foster & James Towner
    married 21 Aug 1813
    Icklesham, Sussex



    Witnesses: John Brown (x) & Sarah Lingham
    Sarah White & Benjamin Lingham m 1793 Icklesham
    Lucy Towner
    ?buried 23 May, 1821
    ?Newhaven, Sussex
    "age 32"
    James Towner
    ?buried 17 Sep 1827
    ?West Dean, Sussex
    "age 47"
    Lucy Foster - Removal from Iden to Icklesham

    Certificate of James Bellingham
    PARISH OF ICKLESHAM. Overseers of the Poor: other settlement papers. Overseers' correspondence. that Lucy Foster is unfit to be removed from Iden
    Held by: East Sussex Record Office, 18 April 1812, Reference: PAR401/35/6/3
    Lucy Foster - Removal order to Icklesham

    Certificate of James Bellingham
    PARISH OF ICKLESHAM. PARISH OF ICKLESHAM. Overseers of the Poor: settlement records. Removal orders to Icklesham. Lucy Foster, singlewoman; from Iden endorsed: suspension of order on account of LF's illness, 18 Apr 1812
    Held by: East Sussex Record Office, 18 April 1812, Reference: PAR401/32/3/12
    Children of Lucy Foster & James Towner

    Sarah Towner1814 Icklesham -
    Charles Towner1815 Icklesham - 1886 Newtown NSW m to Mary Ann children:Charles, Emily, Mary J, Alfred, Alice
    Frederick Towner1817 Icklesham - 1901 Ballina NSW
    James Towner1819 Seaford - 1881 Alstoneville NSWm1 1842 Cobbity to Caroline Trillchildren:William, Frederick, Sarah, Samuel, Thomas, Elizabeth, John
    m2 1855 Sydney to Mary Hook children:George, John, Edward, Mary, Peter, Lucy, Stephen
    m3 1876 Lismore to Ann Hook children:Frederick
    Caroline Towner1820 Wartling - m 1842 Rye to Francis Ware children:Charlotte, Elizabeth, Louisa, Bertha, John, Martha, Mary A, Francis, Sarah, James,
    ?Alfred Towner1821 Litlington - 1871 Eastbourne m 1842 Brighton to Sarah Gorringechildren:Louisa, Mary, Sarah

    Account of James Towner, b1819

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