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John Forster

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John Forster (1853-1927) of Westray and Forster and Forster and Sons

Sons Walter Forster and William Alfred Forster

1875 Left Westray and Forster

1878 Established glass business at Atlas Glass Works, which would become Forster and Sons

1911 Living at Cowley Hill, St Helens: John Forster (age 57 born St. Helens), Constructional Engineer (Manufacturer) - Employer. With his wife Esther Forster (age 55 born St. Helens) and their three sons; William Alfred Forster (age 25 born St. Helens), Glass Manufacturer (Bottles); John Stanley Forster (age 22 born St. Helens), Bank Clerk; and Arthur Clarence Forster (age 19 born St. Helens), Shipping Clerk. Three servants.[1]

1927 December 30th. Died. Of Wynne House, Cowley Hill Lane, St. Helens.

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Sources of Information

  1. 1911 Census