William Forster was born 16 October 1818 in Madras, India to Thomas Forster (c1781-1856) and Eliza Blaxland (c1800-1876) and died 30 October 1882 in Edgecliff, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Eliza Jane Wall (c1827-1862) 8 April 1846 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia. He married Maud Julia Edwards (bef1873) 8 November 1873 in Armidale, New South Wales, Australia.


Offspring of William Forster and Eliza Jane Wall (c1827-1862)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Mary Eliza Forster (1848-1935) 1848 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 30 May 1935 Woollahra, New South Wales, Australia Henry Edward Kater (1841-1924)

Charles Edward Forster (c1854-1920)
Ellen Constance Forster (c1856-1880)
Laura Elizabeth Forster (c1858-1917)
Amy Beatrice Forster (c1859-1870)
(female) Forster (c1862-c1862)

Offspring of William Forster and Maud Julia Edwards (bef1873)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Enid Maud Forster (1875)
(son) Forster (1876)
Lionel Archibald Forster (1879-1914)


Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
2 Wedding 2
  • On Saturday, the 8th instant, at St. Peter's Church, Armidale, New England, by the Rev. Septimus Hungerford, WILLIAM FORSTER, M.P., to MAUD JULIA, eldest daughter of JOHN ANDREW EDWARDS, Esq., of Bell Vue, Waverley.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 22 November 1873, page 1
§ Remains
  • THE Funeral of the late Mr. WILLIAM FORSTER will take place at Ryde, THIS DAY, the 1st November, at 12 noon; a steamer will leave the Parramatta Steamer Wharf, bottom of King-street, at 10.30 a.m. of this day, and return immediately after the funeral.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 1 November 1882, page 16
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