Sir Thomas Forster of Adderstone

Is your surname Forster?

Research the Forster family

Sir Thomas Forster of Adderstone's Geni Profile

Share your family tree and photos with the people you know and love

  • Build your family tree online
  • Share photos and videos
  • Smart Matching™ technology
  • Free!


Thomas Forster, VI

Birthplace: Northumberland, England, (Present UK)
Death: Died in Bambrough Parish, Northumberland, England, (Present UK)
Immediate Family:

Son of Sir Thomas Forster, Sheriff of Northumberland and Feorena "Florence" Wharton
Husband of Elizabeth Forster (Brewster)
Partner of Unknown Mistress
Father of Rev. John Foster; Sir Matthew Forster, Sheriff of Northumberland; Thomas Forster; Margaret Foster; William Forster and 3 others
Brother of Cuthbert Forster; Barbara Roddam and Margaret Ridley
Half brother of Thomas Curwen

Managed by: Private User
Last Updated:

About Sir Thomas Forster of Adderstone

Sir Thomas Forster VI of Adderstone. B.1488. D.1580 in England. This Thomas married Isobel, daughter of John Brewster of Lucker, and they had eight legitimate children. However he also sired several other illegitimate offspring one of whom, Matthew, subsequently became his successor. However, this in no way impeded his civic advancement, as he was knighted and appointed Sheriff of Northumberland by Queen Elizabeth I.

view all 11

Sir Thomas Forster of Adderstone's Timeline

Northumberland, England, (Present UK)
Age 19
Hunsden, Herefordshire, United Kingdom
Age 33
November 17, 1587
Age 38
Bambrough Parish, Northumberland, England, (Present UK)
Age 38
Etherstone Castle, Durham, England