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Foster, Josephlocked

(1844–1905)
  • Cecil R. Humphery-Smith

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Foster, Joseph (1844–1905), genealogist and antiquary, born at Sunniside, Sunderland, on 9 March 1844, was the eldest of five sons and three daughters of Joseph Foster, a woollen draper of Bishopwearmouth, co. Durham, and his wife, Elizabeth, daughter of Emanuel Taylor. His grandfather was ...

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(1920–)
Calendars of the grants of probate … made in … HM court of probate [England and Wales]
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