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FORSTER

Thomas Henry Forster was born in 1865. He moved from England with his parents in 1880 & settled at Meerschaum Vale. Thomas married Esther Lumley at Wardell in 1896. Esther was born in 1871. Thomas was a butcher in Wardell for some time, then settled on a dairy at Rous. The family moved to the Tweed in 1924, where they grew bananas. Thomas & Esther had 9 children: George (1897), Norman (1899 - of Lismore), Ethel (1901 - married R. Lavis), Amy (1903 - Murwillumbah), Walter (1907), John (1909 - Brunswick Heads), Arthur (1911 - Tweed Heads), Annie (1913 - 1929) & Emily (married Mr O'Brien - Baulkham Hills).

Thomas died in 1942 & Esther in 1936.




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