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William Thomas FORSE  1880 - 1952   PIONEER    PARENTS    LIFE    NOTES    LABELS    PHOTOS    THANK YOU

PIONEER

William Thomas FORSE  1880 - 1952

aka William T. Forse, W. T. Forse, William Forse, W. Forse
nationality
occupation inventor, mechanical engineer
birth .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1880, Poplar, Middlesex, London, ENGLAND
baptism
death .. Jan/Feb/Mar 1952, Chichester, Sussex, ENGLAND (71y)
burial
marriage .. July/Aug/Sept 1921, .........., Wandsworth, London, Surrey:
Lilian PAGDIN

b. 25 Dec 1890, Knottingley, Pontefract, Yorkshire, West Riding
d. .. July/Aug/Sep 1975, Chichester, Sussex

children
  • John

    b. .. July/Aug/Sep 1922, Wandsworth, Greater London
    d. ................

  • ..........................

PARENTS

father Thomas John FORSE

b. 27 Feb 1856, Weymouth, Dorset, ENGLAND
d. ...............

mother Sarah Philli(a)s COS(S)ENS

b. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1857, Weymouth, Dorset
d. ...........

marriage got married in .. Apr/May/June 1879 in Weymouth, Dorset:
children
  • William Thomas

    b. .. Oct/Nov/Dec 1880, Poplar, Middlesex, London, ENGLAND
    d. .. Jan/Feb/Mar 1952, Chichester, Sussex, ENGLAND (71y)

  • Arthur Henry F.

    b. .. July/Aug/Sep 1882, Bromley by Bow/Poplar
    d. ...................


LIFE


1871 CENSUS (Malcombe Regis, Dorset):
- Thomas John FORSE (14y; of 5 children) carpenter apprentice



1881 CENSUS (Poplar, Bromley and Shoreditch, London):
Thomas FORSE (25y) steward Manuf.
Sarah FORSE (24y)
- William (4 months)



1891 CENSUS (Hoxton, Shoreditch, London):
Michel WADE (22y) railway porter
Sarah [COSSENS] WADE (30y)
- Wm. FORSE ( y) [step]son
- Arthur FORSE ( y) [step]son



1901 CENSUS (Hoxton, Shoreditch, London):
Richard WADE (31y ; b. Hoxton) carman/contractor
Sarah WADE (39y; b. Weymouth, Dorset) shopkeeper-general / own account at home
- William FORSE (20y; b. Poplar, London) stepson; engineer’s fitter / worker
- Arthur FORSE (18y; Bromley by Bow) stepson



founder of CLARION RECORD (wax expert) (source: Edison Phonograph by F. Andrews)
Columbia



William T. FORSE (44y)
SS “MAURETANIA" (Cunard Line)
dep.: ... April 1925, New York
arr.: 28 April 1925, Southampton, ENGLAND, UK



William T. FORSE (44y) engineer
SS “MAJESTIC" (White Star Line)
dep.: 15 July 1925, Southampton, ENGLAND, UK
arr.: 21 July 1925, New York, USA
Wife: Mrs. Forse, 51 Streathbourne Road, Balham, London SW



William T. FORSE (44y) engineer
SS “MAJESTIC" (White Star Line)
dep.: 15 July 1925, Southampton, ENGLAND, UK
arr.: 21 July 1925, New York, USA
Wife: Mrs. Forse, 51 Streathbourne Road, Balham, London SW



William T. FORSE (58y) mechanical engineer
+ Lilian FORSE (48y)
+ John FORSE (16y)
SS “AQUITANIA” (Cunard Line)
dep.: 8 April 1939, Southampton, ENGLAND, UK
arr.: 14 April 1939, New York, USA
Wife: Mrs. Forse, 51 Streathbourne Road, Balham, London SW



William T. FORSE (58y) mechanical engineer
+ Lilian FORSE (48y)
+ John FORSE (16y)
SS “MATSONIA”
dep.: 20 April 1939, Los Angeles, CA
arr.: 26 April 1939, Honolulu, HAWAII


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PHOTOS

William Thomas Forse



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