Captain Leopold Henry Vivian Forster

1874–1911 (Age 37)
Madras, India

The Life of Leopold Henry Vivian

When Captain Leopold Henry Vivian Forster was born in 1874, his father, Rev. Charles Thornton Forster, was 38 and his mother, Lucy Selina Geraldine Foley, was 40. He lived in Hinxton, Cambridgeshire, England in 1881. He died in 1911, at the age of 37, and was buried in Madras, India.

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Family Time Line

Rev. Charles Thornton Forster
Lucy Selina Geraldine Foley
Arthur Evelyn Thornton Forster
Ethel Lucy Constance Forster
Mabel Edith Geraldine Forster
Charles Hugh Inglis Forster
Captain Leopold Henry Vivian Forster
Ella Lilian Alice Forster
Maud Winifred Doane Forster

Parents and Siblings

    Rev. Charles Thornton Forster


    Lucy Selina Geraldine Foley




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World Events (4)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 6

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 10

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 30

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

1 English: occupational and topographic name for someone who lived or worked in a forest ( see Forrest ).2 English: Norman French nickname or occupational name from Old French forcetier ‘cutter’, an agent noun from forcettes ‘scissors’.3 English: occupational name, by metathesis, from Old French fust(r)ier ‘blockmaker’ (a derivative of fustre ‘block of wood’).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Henry L V Forster in household of Chas T Forster, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Leopold Henry Vivian Foster, "England, Cambridge Parish Registers, 1538-1983 "
  • Leopold Henry Vivian Forster, "England and Wales, National Index of Wills and Administrations, 1858-1957"

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