Edward Willes Forbes (1919) FORBES, Edward Willes
Born: 4th February 1863, Folkestone, Kent
Christened: 19th April 1863, Folkestone, Kent
Married: 16th Spetember 1886, Folkestone, Kent
Died: 25th April 1922 (58), 17 The Leas, Folkestone, Kent
Buried: 28th April 1922, Cheriton Road Cemetery, Folkestone, Kent

Parents
FORBES, Thomas Elmslie (b.9th September 1823, Daviot, Aberdeenshire)
WILLES, Mary Ann Wilsden (b.4th May 1838, Folkestone, Kent)

Siblings
FORBES, Mary Jane (b.11th December 1850, West Derby, Lancashire)
FORBES, George Hall (b.6th July 1852, West Derby, Lancashire)
FORBES, Mary Jane (b.25th February 1854, West Derby, Lancashire)
FORBES, Thomas (b.5th January 1856, East Farleigh, Kent)
FORBES, Henry (b.22nd July 1860, Folkestone, Kent)

FORBES, Thomas Willes (b.23rd August 1861, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Margaret Jennings (b.2nd December 1864, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Jane Rose Andrews (b.12th September 1866, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Alice Maud (b.21st January 1868, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Ellen Ann (b.11th December 1869, Folkestone, Kent)

Spouse
HORE, Clara (b.7th February 1860, Three Burrows, Cornwall)

Children
FORBES, Thomas John (b.20th December 1887, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Edward James (b.23rd January 1891, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Jessie Gertrude (b.27th June 1896, Stockwell Green, London)
FORBES, George Albert Edward (b.1st April 1898, Folkestone, Kent)
FORBES, Edward Stanley (b.9th December 1901, Folkestone, Kent)


Biographical Details
Witness to the marriages of: Jane Rose FORBES to Arthur HONEYBUN (West Ham, 1895); Thomas John FORBES to Alice Lilian GREENFIELD (Folkestone, 1919); Jessie Gertrude FORBES to John Arthur RUMSEY (Folkestone, 1920)
Witness at the Inquest of: Thomas Willes FORBES (Folkestone, 1889) Occuptation: Boiler Rivetter (1881), Gardener (1886, 1887, 1889, 1891), Grocer (1896, 1898), Boarding House Keeper (1901, 1919), Hotel Proprietor (1921, 1922)
Cause of death: a) Fatty degeneration of the heart b) Syncope (certified by H. Roker Evans MD)
Informant: Geo. FORBES [son], 9 and 10 The Leas, Folkestone


Sources of information
Family knowledge
GRO index & certificates
Folkestone Directories 1910-1922
Census returns (.pdf download): 1871, 1881, 1891, 1901
Newspaper Obit.


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