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Families covered: Foster of Hanslope (Hanslape), Foster of Ossett, Foster of Stamford
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The Buckinghamshire village that is nowadays called Hanslope was normally called Hanslape in the 19th century, which is why Lipscomb uses 'Hanslape' throughout. According to Wikipedia, other spelling variants were used in earlier centuries including Hammescle, Hanslepe, Anslepe, Hameslepe, Hamslape, Hanslopp, Hanslap, Anslope, Anslap, Anslapp & Hanslapp.
Nicholas Foster of Northamptonshire
1. William Foster of Hanslape, Buckinghamshire
  m. Emma Knight (dau/heir of John Knight of Hanslape by Elearnora, dau of Ramburne or Reyburn de Bellocampo (Beauchamp), son of Thomas, Earl of Warwick, by Katharine Mortimer)
  A. William Foster (dsp)
  B. Thomas Foster of Hanslape
m. _ FitzGeoffrey (dau of John FitzGeoffrey of Thurleigh (Thurley))
  i. Guy Foster of Hanslape
  m. Jane Church (dau of Thomas Church of Nunwell Hall (Ranwell Hall))
  a. Edmond Foster of Hanslape
  m. Anne Washington (dau of Laurence Washington of Sulgrave)
  (1) Sir Guy Foster of Hanslape (a 1634)
  m. Frances Kingsmill (dau of Sir William Kingsmill of Sidmonhampton)
  (A)+ issue (a 1634) - William, John, Guy, Thomas, Elizabeth
  (2) Edward Foster (dsp)
  (3) Laurence Foster of Hanslape
  m. Anne Smith of Cosham
  (A) Edmund Foster of Moulsho, Buckinghamshire
  m. Elizabeth Owen (dau of Richard or Robert Owen of Dunsable)
  (i)+ issue (d infant) - Elizabeth, Elizabeth
  (B) Anne Foster
  m1. (15.069.1629?) William or George Coles
  m2. Richard Primatt of Minister, Isle of Thanet
  (4) Jane Foster
  m. William Lane (clerk of the Court of Requests)
  (5) Barbara Foster
  m. Henry Coats
  b. Elizabeth Foster
  m. Christopher Dangell (Dayrell?) of Linford
  c. Anne Foster
  m. Griffin Birchmore of Hanslape
  d. Elizabeth Foster (2nd of the name)
  m. Thomas Travell
  e. Alice Foster
  m. John Williott or Welliott
  f. Cecily Foster
  m. Christopher Daniele



Richard Foster of Ossett, Yorkshire (b c1623, d 20.09.1710)
m. ?? (b c1633, d 02.02.1709)
1. Richard Foster of Ossett (d 17.09.1730)
  m. Hannah Burnet (b 1658, d 04.10.1724, dau of ?? Burnet by Gertrude, sister of Peter Jackson of Leeds)
  A. Stephen Foster of London (d 23.10.1719)
  m. (02.12.1707) Ann Gream (dau of Henry Gream, sister of Dorothy (Mrs Markham))
  i.+ issue - son (d infant), Stephen (d infant), Richard (b 19.06.1715), John (b 26.07.1717), Hannah (b 09.091711), Elizabeth (b 13.08.1718)
  B. Joseph Foster of Ossett
  m. (28.041719) Hannah Farrer (dau of John Farrer of Warley, sister of Sarah (Mrs. Cordingley))
i.+ issue - Richard (b 03.03.1723), Stephen (b 15.04.1720), John (b 24.09.1728), Elizabeth (b 13.12.1721)
  C. Richard Foster of Flanshaw near Wakefield (b c1688, d 31.01.1729)
  m. (19.01.1715-6) Mary Lumb (b c1695, d 04.01.1757, dau of John Lumb)
  i. John Foster in Madeira (b 31.10.1723)
  a.+ 3 sons
  ii. Hannah Foster (b 18.11.1716)
  m. (05.06.1740) Robert Lumb of Silcoats
  iii.+ other issue - Richard (dsp), Sarah (d infant), Mary (b 23.04.1721), Anne (b 03.01.1718), Sarah (d 14.09.1729)
  D. Benjamin Foster of New York, North America (d 25.02.1736)
  m. (01.02.1721-2) Hannah (Mrs. Vaningbro)
  i. Richard Foster (b 13.12.1722)
  E. Hannah Foster
  m. Thomas Dickenson
  F. Elizabeth Foster (d 10.02.1740)
  m. (06.05.1724) Richard Clapman of Halifax
  i.+ issue - Richard (d infant), Sarah (d infant), Hannah (d infant), Elizabeth (b 28.08.1727)
  G. Mary Foster
  m1. (11.08.1720) John Jepson of Dewsbury (d 06.08.1725, son of Joseph of Dewsbury)
  i. Elizabeth Jepson (b 25.08.1721)
  m. (10.06.1742) John Grimshaw
  m2. (01.02.1728-9) Samuel Hanson (minister of Ossett)
  ii. Mary Hanson (b 06.05.1728)



Thomas Foster of Stamford, Lincolnshire (clerk)
m. Jane Burrell (dau of Redmayne Burrell of Dowsby)
1. William Foster of Bourne, Lincolnshire (bur 06.03.1759)
m. Mary Wilkinson
  A. Thomas Foster (bpt 22.03.1738, a 1798, vicar of Ryhall then Rector of Tinwell)
  Sara Baskett (dau of Rev. John Baskett)m.
  i. Thomas Foster (dsp 08.02.1798, rector of Tinwell)
  m. Susan Waters (dau of William Waters of Stamford)
  ii. John Foster (rector of Wickersley, Yorkshire, 3rd son?)
  m. _ Rooke (dau of George Rooke of Langham)
  iii. Sarah Foster
  m. Roger Baskett of Tickhill
  iv. Mary Foster
  m. Charles St. Barbe of London
  v. Elizabeth Foster (bpt 04.04.1786)
  m. John Aldred of Wickersley
  vi.+ other issue - William (dsp), Samuel (dsp), Martha
  B. William Foster (bpt 04.09.1740, bur 12.09.1785, alderman of Stamford)
  m. Levina Davey
  i.+ issue - William (d infant), John (d infant), Samuel (d infant), Edward (d infant), Thomas of Spalding & Theobalds (Hertfordshire), William, Kingsman (rector of Dowsby), Levina, Etheldred
2.+ other issue - Thomas (dsp), Jane

Main source(s):
(1) For upper section (uploaded 21.10.15) : Lipscomb (Bucks, vol 4, 'Pedigree of Ramburne de Beauchamp and Foster, of Hanslape', p174) with support from Visitation (Buckinghamshire, 1634, 'Forster of Hanslope' & 'Foster of Forster of Moulshoe')
(2) For middle section (uploaded 22.12.15) : FMG (vol 1, MS33, 'Jackson-Foster', p76+)
(3) For lower section (uploaded 15.02.16) : FMG (vol 1, MS177, ''Foster', p404)
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