Forrester, Walter


Student United College 1824-1825 Lat. Jun.; Gk. Jun.; Math. Jun. 1825-1826 Lat. Prov.; Gk. Prov.; Math. 2; Log. 1826-1827 Gk. Prov.; Math. 3; Ethics; Pol. Econ. 1827-1828 Physics; Chem. (Ternar). Luminator, Greek class, 1824. Servership, 1827. M.A. 5.12.1828.

Student St Mary’s College 1828-1829. Exchequer bursar, 1829.


Born 7.9.1804 son of George Forrester, Dysart and Jane Foreman.


Listed as resident Douglas, Isle of Man in General Council Register 1863.


Died c. 1887 and bequeathed £300 to the University for a chemistry prize. His daughter, Mrs. Agnes Geddes writes from St Albans.


  • UYUC400:3.11.1824, 17.11.1827, 17.11.1887
  • UYUY452/14/221, 226
  • Chalmers, Class list, New College CHA6.14.1-4