John William Foster
He was the grandson of John Foster of Dunleer, MP for Dunleer and Elizabeth, née Fortescue. Foster was appointed High Sheriff of Louth for 1776 and then elected member to the Irish House of Commons for Dunleer in 1783 and held this seat until 1790. His parents were William Foster and Patience Fowke who married in 1743.
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John Thomas Foster
William Thomas Monsell
| Member of Parliament for Dunleer
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