Notes on the Tables

These tables show details taken from the card index entries for FOSS held at the Isle of Wight County Records Office. For details of what registers are covered by this card index, see Parish registers and Nonconformist Registers on their web-site.

There are also some records from the Isle of Wight Family History Society's index of Births, Marriages and Deaths taken from the Isle of Wight Registry Office. Noted as IoW FHS BMD records.

This information has been transcribed several times:

  • From register (or other original material) to card index. [1]
  • From card index to paper. [2]
  • From paper to computer. [3]
    Checks on this computer version:
    • Items with a status of To check are still to be checked against the card index [1].
    • Items with a status of Checked have been re-checked against the card index [1].

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FOSS: Baptisms

Status Register Date Name Notes

1555-1599

Checked Mottistone 1 Sep 1560 Ezekias FAWSE Son of Nicholas

1600-1699

None in card index

1700-1799

Checked Carisbrook 11 Nov 1700 William FOS Son of Samuel
Checked Carisbrook 5 Jan 1700/1 William FOSSE Son of Samuel of St Nicholas
Born 2 Jan
Checked Brighstone 8 Dec 1728 Jenny FOSSE Daughter of William & Jenny
Checked Brighstone 10 Aug 1730 William FOSSE Son of William & Jenny
Checked Brighstone 19 Mar 1731/2 John FOSSE Son of William & Jenny
Checked Brighstone 19 May 1734 Frances FOSSE Daughter of William & Jenny
Checked Brighstone 16 Sep 1744 Joseph FOSSE Son of William & Jenny
Checked Brook 23 Sep 1753 John FOSS Son of Jane
Checked Calbourne 23 Jan 1757 James FOSS Son of William & Ann
Checked Calbourne 18 Mar 1759 William FOSS Son of William & Ann
Checked Calbourne 3 May 1761 Joseph FOSS Son of William & Ann
Checked Calbourne 17 Apr 1763 John FOSS Son of William & Ann
Checked Brighstone 26 May 1765 Hannah FOSSE Daughter of William & Ann
Checked Brighstone 22 Feb 1767 Ann FOSSE Daughter of William
Checked Northwood 29 Sep 1767 Jospeh SCOVELL (FOSS) Son of Elizabeth SCOVELL
The reputed father Joseph FOSS who is married to the said Elizabeth SCOVELL this day
Checked Northwood 8 July 1770 Thomas FOSS Son of Joseph & Elizabeth
Checked Calbourne 26 May 1771 Isaac FAWS Son of William & Ann
Checked Northwood 1 May 1774 Jane FOSS Daughter of Joseph & Mary
About 1 year old, admitted
Checked Shalfleet 25 Apr 1779 James FOSS Son of Ann
Checked Northwood 22 Apr 1781 John FOSS Son of Joseph & Elizabeth
Born 25 Feb 1781
Checked Calbourne 13 Aug 1786 James FAWS Son of John & Mary
Checked Shalfleet 21 Dec 1788 Hannah FOSS Daughter of John & Martha (of Calbourne)
Checked Shalfleet 24 Apr 1791 Mary Ann FOSS Daughter of John & Martha
Checked Shalfleet 15 Feb 1795 John FOSS Son of John & Martha (of Newtown)
Checked Shalfleet 25 Dec 1797 William FOSS Son of John & Martha
Checked Calbourne 17 Dec 1799 Joseph FOSE Son of John & Martha

1800-1899

Checked Calbourne 30 Aug 1801 Francis FOSE Son of John & Martha
Checked Shalfleet 21 Aug 1803 Ambrose FOSS Son of John & Martha
Checked Shalfleet 2 Feb 1806 Anne FOSS Daughter of John & Martha
Checked Shalfleet 6 Jan 1811 Eliza FOSS Daughter of James & Mary
Checked Shalfleet 26(29) Sep 1813 John FOSS Son of James & Ann (of Calbourne)
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 15 Oct 1820 John FOSS Son of John & Jane of Calbourne
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 23 July 1820 Thomas FOSS Son of James & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 21 Jan 1821 Isaac FOSS Son of Francis & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 22 Sep 1822 Ann FOSS Daughter of John & Jane of Newtown
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 8 June 1823 Harriet FOSS Daughter of James & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 23 Oct 1825 Jonas FOSS Son of James & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 23 Nov 1828 Thomas Henry FOSS Son of James & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 5 Aug 1832 Ann FOSS Daughter of Francis & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 10 Aug 1834 Fanny FOSS Daughter of Francis & Mary of Shalfleet
Labourer
Tohecked ? 1837 Ann FOSS Calbourne. IoW FHS BMD record
Checked Shalfleet 25 Mar 1838 Edith FOSS Daughter of John & Elizabeth of Shalfleet saltern
Labourer
Checked Shalfleet 1 Aug 1841 Emily Louisa FOSS Daughter of John & Elizabeth of Saltern
Labourer
Checked Ryde St. John 4 Aug 1844 Eliza FOSS Daughter of John & Elizabeth of Springvale
Labourer
Checked Ryde St. John 4 Mar 1849 Maria FOSS Daughter of John & Elizabeth of Spingvale
Labourer
Checked Calbourne 14 July 1850 Mary Ann FOSS Daughter of Thomas Henry & Emma Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 13 July 1851 Maria FOSS Daughter of Thomas Henry & Emma Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 17 Apr 1853 Emma Jane FOSS Daughter of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Seaman
Checked Calbourne 19 Feb 1854 Thomas FOSS Son of Jonas & Margaret of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 3 June 1855 Eliza Zipporah FOSS Daughter of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
At Newtown
Checked Calbourne 22 Mar 1857 Caroline Elizabeth FOSS Daughter of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 10 July 1859 Harriett FOSS Daughter of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 10 July 1859 Henry FOSS Son of Jonas & Margaret of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 28 Apr 1861 Ambrose FOSS Son of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 6 July 1862 John FOSS Son of Jonas & Margaret of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 2 Dec 1863 William Henry FOSS Son of Thomas Henry & Emma Jane of Newtown
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 14 Aug 1864 Ernest Frederick FOSS Son of Jonas & Margaret of London Heath
Fisherman
Checked Calbourne 20 May 1866 Ellen FOSS Daughter of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Sailor
Checked Calbourne 20 May 1866 Arthur FOSS Son of Jonas & Margaret of London Heath
Sailor
Checked Calbourne 30 June 1867 John William FOSS Son of Mary of Newtown
Checked Calbourne 25 Dec 1867 Betsy FOSS Daughter of Henry & Jane of Newtown
Mariner
Checked Ryde St. Michael 16 Jan 1887 Frederick Henry FOSS Son of William Henry & Matilda of 8 Lower Bettesworth Road
General Labourer
Checked Ryde All Saints 24 June 1888 William Henry FOSS Son of Betsey of Ashey
Single woman
Checked Ryde All Saints 16 July 1893 Violet May FOSS Daughter of John William & Kate Frances of Whiteley Cottages, Ashey
Labourer
Checked Yarmouth Weslyan Methodist 24 Apr 1894 Athur Wallace FOSS Son of Ernest Frederick & Elizabeth Mary Jane of Newbridge
Born 27 Mar 1894
Checked Bible Christian (Newport) 26 Sep 1894 Bertie Cyril FOSS Son of Joseph & Sarah of Whippingham
Farm labourer. At Littletown Chapel
Checked Bible Christian (Newport) 12 May 1895 Joseph John FOSS Son of Joseph & Emma of Carisbrooke
Labourer. At Bowcombe chapel
Checked Ryde All Saints 9 June 1895 John Henry William FOSS Son of John William & Kate Frances of Ashey
Labourer
Checked Yarmouth Weslyan Methodist 10 Mar 1896 Frederick William Blair FOSS Son of Ernest Frederick & Eliza Mary of Newbridge, Shalfleet
Born 5 Jan 1896
Checked Bible Christian (Newport) 26 July 1896 William James FOSS Son of Joseph & Emma of Carisbrooke
Labourer. At Bowcombe chapel
Checked Newport Weslyan Methodist 5 Oct 1897 Herbert George FOSS Son of John & Kate of Birchmoor, Blackwater
Born 31 Aug 1897
Checked Whippingham 24 Oct 1897 Thomas FOSS Son of Joseph & Sarah of Whippingham
Labourer. Born 5 Sept 1897
Checked Ryde St. Michael 21 Nov 1897 Bessie Evelyn FOSS Daughter of James Henry & Matilda of 2 Bettesworth Road
Market Gardener
Checked Whippingham 12 Mar 1899 Hilda May FOSS Daughter of Joseph & Sarah of Whippingham
Born 10 Feb 1899
Checked Bible Christian (Newport) 18 Oct 1899 Frederick George FOSS Son of Joseph & Emma of Whippingham
Labourer. At Wootton BC Chapel

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FOSS: Marriages

Status Register Date Man Woman Notes

1562-1599

None in card index

1600-1699

None in card index

1700-1799

Checked Brighstone 1727 William FOSS Frances DAY
of Brixton
 
Checked Brighstone 1755 William FOSSE
of Calbourne
Ann DIER
Minor, of Brixton
Consent of Parents
Checked Shalfleet 1758 William BUTTON
Widower
Betty FOSS
Widow, of Brixton
 
Checked Shalfleet 1760 John THRESHER Jane FORSE
Widow, of Brook
 
Checked Northwood 29 Sep 1767 Joseph FOSS Elizabeth SCOVEL Both of this parish
Checked Brooke 1773 John JACOB
Bachelor, of Arreton
Jane FOSS
Spinster, of Brook
 
Checked ? 20 Feb 1792 Joseph FOSS
22, farrier, bachelor, of Northwood
Mary BILLET
21, spinster, of St. Maurice
HML 1689-1837
At St. Maurice
Checked Northwood 18 June 1793 James BOOKER
Bachelor
Jane FOSS
Spinster
Both of this parish

1800-1899

Checked Shalfleet 23 Mar 1810 James FOSS Mary SALTER  
Checked St. Helens 15 Oct 1813 Henry CORNEY
Bachelor
Hannah FOSS
Spinster
 
Checked Shalfleet 1819 John FOSS Jane JAMES  
Checked Shalfleet 1820 Francis FOSS Mary DOVE  
Checked Northwood 16 Oct 1825 Reginald FORCE
Bachelor, of St. Mary Arches, Exeter
Sarah PARLETT
Spinster of this parish
 
Checked Shalfleet 1829 James FOSS Ester BIDDLECOMB  
Checked Brading 13 May 1830 Isaac FOSS Mary GILBERT  
Checked Northwood 3 Nov 1831 Benjamin GRIST Eliza FORCE
Spinster
Both of this parish
Checked St. Helens 16 Nov 1835 John FOSS
Bachelor, of Shalfleet
Elizabeth THOMPSON
Spinster
 
To check ? 1845 James WALKER Harriet FOSS IoW FHS BMD records
To check ? 1848 Henry FOSS ? IoW FHS BMD records
To check ? 1850 James HARLEY Mary FOSS IoW FHS BMD records
To check ? 1852 Jonas FOSS Margaret MITCHELL IoW FHS BMD records
Checked Newchurch 13 Oct 1861 Henry RIVERS
20, bachelor, son of George
Eliza FOSS
20, spinster, daughter of John
 
Checked Ryde St. John 3 Apr 1862 Edward William BIGGS
Full age, bachelor, son of Uriah
Ann FOSS
Full age, spinster, daughter of John
 
Checked Brading 31 Oct 1868 Charles Thomas LANE
26, bachelor, son of William
Mary Anne FOSS
20, spinster, daughter of Henry
 
To check ? 1871 William F BRADING Emma J FOSS IoW FHS BMD records
Checked Newtown 25 Apr 1872 Sanuel BOURNE
25, bachelor, son of George
Emma Jane FOSS
45, widow, daughter of William FRY
 
Checked Newport 24 June 1876 Thomas Arthur KAYE
Full age, bachelor, son of Thomas Brien
Harriet FOSS
Minor, spinster, daughter of Henry
 
To check ? 1885 William FOSS Ellen FOSS IoW FHS BMD records
Checked Ryde St. Thomas 22 May 1886 William Henry FOSS
23, bachelor, son of Thomas Henry
Matilda FLEMING
23, spinster, daughter of John
 
Checked Ryde All Saints 27 Oct 1891 John William FOSS
25, bachelor, son of Charles LANE
Kate Frances BOUND
21, spinster, daughter of Henry
 
Checked Newtown 10 June 1893 Ernest Frederick FOSS
29, bachelor, son of Jonas
Elizabeth Mary Jane CARPENTER
30, spinster, daughter of Joseph
 
To check ? 1894 Jospeh FOSS Emma KINGSWELL IoW FHS BMD records
To check ? 1895 William G SPRAKE Annie E FOSS IoW FHS BMD records
To check ? 1898 James FOSS Mary HURLEY/SULLIVAN IoW FHS BMD records

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FOSS: Burials

Status Register Date Name Notes

1558-1599

None in card index

1600-1699

None in card index

1700-1799

Checked Brighstone 27 Mar 1750 Frances FOSS  
Checked Calbourne 19 Sep 1768 Ann FOSS  
Checked Northwood 11 June 1781 Elizabeth FOSS Wife of Joseph
Checked Calbourne 29 June 1791 Mary Ann FOSS A child

1800-1899

Checked St. Helens 4 Jan 1813 John FOSS of Nettlestone, Saltern in his 50th year
Checked Binstead 17 Mar 1816 Martha FOSE 18 months
Daughter of Sergent FOSS of 76th Regiment of Ryde
Checked Newchurch 18 Jan 1818 Ann FOSS 12 of Ryde
Checked House of Industry 17 Sep 1824 Joseph FOSS 81, of House of Industry
Checked Shalfleet 3 Dec 1826 Thomas FOSS 6 of Shalfleet
Checked St. Helens 6 Apr 1832 Martha FOSS 69 of Ryde
Checked St. Helens 19 Sep 1849 Maria FOSS 8 months of Springvale
Checked Calbourne 19 Nov 1852 Mary FOSS 63 of Newtown
Checked Calbourne 5 Mar 1860 James FOSS Age 73, of Newtown
Checked St. Helens 4 Dec 1861 Emily Louisa FOSS Age 20, of St. Johns
Checked Calbourne 30 Sep 1864 Maria FOSS Age 14, of Newtown
Checked Calbourne 7 Jan 1867 John FOSS Age 5, of London Heath
Checked Calbourne 14 July 1870 Henry FOSS Age 42, of Newtown
Checked Newtown 12 Apr 1875 Eliza FOSS Age 21, of Newtown
Checked Newtown 18 Sep 1878 Caroline FOSS Age 22, of White Oak Cottage
Checked St. Helens 23 June 1881 Elizabeth FOSS Age 62, of Oakfield, St. Johns
To check ? 1883 Ambrose FOSS Age 24, IoW FHS BMD records
Checked Newtown 8 Aug 1890 Frederick William FOSS Age 9 months, of London Heath, Newtown
Checked Newtown 18 Dec 1893 Jonas FOSS Age 67, of London Heath, Newtown
Checked Whippingham 19 Sep 1894 Elizabeth FOSS Age 75, of Whippingham
Checked Ryde St. John 10 Feb 1896 John FOSS Age 88, of Oakfield
Checked Whippingham 8 Jan 1898 Thomas FOSS Age 4 months, of Whippingham

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