Forester or Forrester, is a name no doubt derived from the occupation
of its original possessor.
The earliest authenic progenitor of the Lords Forrester was Adam
Forrester, a wealthy and influential burgess of Edinburgh.
On 7 December 1376 confirmation of a grant to him by William More
of Abercorn of the lands of Corstorphine.
On acquiring the lands of Corstorphine in 1376 he founded a chapel,
dedicated to St. John the Baptist, in connection with the parish
As Sir Adam Forster, Knight, of Corstorphine, he was one of the
Commissioner appointed to arrange a truce at Hawdenstank 8 Oct 1404.
Sir Adam died 13 Oct 1405. He was probably buried in Edinburgh,
as his tomb does not appear with those of his successors in Corstorphine
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