Forrest, Haughton

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Forrest, Haughton Gender: M
Horton Forrest
born on 28 December 1826 at 19:30 (= 7:30 PM )
Place Boulogne sur Mer, France, 50n43, 1e37
Timezone LMT m1e37 (is local mean time)
Data source
BC/BR in hand
Rodden Rating AA
Collector: Scholfield
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 06°37' s_mo.18.gif s_capcol.18.gif 04°52 Asc.s_leocol.18.gif 16°58'

Haughton Forrest (An 1899 Tasmanian stamp based on his painting of Russell Falls)


Australian artist. His parents were Thomas Arthur Forrest, equerry to Queen Victoria, and his wife Mary Lowther. He lived in Berkshire, Jamaica and Germany, before obtaining a commission in the Honourable Artillery Company and later the 31st Royal Monmouth Light Infantry. He married in 1858 and moved to Brazil in 1875 before migrating to Tasmania. He held a number of municipal appointments in Sorell, including Superintendent of Police, before moving to Wellington Hamlets, near Hobart in 1881, devoting himself fully to art. Forrest painted both marine scenes and landscapes. In 1899, his pictures of Mount Wellington and Hobart were included in the first set of pictorial stamps produced in Australia. He died 20 January 1925, Melton Mowbray, England.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Sy Scholfield quotes birth certificate (Pas de Calais online archives, birth certificate No. 824, 30/12/1826: "avant hier a sept heures et demie du soir" [1]). Translation: [born] the day before yesterday at half past seven in the evening.


  • Personal : Death : Long life more than 80 yrs (Died age 98)
  • Vocation : Art : Fine art artist (Marine scene and landscape painter)
  • Vocation : Law : Police (Superintendent of Police)
  • Vocation : Military : Military service (Light Infantryman)