Revd Thomas Foran was born Devonport 1843 to Thomas Foran Royal Artillery. By 1851 the Family Foran was living in St Peter's Port, Guernsey, his father a Army Pensioner. In 1861 age 17 Thomas is a Cabinet Maker. Soon after he joined Holy Orders in the Roman Catholic Church and the Army, as by 1879 he was serving in Zulu War, in 1881 he is R/C Priest at Fareham, 1891 at Colchester. By 1911 he was living at 31 The Esplanade Sandgate near Folkestone, where he died on 6th Dec 1923, being buried on the 10th Dec 1923 at St Martin's Church Cheriton, near Folkestone, Kent.