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Thomas (Tony) Scholfield Foster (13 September 1853 8 September 1918) was a New Zealand school principal and inspector, university lecturer. He was born in London, England, in 1853. On 29 August 1882, he married Emily Sophia Brittan, the daughter of Guise Brittan. His wife was the senior female teacher at Christchurch West High School, where he was the principal. [1] His wife died on 30 December 1897 and Foster died on 8 September 1918. Both are buried at St Paul's Anglican Church, Papanui. [2]

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  1. McGeorge, Colin. "Thomas Scholfield Foster". Dictionary of New Zealand Biography . Ministry for Culture and Heritage . Retrieved 14 November 2012.
  2. Greenaway, Richard L. N. (June 2007). "St. Paul's Anglican Cemetery Tour" (PDF). Christchurch: Christchurch City Council. pp. 22–23. Retrieved 11 February 2012.