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William Foxton

(father) b.1725

William Foxton 

(brother) b.1755

Mary Foxton  

(sister) b.1757

Dr. John Foxton  

(brother) b.1759

Rev. George L. Foxton 

(son) b.1794

Rev. Frederick J. Foxton 

(son) b.1795

Mary Foxton

 (daughter) b. 1797

Sarah Foxton  

(daughter) b.1799

Amelia C Foxton 

(daughter) b.1803

Dr. Lacon W. Lambe (son-in-law) b. 1797 Rev. George Frederick Hardman Foxton (grandson) b.1825 Will of Rev. George Foxton
Rev. George Foxton was born in 1761 in Newport, Shropshire and died in 1844 in Newton, Montgomeryshire.   George Foxton ...
  • matriculated from Christ Church, Oxford on 19 October 1779, aged 18
  • graduated BA in 1783
  • graduated MA in 1786
  • was Vicar of Twyning in Gloucestershire and of Queeniborough, Leicestershire in 1802
  • was Vicar of Great Coxsell,  Berkshire from 1788 to about 1815
  • was Rector of Newton, Montgomeryshire from 1815 till his death in 1844, aged 82.

He married Sarah Lardner in 1793 in Faringdon, Berkshire. George and Sarah had five children:-

  • Rev. George Lardner Foxton was born in 1794 in Great Coxwell, Berkshire, and died in 1879 in Kempsey, St Mary, Worcestshire
  • Rev. Frederick Joseph Foxton was born about 1795 and married Catherine Dauntesy in 1834 in Lancashire.  Frederick  graduated BA from Pembroke College, Oxford in 1829 and was Perpetual Curate of Stoke Prior and Docklow, Herefordshire in 1840, and of Wix, Essex. He was a close friend of Carlisle who wrote "Popular Aristocracy".
  • Sarah Foxton was born in 1797
  • Mary Foxton was born in 1799, lived at Twyning
  • Amelia C Foxton was born in 1803 at Great Coxwell, Berkshire, and died in 1841 at Dilwyn, St. Mary, Herefordshire. She married Dr. Lacon William Lambe. They had one son, Lacon Lambe, born in 1841 and died in 1917.  Amelia died aged 37 years, three months after giving birth to her son.

Dr. Lacon William Lambe, the husband of Amelia C Foxton, was born in 1797 in Warwick, England, and died in 1871 in Torquay, England. He was the eldest son of William Lambe MD of London. He..

  • matriculated in 1815
  • graduated MB at Cambridge University in 1820
  • graduated MD at Cambridge University in 1825
  • fellow of St. John's College, Cambridge
  • was in practice at Leominster, Herefordshire in 1850
  • was resident at Henwood, Leominster for many years

A Captain John Lambe, possibly an uncle of Lacon William Lambe, was a Commander of the Melville Indiaman, died at the age of 34 years on 26 February 1803, at Brufsells(?) while on service.

Lacon Lambe, born 1841, an unmarried son, lived at Henwood and Dilwyn, Hereford, England. Two unmarried sisters also lived in the Lambe household - Jessy Lambe, born 1837, and Mary Lambe, born 1840.

Will of Rev. George Foxton, written in 1836, proved in 1844.

As can be seen below, 

  • the entire George Foxton estate was left to his daughter, Mary, a spinster,

  • his daughter, Sarah, was not left any money, so had either married or died before her father,

  • executors of the will included his daughter Mary, his son Frederick, and his son-in-law Dr. Lacon Lambe.

Public Record Office, London, England, record Prob 11/2008

This is the last Will and Testament of me The Reverend George Foxton of Twyning in the County of at Glouster and of Newton in the County of Montgomery, Clerk, I give and devise Unto my dear daughter Mary Foxton of Twyning aforesaid and her heirs, all my real estate and hereditament whatsoever and whosoever and also all my Personal Estate. 

And I appoint my said daughter and my son Frederick Joseph Foxton and my son in law William Lacon Lambe Esq. M.D. Executrix and Executors to this my will do witness whereof I have hereunto set my hand this twenty-second day of July one thousand eight hundred and thirty six… 

George Foxton as signed sealed published and sworn by the said George Foxton as and for his last will and testament in the presence of us who at his request in his presence and in the presence of each other have subscribed as named witnesses…

Mary Skidder.. Harriet Femina Taylor.. Mary Herell (sp?)

Proved at London 23rd September 1844 before the judge by the oath of Mary Foxton spinster the daughter one of the Executees to whom Admon was granted having been just seen by commission only to administer power waived of making the like grant to Frederick Joseph Foxton the son and William Lacon Lambe Esquire Doctor of Medicine the other Executors when they shall apply for the same.