|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.
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
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.
can be seen below,
entire George Foxton estate was left to his daughter, Mary, a spinster,
daughter, Sarah, was not left any money, so had either married or died
before her father,
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
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
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.