|William Foxton was born
about 1755 in Shropshire and died about 1831 in London. He married Mary
Watson in 1776 in St. Olvae, Southwark, Surrey.
William and Mary had three daughters:-
- Mary Foxton was born
in 1777 at Saint Martin Pomeroy, London, and married George Henderson
in 1812 at Ugley, Essex, at the age of 35 years.
- Amelia Foxton
was born about 1779, and married John Henderson in 1809 at St.
Marylebone, London, at the age of 30 years.
The two sisters married Henderson brothers.
- Caroline Foxton
was born in 1790, and married William Hayley. She died in 1860 in St
Leonards, Sydney, NSW. William Hayley died, also in 1860, in Newtown,
Sydney, NSW. Their son, William
Foxton Hayley was born in 1808, when Caroline was only 18 years
old. William Foxton Hayley became a surgeon at Queanbeyan, near present-day
Canberra, Australia. It is uncertain when Caroline and William Hayley
came to Australia - possibly at the same time as their son, in
dated 1828, and his stated addresses are
Surry Street, Strand, Middlesex
Somerset Place, Middlesex
late of Union Place Lambeth,
His executors were his oldest
daughter, Mary Henderson and his nephew William
Some aspects of his will include:-
- annuities paid from rental of property at Sling
Street, Cheapside, London
- an annuity to his half brother,
Richard Lummas of Newport
- maintenance of his father's
annuity to his sister, Mary Turner
- an annuity to his brother, John
Foxton of Twyning and nephew William
- remaining rental from property to
daughters, Mary Henderson and Amelia Henderson
- 5000 pounds to brothers George and
John and nephew William
- 100 pounds to daughter Caroline
- 50 pounds to sister Mary
- personal property to daughters,
Mary and Amelia and nephew William
full will is copied here.