|William Foxton was born
about 1834. He married Ellen. He attended Oxford and joined the English
Civil Service in India. He retired in 1887. Following is from a clipping:
Mr William Foxton on Friday, his 65th year was formerly a
Government official in India, where he had a varied career as a public
servant. His last post was
that of assistant collector of patt revenue in Lind. Retired in 1887.
Information on wife and children from LDS FHS microfilm on
county records Lancashire, England. Birth dates for children are
actually christening dates.
and Ellen had four children:-
Samuel Henry Foxton, born
John William Foxton, born
Eliza Jane Foxton, born in
Frederick George Foxton,
born in 1874
is unknown whether the family lived in India with their father, but
presumably they did.