The 'Luxton' Family



John Luxton
1766 - 1833
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John Luxton  


Abt 1766  
Died: December 25, 1833 Brushford, Devon - age 67
Parents Robert Luxton (1739)
Elizabeth Stuckey


Mary Stuckey  


Died: June 8, 1833 Brushford, Devon - age ?



February 13, 1809 Wembworthy





Date of birth:
Birth Place:
John Luxton * see left menu Abt 1810 Brushford, Devon
William Luxton * more below Abt 1817 Brushford, Devon
Robert Luxton Oct 31, 1813  
Ann Luxton Baptised May 23, 1819  

I can only find 2 children at this moment in time
Below I have listed John's children and any information I can find relating to them - Our direct line can be seen in the main menue



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John Luxton married Mary Stuckey at Wembworthy on February 13, 1809 and are commemorated by a slate headstone situated on the south side of Brushford Churchyard.

Loving memory of
John Luxton
who died December 25th 1883
aged 67 years
Also Mary Luxton
wife of the above
who died June 8th 1883
This stone was erected by their son
William Luxton

John and his wife Mary lived their days in their native Brushford, but their children moved away.
John was a sawyer

01 - Child of John Luxton (1766) and Mary Stuckey 

John Luxton 1810 - see main menu

02 - Child of John Luxton (1766) and Mary Stuckey 

William was baptised on the same day as his cousin John Luxton (1816)
William Luxton
(1817 - 1905) was baptised on Feb 16, 1817 and was a wheelwright and agricultural implement maker in Hatherleigh where his wife Jane, was a milliner. The lead letter on their headstone in Hatherleigh Churchyard reads....

In Loving memory of
The beloved wife of
William Luxton
who passed away September 15th 1901
aged 82years
"With Christ which is far better"
also of
William Luxton
husband of the above
who died May 23: 1905
aged 88 years

The probate of the will of William Luxton of Park Road, Hatherleigh gent was granted in Exeter to Herbert John Southcombe, accountant, on June 27, when his personal estate was valued at £561..1..10. The couples daughters, Bessie Luxton who died aged 20 on November 16, 1871 and Mary Jane Luxton who died aged 3 on January 27, 1851 are commemorated on a monumental inscription in Hatherleigh churchyard.

1851: Census - 29 Conduit St, Okehampton
William Luxton - Head - age 34 - Machine Maker Master - born Brushford-Devon
J. L. Luxton - Wife - age 31 - Milliner - born Plymouth, Devon
M. J. L. Luxton - dau - age 6 - born Hatherleigh, Devon
Mary Northcott - Nurs - M - age 52 - Shoemakers Wife - born Iddesleigh, Devon
Stephen Vawden - Appr - U - age 20 - Machine Maker - born Bratton Clovelly-Devon
Sally Abell - Serv - age 16 - House Serv - born Hatherleigh-Devon

Children of William Luxton (1817) and Jane
1/ Mary Jane Luxton (1848 - 1851)
2/ Bessie Luxton (1851 - 1871)










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