The 'Luxton' Family


 

 

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Richard Luxton
1813 - 1894
 
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Husband:

Richard Luxton  

Born:

Baptised April 18, 1813 Brushford
Died: 1894 Moorend, Wembworthy. - age 81
Buried: Feb 11, 1894 Wembworthy.
Parents George Luxton (1770)
&
Elizabeth Wreford
 
 
 

Wife:

Elizabeth Baker  

Born:

1816  
Died: 1898 Crediton area - age 82
Buried:    
Parents Richard Baker
&
Elizabeth Pope
Below I have listed Richard's children and any information I can find relating to them - Our direct line can be seen in the main menue

 

Married:

August 17, 1841 Wembworthy, Devon

Witnessed by Thomas Pope and John Luxton thought to be Richard's brother born 1816 (see menu)

 

Children:

Name:

Date of birth:
Birth Place:
George Luxton * more below 1842 Coldridge, Devon
Elizabeth Luxton * more below 1844 Coldridge, Devon
Mary Luxton * more below 1847 Brushford, Devon
Richard Luxton * more below 1851 Brushford, Devon
Ann Luxton * more below 1854 Brushford, Devon
Eliza Luxton * more below 1856 Brushford, Devon

 

 

 

File Information:

Richard Luxton 1813 - Richard was baptised in Brushford on April 18, 1813

Richard Luxton was the forth son of George Luxton (1770 - 1848) and his wife Elizabeth Wreford of Steers Cottage, Brushford - Richard was baptised on April 18, 1813. He was a 27 year old labourer when her married Elizabeth Baker, 25, spinster, daughter of Richard Baker of Wembworthy on August 17, 1841. The 1851 census records Richard aged 37, agricultural Labourer living at his parents' old home, Steers, Brushford, Elizabeth his wife was a 33 year old weaver and their children were

Richards' niece Mary 10 and nephew William aged 12 the children of his brother John Luxton were living with the family and his sister in law, Grace Baker, 25 unmarried servant. The family moved about 1855 to Moorend, Wembworthy and were still there in 1881 when Richard, 71 farm labourer, and his wife Elizabeth 69, was a charwomen. The children had grown and left home. Richard was a 77 year old pauper at 8 Four Ways, Eggesford in 1891, living with his married daughter, Annie aged 38 and her husband John Gough, a 34 year old sawyer and their family. Richard Luxton of Moorend Wembworthy died aged 81 and was buried at Wembworthy on February 11, 1894. Elizabeth who died aged 82 in the Crediton area in July/September 1898 may have been his wife

1851: Census -Steers, Mooreland, Brushford, Devon - Ho107/1886: folio 6: page 5.
Richard Luxton - Head - age 37 - Ag Lab - born Brushford
Elizabeth Luxton - Wife - age 33 - Weaver - born Brushford
George Luxton - son - age 9 - scholar - born Coldridge
Elizabeth Luxton - dau - age 7 - scholar - born Coldridge
Mary Luxton - dau - age 3 - born Brushford
Richard Luxton - son - age 3 months - born Brushford
William Luxton - nephew - age 12 - scholar - born Brushford - son of John Luxton (1816) and Jane Pike
Mary J. Luxton - niec - age 10 - Scholar - born Brushford - daughter of John Luxton (1816) and Jane Pike
Grace Baker - sister-in-law - age 20 - servant - born Brushford

1861: Census - Moorend - Wembworthy Ecclesiastical Parish:
Piece: RG9/1470 Place: Morchard Bishop - Folio: 102 Page: 14 Schedule: 64
Richard Luxton - Head age 52 - Labourer - born Brushford
Elizabeth Luxton - Wife - age 48 - born Brushford
Mary Luxton - Dau - age 11 - born Brushford
Richard Luxton - Son -age 9 - born Brushford
Ann Luxton - Dau - age 7 - born Brushford
Eliza Luxton - Dau - age 5 - born Brushford
Ann & Eliza'a ages appear to be the wrong way round from other information I have.

1864: Dec 12 - a labourer

1867: Jan 30 - a labourer

1871: Census Wembworthy Moorend
Richard Luxton Head - age 57 - Ag Lab - born Brushford
Elizabeth Luxton - Wife - age 48 - born Brushford
Ann Luxton - dau - age 15 - born Brushford

1878: Aug 13 - a labourer

1881: Census - Wembworthy Moor End Cottage
Richard Luxton - Head - age 71 - Farm Lab out of work - born Brushford
Elizabeth Luxton - Wife - age 69 - charwoman - born Wembworthy

1894: Death record - Richard Luxton at Crediton - Mar quarter (5b 372) age 81

1898: Death record - Elizabeth Luxton at Crediton - Sep quarter (5b 257) age 82

01 - Child of Richard Luxton (1813) and Elizabeth Baker 

George Luxton ( 1842 - 1918?) born in Coldridge - George Luxton was a 22 year old bachelor labourer when he married Sarah Bray Vernon 21, at Wembworthy on December 12, 1864. George signs the register and Sarah makes her mark.Witnessed by: William Mitchell & Mary Luxton - George Luxton 29, agricultural Labourer, lived at Grove Pad Cottage, Brushford, in 1871, with his wife Sarah B. a glove maker , born Ashreigney, and their daughters Sarah 2 and Emily aged 2 months. The growing family were living at New House cottage, Coldridge in 1881, but were at Moorend, Wembworthy in 1891. Sarah Bray Luxton died in January/March quarter in 1902 in the Crediton Area. George death has not been established but it thought if it was the George Luxton, road contractor, who died aged 76 on October 10, 1918 at Highborough Farm, Sutcombe, leaving his pony and colt and insurance policy to his married daughter Emily Jane Gifford.

April 9, 1865 - a labourer at baptism of William and Richard living at Moorend

1871: Census - Brushford, Grove Pad Cottage
George Luxton - Head - age 29 - Ag lab - bornBrushford
Sarah B.Luxton - Wife age 26 - Glovemaker - born Ashreigny
Sarah Luxton - dau - age 2 - born Brushford
Emily Luxton - dau - age 2mths - born Brushford

1881: Census - Coldridge, New House
George Luxton - Head - age 41 - Ag Lab - born Brushford
Sarah B.Luxton - wife - age 35 - born Ashreigny
Emily Jane Luxton - dau - age 10 - born Brushford
George Luxton - son - age 8 - born Wembworthy
Richard Luxton - son - age 6 - born Wembworthy
Selina May Luxton - dau - age 3 - born Wembworthy

1891: Census - (transcript) Moorend, Wembworthy
George Luxton - head - age 48 - lab (employee) - born Brushford
Sarah A. Luxton - dau - wife - age 59 - born South Molton
Emily Jane d 22 dom. servant Brushford
Beatrice Maud d 8 Coldridge

1 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
William Richard Luxton, a son, was baptised in Wembworthy on April 9, 1865, but he is probably the same William Richard Luxton whose death is recorded in the same quarter - Believed to have died in infancy.

2 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
Sarah Luxton 1869 - born in Brushford - Sarah was a 14 year old servant in Coldridge Village in 1881.

3 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
Emily Jane Luxton 1871 - born in Brushford married in Crediton Area in 1894.

4 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
George Luxton (1873 - 1955) - baptised at Wembworthy on March 9, 1873, his parents lived a Lambs Cross, Wembworhy. He married Elizabeth Landry form North Hill, Cornwall and they had a least 6 children. George who was a heavy cider drinker moved jobs nearly every year. In 1901 George and his wife Elizabeth and 4 children were living at Newhouse, Coldridge. The family were settled at Labdon in Wembworthy, Cheldon c 1902 at Leigh in Chawleigh and Lapford after 1912. Elizabeth is said to have died as a result of falling down stairs during the war time blackout. The Lapford burial register records Elizabeth aged 75 of Forches, Lapford was buried on November 25, 1942. Her husband George Luxton aged 81 of 8 Sidbury Place, High Street, Crediton was buried at Lapford on Jenuary 26, 1955. The birth dates of their children are taken from the Chawleigh School Register,

1 - Child of George Luxton (1873) and Elizabeth Landry
George Luxton (1894 - 1968) - born April 21, 1894 - George a 25 year old farm labourer at King Weston, Somerset married Charlotte Jane Lavis 19, spinster daughter of Albion Lavis, a stone cutter, after banns in the parish church King Weston, somerset on August 29, 1921. George who died aged 74 was buried at All Saints, King Weston on June 5, 1968. The couple had three daughters,

1 - Child of George Luxton (1894) and Challotte Jane Lavis
Betty V. M. Luxton 1921 - Betty married Mr Whitcombe in the Bridgwater area in 1946.

2 - Child of George Luxton (1894) and Challotte Jane Lavis
Ivy Doreen Luxton 1923 - Ivy was born on May 9, 1923 at 73 King Weston, Langport, somerset married Mr Francis in the Bridgwater area in 1946

3 - Child of George Luxton (1894) and Challotte Jane Lavis
Joyce M. Luxton 1928 - Joyce married Mr Bird in 1952 in the Bridgwater area.

2 - Child of George Luxton (1873) and Elizabeth Landry
Selina Elizabeth Luxton 1897 - born January 22, 1897 - Selina attended the school at Wembworthy and left there on March 13, 1903. Selina married Mr Palfrey in Crediton in 1919 and had eight children. Selina who died in an Old Peoples' Bungalow in Chulmleigh on February 20, 1986.

3 - Child of George Luxton (1873) and Elizabeth Landry
Ethel Luxton 1899 - married Mr Jeffrey and lived in Cornwall - there were no children and Ethel died on February 16, 1986.

4 - Child of George Luxton (1873) and Elizabeth Landry
Richard Luxton 1901 - born February 21, 1901 married and lived in Spreyton, Devon, where one son Albert Luxton was born.

5 - Child of George Luxton (1873) and Elizabeth Landry
Elsie May Luxton (1903 - 1977) - born on February 21, 1903 married Sidney Tonkins at Spreyton on May 14, 1922. The couple had six children and Elsie died aged 74 on June 28, 1977. Her Grandson is Mr Phillip Tonkins of South Molton.

6 - Child of George Luxton (1873) and Elizabeth Landry
Rose May Luxton 1905 - born on March 26, 1905 at Chittlehamholt Lapford married Lloyd Knight Yardley from Exeter in 1936. Their son is Mr Ray Yardley of Stoke Canon near Exeter.

5 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
Richard Luxton 1875 - baptised at Wembworthy on July 11, 1875 - His parents lived at Lambs Cross . Richard is a labourer aged 17 years and 10 months joined the Devon Regiment on March 26, 1891. He was 5ft 2 inches with grey eyes, light brown hair and weighed 121 llbs. A member of the Church of England, his next of kin was his father George Luxton of Lymington Cross, Wembworthy. Army records produced in 1900 reveal that he served in India.

6 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
Selina Mary Luxton 1877 - born in Wembworthy was a 13 year old domestic servant in 1891 with William Hawkins, a farmer at East Heywood, Bondleigh.

7 - Child of George Luxton (1842) and Sarah Bray Vernon
Beatrice Maude Luxton 1883 - Beatrice is believed to have married John Henry Bird at Wembworthy on March 30, 1898.

 
02 - Child of Richard Luxton (1813) and Elizabeth Baker 

Elizabeth Luxton 1844 - Born in Coldridge

 
03 - Child of Richard Luxton (1813) and Elizabeth Baker 

Mary Luxton (1847 - 1921) - born in Brushford - Mary Luxton married John Ford at the Parish Church, Wembworthy on January 30, 1867 (Crediton Mar quarter 5b 661). This pair worked around local villages before settling in Countess Wear where John died on October 24, 1898 and Mary on January 13, 1921.
Mary and John had children:

Information below supplied by Stephen Stone

**Note: Records not confirmed
Daughters of Mary Luxton (1847) and John Ford
-
Elizabeth (Lisa) Ford - (Elizabeth Ann - (1867 Cediton June quarter 5b 434)
Alice Ford - (1872 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 451)
Florence Ford - ( Florence Emma 1890 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 395)
Bessie Ford - (Bessie Louisa 1888 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 380)
Emma Ford - (Emma Jane 1871 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 422)

Sons of Mary Luxton (1847) and John Ford
Jack (Drummer) Ford - (No record of a Jack howabout John ?? as often Johns were called Jack
(1871John Crediton Jun quarter 5b 401)
or (John 1873 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 431)
or (John 1881 Crediton Sep quarter 5b 400)
or (John 1885 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 393)
or (John 1900 Crediton Sep quarter 5b 354)

*William Ford (father of Edna Cissie) - (William 1868 Crediton Mar quarter 5b 423)
Richard Ford - No record
George Ford - (1868 Crediton Jun quarter 5b 424)
Ernest Ford - (Ernest George 1880 Crediton Jun quarter 5b 443)
Bert Ford - No record
Alfred Ford - No record

*William Henry Ford AB Seaman HMS married Sarah Ann Carder at ST Saviours Place on July 1903 St Saviours Dartmoor - (1903 Totnes Sep quarter 5b 371).
William and Sarah had children:

Children of William Ford and Sarah Ann Carder
1/ William Henry Ford 1907 - (William Henry C. 1907 Totnes Dec quarter 5b 136)
2/ Iris Ford 1909 - (Iris Julia - 1909 Totnes Dec quarter 5b 136)
3/ Samuel John Ford 1911 - (St Thomas Jun quarter 5b 38)
4/ * Edna Cissie Ford (mother of Una Mary Ann) 1913 - (St Thomas Mar quarter 5b 57)
5/ Frederick James Richard Ford 1919 - (St Thomas Sep quarter 5b 58)
6/ Nancy Ford 1921- No record
7/ John Ford 1923 - (St Thomas Sep quarter 5b 61)
8/ Mary Ford 1928 - (St Thomas Jun quarter 56)

* Edna Cissie Ford married Stephen Patrick Mulkerrins -
(1935 - St Thoma Dec quarter 5b 100)
Edna and Stephen had one daughter and adopted - Rosemary

Child of Edna Cissie Ford and Stephen Patrick Mulkerrins
Una Mulkerrins -
(Una M A Mulkerrins 1937 Exeter Mar quarter 5b 118)

Una Mulkerrins married Clifford Stone 1954 -
(1955 Exeter Sep quarter 7a 906)
Una and Clifford had children:

Children of Una Mulkerrins and Clifford Stone
1/ Gareth S. Stone
2/ Stephen
3/ Carole-Ann


Mary (DOB 1928) is still alive and lives in Countess Weir

 

 
04 - Child of Richard Luxton (1813) and Elizabeth Baker 

Richard Luxton 1851 - born Brushford - died in the April of 1869

 
05 - Child of Richard Luxton (1813) and Elizabeth Baker 

Eliza Luxton 1853 - Eliza Luxton was an 18 year old domestic cook at Southernhay, Exeter, St David in 1871. She married a Mr Sharham.

 
06 - Child of Richard Luxton (1813) and Elizabeth Baker 

Ann Luxton (1856 - 1941) - Ann Luxton married John Gough, a sawyer, at Wembworthy on August 13, 1873. They settled in the neighbouring parish of Eggesford, where John Gough died aged 68 on October 30, 1925.

 

 

 

 


 

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 
   

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