'Foxcroft1'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Foxcroft of Foxcroft, Foxcroft of Halifax, Foxcroft of Weetwood

                               
Thoresby identifies the arms of this family as "Azure a Chevron Or, between 3 foxes Heads eraced proper".
John Foxcroft of Foxcroft
m. _ Proctor of Fryerhirst (a 1327)
1. John Foxcroft of Foxcroft
m. _ Mallam of Bentham in Ewcross
  A. Thomas Foxcroft of Foxcroft
  m. _ Wakeman
  i. Thomas Foxcroft of Foxcroft
  m. ?? Plumton (dau of ?? Plumpton of Plumpton)
  a. William Foxcroft of Foxcroft
  m. _ Belton (dau of _ Belton of Belton)
  (1) Richard Foxcroft of Foxcroft
  m. _ Stanihurst (dau of George Stanihurst of Stanihurst)
  (A) Richard Foxcroft of Foxcroft
m. _ Wedmer (dau of _ Wedmer of Wedmer)
  (i) Richard Foxcroft of Foxcroft
  m. _ Norton (dau of _ Norton of Norton)
  (a) daughter
  m. John Caterall of Caterall
  (B) John Foxcroft of Halifax
  m. Susan (or Phebe) Ramsden (dau of Richard Ramsden if Halifax)
  (i) Thomas Foxcroft
  m. Alice Briggs
  (a) James Foxcroft - continued below
  m. Anne Woodhead (dau/coheir of _ Woodhead)
  B. John Foxcroft
  m. _ Preston (dau/heir of _ Preston)

 

 

James Foxcroft - continued above
m. Anne Woodhead (dau/coheir of _ Woodhead)
1. Thomas Foxcroft of Barr Grange (a 1575)
  m. _ Cliffe (dau/coheir of _ Cliffe of Cliffe)
  A. Isaac Foxcroft
  m1. _ Jackson (dau of Roger Jackson)
  m2. _ Brooke
  i.+ issue - Samuel (bpt 1592), James (bpt 1594), Grace (bpt 1590, dau of Beatrice Swan?)
  m3. (sp(ms?)) Beatrice Swan
  iv. Thomas Foxcroft
2. Daniel Foxcroft 'of Halifax' of Westwood (Weetwood) (3rd son)
  m1. Grace Platts
  A. Samuel Foxcroft
  m. Mary Hirst
  m2. Grace Lister
  B. Anthony Foxcroft
  C. Daniel Foxcroft of Weetwood (d c1640)
  Visitation (Dugdale, Yorkshire, 1665, 'Foxcroft of Weetwood') shows this Daniel (m. Abigall Biron) as son of the above Samuel (by Mary Hurst), son of Daniel by Grace Platts. Provisionally, we follow Thoresby in showing him here.
  m. Abigail Birren
i. Daniel Foxcroft of Weetwood, Mayor of Leeds (b c1631, d 07.08.1691, 2nd son)
  m. Martha Layton (d 1688, dau of Francis Layton of Rawden (Rawdon))
  a. Samuel Foxcroft (b c1654, a 1712)
  m. Katherine Rhodes (dau of John Rhodes of Leeds)
  b. Francis Foxcroft (a 08.1665, 3rd son)
  m. Elizabeth Danford (dau of Thomas Danaford, Deputy-Governor of New England)
  (1)+ issue - Dan(ford?), Thomas, Elizabeth, Martha
  c. Jane Foxcroft (a 08.1665)
  m. William Lister
  d. Martha Foxcroft (a 08.1665)
m. Robert Jackson (rector)
  e. Grace Foxcroft
  m1. _ Billers
  m2. Robert Smithson of London
  (1)+ issue - Robert, William, Sarah, Anne, Martha
  f. Elizabeth Foxcroft
  m. _ Goodyer
  g.+ other issue (a 08.1665) - Daniel (d unm), Robert, James
  ii.+ other issue - Samuel (dsp), Benjamin (d unm), John (d unm), Grace, Susana
  D. James Foxcroft
  m. _ Hopkinson
  E. Grace Foxcroft (b 1592, d 11.08.1664) shown by various web sites as of this generation
  m. (17.07.1609) Sir Robert Belt of Bossall, Lord Mayor of York (bpt 02.1575/6, d 09.1656)
3. George Foxcroft
  A. John Foxcroft (rector)
4.+ other issue -Samuel (naval captain), Michael, Richard

Main source(s): 'Ducatus Leodiensis' (Ralph Thoresby, 1715, p156)
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