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Mary Ann Dumville (1833-1911)

name: Mary Ann Dumville spouse: Francis Foxton
father: Thomas Dumville father: John Foxton (b c1803)
mother: Mary Horseman mother: Elizabeth Akers (c1805-1827)
born: 1833 born: 1824
place: Hunton, Yorkshire place: Ripon, Yorkshire
baptized: 27 October 1833 baptized: 4 August 1824
place: Patrick Brompton, Yorkshire place: Ripon Cathedral, Yorkshire
died: 1911 died: 1900
place: place: Ripon

married: 16 February 1864, Ripon Cathedal, Francis Foxton
occupation: Mary: Domestic Servant, Francis: Bricklayers Labourer
Mary Ann and Francis lived at High Ellington, Ellingstring, Helperby, Ripon


Mary Ann had four children before her marriage, and three afterwards.

Henry born 1853, Ellingstring, Yorkshire, baptized 25 January 1853, Masham
Hotel Servant in Birkenhead (1881)
married 1878 at Birkenhead, Cheshire, Alice Crane Whelan (born 1854, Birkenhead)
Alice born 1878/9, Southport
Mary born 1879/80, Southport
James* born 30 January 1856, Ellingstring, baptized 23 March 1856, Masham
died 27 November 1920, Snape, Yorkshire, buried 30 November 1920, Well, Yorkshire
Labourer, Gardener's Labourer
married 9 June 1877, Well, Yorkshire, Elizabeth Haw
(born 6 August 1854, Snape, died 29 May 1928, York)
John Thomas born 27 February 1878, Snape, Yorkshire
died 20 May 1879, Snape, buried Well, Yorkshire
Mary Ann* born 21 April 1880, Snape, Yorkshire
died 17 September 1947, South End, Bedale, Yorkshire
buried 20 September 1947, St Gregory's, Bedale, Yorkshire
Domestic Servant
married 8 June 1901, Wycar, Bedale, Peter Brown (born 26 November 1878, Piper Hall, Burton-upon-Ure, Yorkshire, died 20 August 1961, Northfields Farm, Patrick Brompton, Yorkshire, buried 23 August 1961, St Gregory's, Bedale, Yorkshire, Chauffeur, Electrician)
Amelia Jane
born 18 April 1883, Snape
died 31 October 1936, Liverton Mines (?), Yorkshire
married 14 November 1900, Wycar, Bedale, Yorkshire, Thomas Percy Stone (born 10 May 1874, Hackforth, Yorkshire, died 1944, Liverton Mines (?), Loftus, Yorkshire, Farmer)
James Henry* born 1885, Snape
died 14 December 1942, Darlington
buried West Cemetery, Darlington
Army Service Corps (WWI), Gardener's Labourer, Butcher
married 23 February 1909, York, Eva Eliza Potter (born 28 August 1884, York, died 17 October 1967, Darlington, buried West Cemetery, Darlington)
Annie Elizabeth born 15 December 1886, Snape
died 11 December 1945, York
buried York Cemetery
married 30 November 1911, Well, Yorkshire, John William Potter (born 4 January 1882, York, died 3 January 1964, York, Confectioner at Rowntrees, York)
George Ernest born 28 November 1888, Snape
died 22 January 1949, County Hospital, York
Royal Field Artillery (WWI), Blacksmith (Journeyman)
married 23 August 1913, Pocklington, Yorkshire, Daisy Anna Johnson (born 1892, died 10 February 1954, buried Pocklington)
Edith May born 24 April 1891, Snape
died 23 September 1907, Snape, buried Well, Yorkshire
Sarah Ellen born 10 October 1893, Snape
died 24 August 1961, Normanby, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire
buried Middlesbrough
married 1921, Gilbert Pyne Phillips (born 1889, Wales, died 28 Jul 1963, Normanby, Middlesbrough, Yorkshire, buried Middlesbrough
Isabel born 15 August 1895, Snape
died 9 April 1965, York, cremated
Fred born 19 March 1898, Snape
died 1 February 1919, from WWI wounds, Temporary Military Hospital, Newport Monmouthshire
buried 6 February 1919, Well, Bedale, Yorkshire
Shoemaker's Apprentice, South Staffordshire Regiment (WWI)
Charles born 23rd June 1859, Exelby, Yorkshire
John* born 1861, Helperby, Yorkshire, baptized 9 June 1861, Brafferton, Yorkshire
died 1st December 1891 in Ripon
Bricklayer Labourer
married March 1886 at Ripon, Margaret Ann White (born c1865, died 29th May 1940)
John Francis* born 6th October 1886 in Ripon
died 30th November 1961
married (1) Elizabeth Eveleen Duxfield (born Gateshead, died 1935)
married (2) 1939, Jessie Dawson (died 1971)
Thomas Henry
born 4th October 1888, Ripon, son Jack
Bessie Gates born 30th December 1896, Ripon
married G Sanderson, daughter Stella (born 25th September 1920)
possibly more children

The following three children were born after Mary Ann and Francis were married


born 1864, Ripon, Moulder (1881), Iron Moulder (1901)
married 1886 Louisa Sargent
John W born 1882/83, Ripon, Iron Moulder
Hilda born 1890/91, Ripon
Henry born 1892/93, Ripon
Elsie born 1893/94, Ripon
Stanley born 1895/96, Ripon
Dorothy born 1897/98, Ripon
Edgar born 1898/99, Ripon
Edith born 1899/1900, Ripon
George born 1866/67, Ripon, Moulder (1881), Bricklayer Labourer (1901)
married 9 March 1895 at Ripon, Lillie Carling (born 1871/72, daughter of Thomas Carling)
Sarah Ann born 1878/69, Ripon
married 24 December 1896 at Ripon, Charles William Beckwith (born 1870/71, Fitter, son of Thomas Beckwith)

* We know that this person has descendants who are alive today

Information on the World War I Regiments of James Henry Dumville (1885-1942), George Ernest Dumville (1888-1949) and Fred Dumville (1898-1919) was kindly provided by Geoffrey Brown and by John Knopp of the Snape Local History Group.

Photographs of Ripon Cathedral and the gravestone of John Dumville (1861-1891) and his wife Margaret Anne Dumville (c1865-1940) were kindly provided by Adam Lightfoot, and from one of his photographs the inscription on the gravestone was transcribed.

David Dewick has more information on the Foxton family and the Scatchard family.

See also:

Source Documents

Family Tree

James Dumville (1856-1820): Biography

Photographs of James Dumville (1856-1920) and his descendants