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Francis Motley Austen

Francis Motley Austen

Male 1747 -

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  • Name Francis Motley Austen  [1
    Christened 11 Nov 1747  Beckenham, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Bequest 20 Jun 1789  [3
    In his father, Francis Austen's will 
    • He was left his mansion house and land in Sevenoaks, together with other property in Seal, Knockholt, Woodchurch, Bethersden, Ruckinge, Mersham, Romney Marsh, Snargate and Brenzett in Kent and East Guldeford in Sussex. He also was bequeathed five shares in the undertaking of the navigation of the River Medway and the residue of his father's estate, including plate, linen, jewels, books, ready money, mortgages, stocks and dividends.
    Name Francis Mottley Austin  [2
    Residence Kippington, Sevenoaks, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Person ID I6433  Main Tree
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 

    Father Francis Austen,   c. 15 Mar 1697/98, Horsmonden, Kent Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1791  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Anne Motley,   d. 1747 
    Relationship natural 
    Marriage License 19 Dec 1746  Faculty Office of the Archbishop of Canterbury, Doctors Commons, London Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Married 1747  [1
    Family ID F1878  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Elizabeth Wilson,   d. Abt 1817 
    Married 11 Jun 1772  St Anne Soho, Westminster, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Children 
    +1. Francis Lucius Austen,   d. Bef 7 Jul 1815  [natural]
     2. Thomas Austen  [natural]
     3. John Austen  [natural]
     4. Henry Austen  [natural]
     5. George Lennard Austen  [natural]
     6. Edward Austen  [natural]
     7. William Austen  [natural]
     8. Elizabeth Austen  [natural]
     9. Frances Austen  [natural]
    +10. Jane Austen,   b. Abt 1778,   d. 1857  (Age ~ 79 years)  [natural]
    Last Modified 2 Jan 2018 
    Family ID F2221  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S301] Jane Austen: a family record, Deirdre Le Faye, (Cambridge University Press, 2004;), p.2 (Reliability: 2).

    2. [S28] British Isles Vital Records Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (Second Edition, 2001;), baptism of Francis Mottley Austin, son of Francis Austin and Ann, 11 Nov 1747, Beckenham, Kent (BTs) (Reliability: 2).

    3. [S429] Will, Francis Austen, (written on 20 June 1789, with a codicil dated 2 December 1790, and proved in the Prerogative Court of Canterbury on 6 July 1791, registered copy;), PROB 11/1206.

    4. [S369] Plantagenet Roll of the Blood Royal Being A Complete Table of All the Descendants Now Living of Edward III, King of England, Melville Henry Massue, Marquis de Ruvigny et Raineval (1868-1921), (London: T.C. & E. C. Jack, 1905-11, scanned original pages on www.ancestry.co.uk, 2002;), pp.512-518, Descendants of William Campion of Combwell Priory, Kent and Danny, Sussex (Reliability: 1).

    5. [S337] Index to Marriage Licence Allegations, Faculty Office 1701-1850, (www.britishorigins.com;), marriage licence of Francis Austen and Ann Motley, 19 Dec 1746 (Reliability: 2).

    6. [S195] International Genealogical Index, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints, (www.familysearch.org;), marriage of Francis Motley Austen and Elizabeth Wilson, 11 Jun 1772, Saint Anne Soho, Westminster, London (extracted from registers) (Reliability: 2).