William Dick Moxham (1855-1933)

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William Dick Moxham was born 1855 in Smithfield, New South Wales, Australia to Robert Henry Moxham (1823-1880) and Martha Dick (c1822-1882) and died 11 January 1933 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Catherine Hergest (1856-1947) 1877 in Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Ireland.


Offspring of William Dick Moxham and Catherine Hergest (1856-1947)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henry Hergest Moxham (1878-1919)
William Warner Moxham (1880-1959) 1880 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 2 September 1959 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia Emily Neredah Lewis (-)

Emily Martha Moxham (1882-1956)
Claude Oscar Moxham (1885-1920) 1885 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 2 September 1920 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia Blanche Constance Jenkins (c1889-1965)

Ellen Catherine Moxham (1887-1976)
Ethel Irene Moxham (1890-1979)
Mabel Emma Moxham (1892-1989) 14 October 1892 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 7 January 1989 Wentworthville, New South Wales, Australia Percival Harley Blackman (1890-1954)

Cyril Robert Bruce Moxham (1895-1994) 1895 Parramatta, New South Wales, Australia 11 September 1994 Singleton, New South Wales, Australia Marjorie Beryl Bowers (c1892-1965)



The death occurred on Wednesday, at his residence Chureh-street, Parramatta North, of Mr William Dick Moxham, at the age of 78 years. The deceased gentleman had been in critical health for the past three years, and only his active life and wonderful constitution preserved life so long. The late Mr Moxham was known from Cape York to Wilson's Promontory, and wherever horsemen congregate his name is a by-word to-day. Throughout his life his word was his bond, and he was one of the finest judges of horseflesh that the State has produced. He was the owner of several large stations in the Bourke district, and also in Queensland, and he also pioneered the fat lamb industry in the Hunter River district. He was a member of a well-known Parramatta family, his brother, Mr Thomas Moxham, having represented that electorate in the State Legislature for many years. For the past 57 years the late Mr. Moxham had resided at Parramatta. His wife survives him, also two sons and a daughter, viz., Mr C. R. B. Moxham (Wylie's Flat), Mr Will. Moxham (Katoomba, recently of Jerry's Plains), and Mrs. Les. Lamplough (Broke). The funeral took place yesterday.

Singleton Argus, 13 January 1933, page 6


Some sources give him some of the children of William Joseph Moxham (1865-1941).

Sources and notes

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: V1855884 42A/1855
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 4024/1877
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 2540/1933

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