Frances (Murray) Huxtable
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Frances Harriet (Murray) Huxtable (abt. 1825 - 1912)

Frances Harriet Huxtable formerly Murray aka Metcalfe
Born about in Hobart Town, Van Diemen's Land, Australiamap [uncertain]
Daughter of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Wife of — married 1846 in Adelaide, South Australiamap
Wife of — married 1852 in Adelaide, South Australiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Roslyn, Dunedin, Otago, New Zealandmap
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Frances Harriet Murray married Henry Metcalfe in South Australis in 1846. [1]

MARRIED - At Marybank, near Adelaide, at the
residence of Thomas Shepherd, Esq., on Thursday,
the 7th of May, Henry Metcalfe, Esq., to Miss
Frances Murray, second daughter of the late Capt.
Alexander Murray, of Hobart Town.[2]

Mrs Frances Harriet METCALFE (née MURRAY) was mentioned in South Australian Newspapers after her husband Henry METCALFE’s death in November 1849. [3]

Henry METCALFE died at age 34.[4]

She then remarried John Alfred HUXTABLE in Adelaide, South Australia in 1852 [5] and had three children in Victoria Australia, Fanny in 1857, Alexander Murray in 1861, and Henry Jasper in 1865.[6]

Otago Daily Times 4th November 1912 page 3 (Supplement) [7]
HUXTABLE - On October 11th 1912, at her son's residence, 87 High Street, Roslyn; Frances Harriet, the beloved wife of John Alfred Huxtable and youngest surviving daughter of the late Colonel Murray, in her eighty-seventh year.


  1. South Australian Marriage Index 1846 Ref 7/96 as accessed at
  2. Family Notices (1846, May 28). Launceston Advertiser (Tas. : 1829 - 1846), p. 2. Retrieved January 23, 2019, from
  3. LAW AND CRIMINAL COURTS. (1855, September 29). South Australian Register (Adelaide, SA : 1839 - 1900), p. 2. Retrieved January 23, 2019, from
  4. Family Notices (1849, November 20). South Australian (Adelaide, SA : 1844 - 1851), p. 2. Retrieved January 23, 2019, from
  5. South Australian Birth Index 1852 Ref 6/174 as accessed at
  6. Victorian Birth Index 1857/5824, 1861/ 6483 and 1865/6983
  7. BIRTHS, MARRIAGES, AND DEATHS.,Otago Daily Times, Issue 15602, 4 November 1912, Supplement

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