William Yoxall was born in Ainsworth, Lancashire in 1835. According to the census returns he was Station Master at Minffordd in 1901 and living in the Station House. He was married to Mary (b1834, Congleton), and had at least three children who worked for the FR, George Henry Yoxall, William R. Yoxall and Ellen Yoxall, and at least three other daughters; Elizabeth (b1858, Congleton), Lucy and Alice (b1869, Penygroes). The first FR record of him is a PW fencer in 1870. In the 1871 census he is recorded as a timekeeper and in 1874 as an inspector. By January 1877 he was a PW line Foreman and in 1881 as a Signalman. In October 1890 he was a Station Master possibly at Harbour Station then at Minffordd. The last record of him is as a Station Master at Minffordd in mid 1905.
Census Entry for 1901
|For the full name of: William Yoxall|
|An entry has been found for this person at Minffordd|
|The occupation given is: Station Master|