At this stage we do not know quite how Captain Edward Coxen is related to the rest of his family, but it is known that the current family are either direct descendants or at least the descendants of one of Edward Coxen's brothers. Edward is known to have had at least three brothers two where lost during navel action in the Napoleonic Wars and a third, Lieutenant Stephen Coxen was wounded at Waterloo. For more information on Edward himself please refer to the "Military Coxen's Page." Edward David Colyer Coxen, born on the 27th December 1869 was one of five children born to Redimond and Lucy Coxen (who's maiden name is believed to be Webster). His one brother and three sisters were named Redimond, Isabella, Mary, and Aliasa. It is believed that Redimond Coxen (snr.) was therefore either the son or nephew of Captain Edward Coxen. Edward David Colyer Coxen enlisted in the 2nd Battalion Royal Irish Regiment of Foot on the 14th April 1887, Subalhu, Bengal. Army #2815 He left the army in 1894 and joined the Bombay Police in the July of 1894. At his death in 1918, he was the Superintendent of police. Edward married and had four children; Violet (who married someone by the name of Foster), Mary, Dagmar (who married Harry Mather), and in 1905 Edward Lionel Hugh Coxen was born. Edward Lionel Hugh Coxen served an apprenticeship at G.I.P. Railway workshops at Parel 1923 to 1927. He joined the Merchant Navy as a marine engineer from 1927 to 1935 out of Bombay, India. Married Betsy Emslie Paterson in London 1935 and later emigrated to Australia with his wife and two children where his descendants can still be found in 1998, including Lionel Coxen who's e-mail address can be found below.