Frances Foott Besnard was born 5 April 1841 in New South Wales, Australia to Nicholas Richard Besnard (c1802-1882) and Frances Burdell Keefe (c1820-1880) and died 19 June 1929 in 6 Winchcombe-avenue, Haberfield, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. She married James Hayes (1831-1908) 19 June 1861 at Kangiaroo in Yass, New South Wales, Australia. Ancestors are from Ireland.


Offspring of James Hayes and Frances Foott Besnard (1841-1929)
Name Birth Death Joined with
Henry John Besnard Hayes (1862-1931)
Frances M L Hayes (1863-)
Frederic W Hayes (1865-)
James Hayes (1867-1867)
Nicholas R Hayes (1867-)
Alice E P Hayes (1869-1888)
Julius Stanley Herbert Hayes (1872-1934)
Eleanor Maude Isabel Hayes (1873-1942)
Florence Augusta May Hayes (1881-1957)
Mary I Hayes (1884-)

Footnotes (including sources)

‡ General
Ω Birth
  • BDM Index ref for birth: V18411529 26A/1841
₪ Wedding
  • BDM Index ref for marriage: 3184/1861
  • Hayes - Besnard. James Hayes Esq JP of Borowa married Frances Foott Besnard second daughter of Nicholas R Besnard Esq of Kangiaroo on 19.6.1861 at Kangiaroo
Yass Courier 3.7.1861
¶ Death
  • BDM Index ref for death: 6963/1929
  • HAYES.—June 19, 1929, at 6 Winchcombe-avenue, Haberfield, Frances Foott, relict of the late Hon. James Hayes, late of Wheatleigh, Stanmore, aged 89 years.
The Sydney Morning Herald, 20 June 1929, page 10