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Henry Francis

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1833 Born in Lambeth son of Charles Larkin Francis and Catherine Richardson Francis[1]

1871 His father retired from Charles Francis and Son leaving Henry as sole partner.

1872 Proceedings for Liquidation by Arrangement or Composition with Creditors in respect of the estates of Charles Larkin Francis and Henry Francis, of 17, Grace-church-street, in the city of London, and of West Medina Mills, Newport, in the Isle of Wight, Cement Manufacturers.[2]

1881 Henry Francis 48, Captain Of Volunteers & Cement Manufactories Employing 16 Men & 4 Boys, lived in Ryde, with Catherine Francis 48, Helen C. Francis 18, Gertrude Francis 16, Sidney Francis 9, Ethel Francis 6, Beatrice Francis 3, Alice Francis 2[3]

1901 Henry Francis 67, living on own means in Colwyn, Wales, with Catharine Francis 67[4]

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Sources of Information

  1. BMD
  2. London Gazette 30 January 1872
  3. 1881 census
  4. 1901 census