Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1851, Limpenhoe, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Farmer, 1851.
Francis married Sarah SCARL, daughter of Thomas SCARL and Margaret CHILVERS, on 4 Apr 1825 in St. Botolph's Church, Limpenhoe, Norfolk. (Sarah SCARL was born on 3 May 1790 in Reedham, Norfolk, christened on 30 May 1790 in St. John the Baptist Church, Reedham Blofield, Norfolk, died in Nov 1862 in Limpenhoe, Norfolk and was buried on 22 Nov 1862 in Limpenhoe, Norfolk.)