Francis Mountford

1505–17 September 1592 (Age 87)
Warwickshire, England

The Life of Francis

Francis Mountford was born in 1505, in Warwickshire, England. He married Anne Willington before 1555, in Barcheston, Warwickshire, England. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. He died on 17 September 1592, in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Walsall, Staffordshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Francis Mountford
Anne Willington
Marriage: before 1555
William Montfort
Baldwin De Montfort
Symon Mountfort
Thomas Mountfort
Elizabeth Mountford
John Mountfort

Spouse and Children

before 1555
Barcheston, Warwickshire, England


    William Montfort


    Baldwin De Montfort


    Symon Mountfort


    Thomas Mountfort


    Elizabeth Mountford


+1 More Child

World Events (5)

1549 · Book of Common Prayer

Age 44

Book of Common Prayer, a product of the English Reformation, was published in 1549 for assistance in the administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England. The book outlined morning, evening, and communion prayers and orders for baptism and marriage, thus making England a truly Protestant state.
1558 · Act of Uniformity

Age 53

The Act of Uniformity was passed by the Parliament of England and required all people to go to church once a week. The consequence of not attending church was a fine of 12 pence, which was a considerable amount for a poor person.
1569 · State Lottery

Age 64

A State Lottery was recorded in 1569. The tickets were sold at St. Paul's Cathedral in London.

Name Meaning

English (chiefly West Midlands):1. variant of Montfort . 2. possibly a habitational name from Mundford in Norfolk ( see Munford ).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Francs Mountfort in entry for Thoms. Mountfort, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
  • Old Warwickshire Families and Houses by J. Burman, published 1934 p 48
  • Francis Demontfort Or Mountfort in entry for Symon Mountfort, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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