Joseph Francis

1880–1964 (Age 84)
Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Francis was born in 1880, in Croydon, Surrey, England, United Kingdom, his father, Joseph Edmund Francis, was 32 and his mother, Jane Ann Hobbs, was 35. He died in 1964, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Edmund Francis
Jane Ann Hobbs
Thomas William Francis
Ellen Mary Francis
Edmund Francis
Joseph Francis
Andrew Francis
Jane Maud Francis

Parents and Siblings

    Joseph Edmund Francis


    Jane Ann Hobbs




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World Events (8)

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 0

School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.

Age 4

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).
1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 24

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.

Name Meaning

Latin: From the Latin name Franciscus, which has been rendered as "one who had visited the Franks," Franck and Frank are baptismal names that were derived from Francis. Franki is a Cornish form of Francis. Female names derived from Francis include Frances and France. Fanny is a nickname of Frances, perhaps at first Franny. Fraing and Frangag are Gaelic forms. Franzilla is a female name derived from Francillon, a diminutive of Francis.

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Sources (3)

  • Joseph Francis in household of Joseph E Francis, "England and Wales Census, 1881"
  • Joseph Francis in household of Joseph E Francis, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Edmund Francis, "England, Surrey Parish Registers, 1536-1992"

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