Henry John Francis

12 November 1900–January 1996 (Age 95)
Norton St Philip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry John

When Henry John Francis was born on 12 November 1900, in Norton St Philip, Somerset, England, United Kingdom, his father, James Francis, was 25 and his mother, Annie Maria Harford, was 30. He married Hazel Mildred Smith on 8 June 1922, in Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Porthcawl, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom in 1939. He died in January 1996, in Mid Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom, at the age of 95.

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Family Time Line

Henry John Francis
Hazel Mildred Smith
Marriage: 8 June 1922
Thirza Annie Francis

Spouse and Children


    Hazel Mildred Smith


8 June 1922
Bridgend, Glamorgan, Wales, United Kingdom


    Thirza Annie Francis


Parents and Siblings

    James Francis


    Annie Maria Harford





    Ivy May Francis


    Florence Annie Francis


    Norah Kathleen Francis


World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 4

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.

Age 8

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1925 · National Party (Plaid Cymru) Founded

Age 25

The Plaid Cymru, or the National Party, started out as a social movement against threats to the Welsh language and customs. It wasn’t until 1966 that the party had a seat in Parliament. 

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry J Francis in household of James Francis, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Henry John Francis, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • Henry J Francis, "England and Wales National Register, 1939"

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