Francis John Cain

Male1860–9 June 1943

Brief Life History of Francis John

When Francis John Cain was born in 1860, in Bridgnorth, Shropshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Thomas Cain, was 29 and his mother, Mary Ann Brown, was 20. He had at least 4 sons and 3 daughters with Wilhelmina Elinor Riley. He lived in Lambeth, London, England, United Kingdom in 1901 and Isleworth, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom in 1911. He died on 9 June 1943, in Surrey, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 83.

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Francis John Cain
Wilhelmina Elinor Riley
Francis John Cain
Harold Thomas Edward Cain
Elsie Lawrie Gwendolyn Caine
Elsie Laurie Gwendoline Caine
Cyril Victor Caine
Kenneth Ernest Caine
Doris Enid Mary Caine

Sources (4)

  • John Cain in household of Mary Ann Cain, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
  • John Cain in household of Thomas Cain, "England and Wales Census, 1861"
  • Francis John Caine, "England and Wales Census, 1911"

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Children (7)

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Siblings (9)

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World Events (8)

1868 · Abolition of Public Hangings at Newgate

Age 8

On May 26, 1868 the Capital Punishment Act was put into action. This made it so that public hangings no longer existed at Newgate in London.

1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children

Age 20

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


Age 24

Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

Name Meaning

Manx: from Gaelic Mac Catháin ‘son of Cathan’, see Kane . The personal name literally meant ‘warrior’, a derivative of Manx cah ‘battle’ (Irish cath).

English: variant of Cane .

English (of Norman origin): habitational name from the city of Caen in Calvados, France.

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

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