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Francis, Johnlocked

(1811–1882)
  • Barbara Quinn Schmidt

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Francis, John (1811–1882), publisher, was born in Bermondsey, London, on 18 July 1811. His father, James Parker Francis (1777?–1850) of Saffron Walden, Essex, where he was apprenticed to a leather dresser, had married Elizabeth (1774/5–1868), daughter of Thomas Perkins, a gun-flint maker of ...

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F. Boase, , 6 vols. (privately printed, Truro, 1892–1921); repr. (1965)