Thomas James Francis, Jnr

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Thomas James Francis, Jnr

Birthplace: Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Francis and Elizabeth Francis, SM/PROG
Husband of Susannah Francis
Father of George Francis; Eliza Susannah Francis; Jane Francis; Marianne Francis; Frederick Francis and 2 others
Brother of Amelia Jane Eliza Venables; George Francis and Frederick Francis

Managed by: Geoff Gladwin
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About Thomas James Francis, Jnr

1820 British Settler


Thomas James Francis 9, together with his parents and 2 siblings, were members of Thomas Willson's Party of 307 Settlers on the La Belle Alliance.

Party originated from London.

Departed London, 12 February 1820. Arrived Table Bay, Cape Town on 2 May 1820. Final Port - Algoa Bay, Port Elizabeth May 1820.

Area Allocated to the Party : Beaufort Vale on the Bush River

Siblings :

  • Thomas James Francis 9
  • Amelia Francis 7
  • George Francis 3


According to Grahamstown Methodist church record on his Children Baptism certificates, Thomas James Francis' occupation was a Tailor. Tailors in those days took complete measurements, using a propper tape with pins, and paper for accuracy, and made , designed clothes for men, and women. Once you order was complete you would be contacted for a fit, and if any, minor adjustments were made. The top class tailors were most often refered too by others, and were always busy.

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Thomas James Francis, Jnr's Timeline

Down, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom
January 7, 1835
Age 24
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa
December 25, 1836
Age 25
Grahamstown, Western District, Eastern Cape, South Africa