1901 living at Marsh Lane,Walkeringham, widower, with son Arthur 4 and Sarah J.Goulding, Housekeeper/Domestic.
Francis married Sarah Jane Goulding, daughter of John G Goulding and Sarah Ann Brocklesby. (Sarah Jane Goulding was born in 1872 in Blyton, Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Eng.)
Francis next married Mary J Hurst on 11 Dec 1893 in Walkeringham. (Mary J Hurst was born in 1870 in Renishaw, Derbyshire, Eng and died in 1899 in Gainsborough, Lincolnshire, Eng.)