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1778 Born in Newington
1801 Birth of son Charles Larkin
1810 Established company making cement.
1836 Dissolution of the Partnership between Charles Francis, John Bazley White, Charles Larkin Francis, and Alfred Francis, of Nine Elms, Battersea, in the County of Surrey, Roman Cement Manufacturers
1841 Charles Francis, 64, Manufacturer, lived in Kennington with Catharine Francis, 35, Ann Francis, 20, Mary Oldfield, 35, and 3 grandchildren
1851 Charles Francis, 73, JP, retired cement manufacturer, lived in Kennington with his daughter Mary Ann Oldfield, 45, and his grand daughters Hannah Eliz Francis Oldfield,19, and grandson Copner Fras Oldfield, 18, architect
1861 Charles Francis, JP, lived in Kennington with his daughter Mary A Oldfield, 55, and grand daughters Anna E F Oldfield 29, Mary E Adlard 4, and grandsons Albert E Adlard 2, Robert E Adlard 1
1863 of Belgrave House, Wandsworth Road, Vauxhall, aged 85 when he died