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Francis, Josiah

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Birth Date: 7 March 1825 (St Ann's Chapely, Cornwall, England)

Death Date: 11 May 1891 (Ipswich, Queensland, Australia)

Parents: John Foote Francis

Family: Elizabeth Dunstan in Burra Burra, SA in 1849, 8 sons, 6 daughters

Education: St Ann's Chapel

Religion: Wesleyan


Miner Burra Burra, 1847, Ballarat and Bendigo, 1851; Contractor, 1858; Draper, Ipswich, 1874

Local Government Service: Alderman, Ipswich, 1876-1887; Mayor, Ipswich, 1878-1879, 1884-1886

Parliamentary Representation:

House Party Electorate From To Elected/Departure Reason
Assembly NONE Ipswich 8 Aug 1881 21 Aug 1883

Additional Information

Notes: Superintendent, Ipswich Fire Brigade; Warden, True Blue Lodge

Sources: Image courtesy of the Whitehead Collection Picture Ipswich, Neg: 2172p; Waterson, DB, A Biographical Register of the Queensland Parliament: 1860-1929, 2nd revised edition (Sydney: Casket Publications, 2001)

[Last Modified: Wednesday, 12 July 2017]