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Francis Crimlis, Co. Mayo, Ireland, 1830 - 1915

Francis Crimlis, Co. Mayo, Ireland, 1830 - 1915

P005: A.k.a. Francis Crimlisk

b. 1830, Kilgalligan, Co. Mayo, Ireland.;
m. 14th November 1856, age 26 years, to Margaret Haxby;
d. June 1915 aged 85.

Francis was the third child and first son of: Thomas Crimlisk and Catherine McDevitt.

See Thomas Crimlisk & Catherine McDevitt's family group

Image above: Francis Crimlis
Photographer: Unknown:
Reproduced by permission of John Crimlis, great grandson.

For details of places where Francis lived from birth until 1856, see Thomas Crimlisk details

1851: UK Census:
Francis was a Fisherman aged 21 living with his parents in Back Road, Filey. See Filey 1851

1856: 14th November, 1856:2 Francis married1, 2 Margaret Haxby.
1857: Joseph Crimlis was born
1859: Elizabeth Crimlis was born

1861: UK Census:3
Francis was a Fisherman aged 30, resident in Mosey's Yard, Filey, the surname is recorded as "Crimlisk". See Filey 1861 for census information.

1861: Francis Haxby Crimlis was born (after the census)
1864: Mary Jane Crimlis was born
1866: Francis Haxby Crimlis died.
1866: Mary Jane Crimlis died
1867: Francis Crimlis was born
1867: 30th June, Francis Crimlis was Christened in Filey
1870: Mary Jane Crimlis was born

1911: UK Census:4
Francis was recorded as a Fisherman aged 80 resident in a dwelling of 3 rooms at 24 Providence Place, Filey, with his wife Margaret (80). Francis signed the form as Francis Crimlis, and declares he is a retired Fisherman of the Line Fishing industry.

1915: 21st June, 1915:6 Francis died5 age 85.

See: Chart F005

Francis is noted6 as:

  • Fisherman - "George Peabody"7
  • Master - "Concord"8
  • Master - "William Clowes"

1) FreeBMD: GRO Scarborough Volume 9d Page 574
2) Family Search : Batch I03358-8 . NB: FamilySearch shows marriage taking place in York, but this is unlikely, also, Margaret Haxby is shown as Hasby which is incorrect.
"England, Marriages, 15381973 ," index, FamilySearch ( : accessed 22 Feb 2013), Francis Crimlis and Margaret Hasby, ; citing York, England, reference ; FHL microfilm 1470532.
3) Findmypast: UK 1861 Census: PRO Ref: RG09, Piece / Folio 3615 / 11, Page 22.
4) Findmypast: Image of census enumerator's sheet, schedule 112.
5) FreeBMD: GRO Scarborough Volume 9d Page 462. N.B. FreeBMD has surname as Crimliss.
6) John Cambridge Crimlis - hand drawn family tree - sheet No 1.
7) Board of Trade Wreck Report, 1888, Document 15418.
8) Looking at Filey website, The Coble 'Concord', 1st November, 2011.