Francis is found in the 1861 England Census Record at age 8, so he's born 1853 [in Jun]with his father John Wiggin born 1821 in an area unreadable, Laleys? Chesteton, England. John's wife is Maria, age 38 and John's mother Elizabeth Wiggin is also in the family, age 78 and born in Oldburg, England. So, I know Francis parents are John and Maria Wiggin and I know he's born in Ryton, Shropshire, England.
Francis eventually immigrated to Australia and md a Sarah Hogan who was b in 1862 in Dunolly, Victoria, Australia. My Francis died 7 Dec. 1909 in Wedderburn, Victoria, Australia. Anxious to exchange data. Claire