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Francis was born in 1829. He was the son of George Legard and Anne Hawksworth. he was baptised at St Michael le Belfry, York, Yorkshire, England on 24 April 1829.
He matriculated at University College, Oxford in 1847, but the 1851 census records him as a scholar at St John's College, Oxford.
He was Vicar of Whitwell, Yorkshire from 1858 to 1873, and is recorded there in the 1871 census. From 1873 to his death ion 1883 he was Rector of Stokesley, Yorkshire, where he is listed in the 1881 census as a widower. His death was registered in the Scarborough district of Yorkshire in the fourth quarter of 1883. He was buried on 24 November 1883 at Stokesley, Yorkshire.