Francis appears in the 1939 Register, living with Florence at 43 Gathorne Road, Bristol Central. His occupation is listed as a Stoker Boilerman.
He passed away in August 1948, in Bedminster, Bristol. He was living at 64 Palmyra Road, Bedminster at the time of his death.
↑ 1.01.1 FreeBMD, database, FreeBMD (www.freebmd.org.uk), death entry for Francis H Smith, aged 72; citing Bristol district, September quarter 1948, vol. 7b, p. 69.
↑ 2.02.12.2 1939 Register, England, RG 101, piece 4995F, image 9, line 19, 43 Gathorne Road, Bristol C.B., Francis H Smith.
↑ "England & Wales, Marriage Index: 1916-2005," digital images, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com), marriage entry for Francis H Smith and Florence C E Shapcott; citing Bristol district, December quarter 1921, vol. 6a, p. 432.
↑ 4.04.14.2 "England & Wales, National Probate Calendar (Index of Wills and Administrations), 1858-1966, 1973-1995", digital images, Ancestry (www.ancestry.com), entry for Francis Henry Smith, 1948, vol. S-T, pg. 318.