Francis Parkinson (1622 – ????) was the 9th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant paternal ancestors in the Hardacre family line. Born in Caton in Lancashire, Francis is known to have married Elizabeth Typhin (1627 – 1687) and to have fathered Matthew Parkinson (1663 – 1721). The details of the death of Francis remain unknown.
In Cometanic ancestry, Francis is categorised as part of the 11th generation retrograde, classifying him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.