F.J. Ellemor (or Ellemore) published a paper on "The birds of the Transvaal: notes made at Waterval Onder" in The Zoologist (Vol. 4(6), pp. 189-190) in 1902. He was a member of the South African Ornithologists' Union (founded in Johannesburg in April 1904), and for a brief period in 1906 served on its council, representing the Transvaal Colony. In 1905 he published "Notes on the nest and eggs of Coliopasser ardens (Red-collared Widow Bird)" in the first issue of the Union's Journal (Vol. 1(1), p. 18). He appears to be the same person as Francis John Ellemor, who was involved in a legal case with the United Safe Deposit Company in the Transvaal during 1908-1909.