Born in 1876 at Canney Cottages, Chiseldon, Wilts (one cottage out of four)
1881 Census, age 5, scholar, living at Draycott Foliatt, Wiltshire
1891 Census – age 15, agricultural labourer, living at Draycott Foliatt, Wiltshire
1901 Census, age 24, General Labourer at Railway Works. Single. Boarder at 40 Haydon Street, Swindon.
1911 Census, age 34, general labourer, Locomotive Department Railway Company, living in Chiseldon, Swindon
1915 married Florence Lawrence at St Paul’s Church (now demolished), Swindon
Date of death: 1956
Worked for Great Western Railway, Swindon, as a Storekeeper.