born June 1886–April 1887
in Lumley, Co. Durham
died very roughly 1967
1891 census: living at Cherry Hall, Great Lumley with parents and siblings. 4 years old, born in Lumley.
1901 census: living at Second Pit, Little Lumley with parents and siblings. 14 years old, and a coal hewer.
1922: occupation given as Coal Hewer on marriage certificate (and also on daughter Joyce's birth certificate). Living at 1 Woodstone Terrace, Little Lumley at time of marriage.
Had an interview to be a policeman, but missed it due to a 'light liquid lunch'! Lived with daughter Joyce and son-in-law Lionel till he died.