born August 1836–June 1837
in Birmingham, Warwickshire
died very roughly 1907
1841 census: living in the hamlet of Duddeston and Nechells (in Aston) with his parents and brothers. He is aged 3, and he is said to have been born in the county.
1851 census: living at 71 Wrentham Street with his parents and brothers. He is aged 13, a brass founder, and his place of birth is Birmingham.
1861: a gas fitter 'of full age', living in Edgbaston at the time of his marriage.
1861: a journeyman gas fitter at the time of his daughter Phoebe's birth, living at 'back 38 Gooch Street'. He registered the birth (leaving his mark).
1884: a brass founder at the time of his daughter Phoebe's marriage.