born March 1774–March 1775
in Kirkham, Lancashire
1841 census: Living on Grove Street, Preston. He is described as a flax dresser, aged 65–69, born in Lancashire.
1851 census: Living at 1 Buckingham Street, Preston, with wife, widowed daughter Margaret, niece and nephews (though possibly these are really Margaret's niece and nephews). He is described as a flax dresser, aged 76, born in Kirkham.