- Born: Q4 1878, Basford, Notts 680,681,682,683
- Baptised: 21 Oct 1878, Basford (St Leodegarius) 578
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: plasterer's labourer, at the time of the census in March 1901. 579 He was then living with his parents who were keeping the Horse & Jockey public house at 79 Main Street, Bulwell, Nottingham.