Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: General Shopkeeper's Trade, 1871, Leigh, ESS.
• Occupation: Grocer & Baker, 1881, Leigh, ESS.
• Occupation: Retired Grocer, 1891, Leigh, ESS.
John married Mary Ann Froud, daughter of Henry Froud and Charlotte Aldridge, in 1879 in Woolwich District, KEN. (Mary Ann Froud was born in 1836 in Slough, BKM, christened on 16 Apr 1837 in Upton cum Chalvey, BKM and died after 1911.)
John next married Sarah Unknown. (Sarah Unknown was born about 1839 in Rochford, ESS and died Dec Q 1877 in Rochford District, ESS.)