Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Grocer, 1851, Broad Blunsdon, WIL.
• Occupation: Agricultural Labourer, 1861, Highworth, WIL.
William married Emma Brewer, daughter of William Brewer and Ann Eddolls, Sep Q 1839 in Swindon District, WIL. (Emma Brewer was born about 1820 in Melksham, WIL, christened on 5 Feb 1820 in Melksham, WIL and died Jun Q 1897 in Highworth District, WIL.)