Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1861, Giants Lane, Whissonsett, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Agricultural Labourer, 1861.
John married Ann MELTON, daughter of Simon MELTON and Ann FIRTH, on 30 May 1860 in Walsingham, Norfolk. (Ann MELTON was born on 1 Apr 1843 in Whissonsett, Norfolk and died on 8 Dec 1873 in Norfolk.)