Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1911, 4 Red Lion Street, Redcar, Yorkshire.
• Occupation: Blast Furnaceman Labourer, 1911.
William married Ada OTTY, daughter of John OTTY and Mercy MARSHALL, in 1892 in Redcar, Yorkshire. (Ada OTTY was born circa 1872 in Harswell, Yorkshire and died in 1911 in Redcar, Yorkshire.)