Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1851, 14 Medway Street, Westminster, Middlesex.
• Occupation: Shopman, 1851.
• Census, 1901, 12 Roddington Road, Kensington, London.
• Occupation: Living on own means, 1901.
William married Martha BICKERTON, daughter of John BICKERTON and Judith WEBB, in Sep 1849 in Westminster, London. (Martha BICKERTON was born on 9 Jul 1826 in Bishopsgate, London, christened on 20 Aug 1826 in St. Botolph without Bishopsgate, City of London and died Y.)