Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1901, Cockthorpe, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Teamster on Farm, 1901.
• Census, 1911, The Cottages, Cockthorpe, Wells, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Team Man, 1911.
William married Bertha Ann JARVIS, daughter of William Richard JARVIS and Ann Elizabeth WORDINGHAM, on 3 Oct 1896 in St. John the Baptist Church, Stiffkey, Norfolk. (Bertha Ann JARVIS was born circa 1876 in Stiffkey, Norfolk, christened on 18 Jun 1876 in St. John the Baptist Church, Stiffkey, Norfolk and died Y.)