William was born about 1828 in Astbury Parish, Astbury, Cheshire, England, the son of unknown parents.
He died before 1871. The place is not known.
His wife was Hanah Barber, who he married in ABT 1850. The place has not been found. Their four known children were Arthur (c1849-c1920), Harriet Jane (1851-1926), Emily (c1853-c1930) and Mary (c1855-c1932).
!Notes: Occupation listed as "joiner" on his daugter Harriet's marriage register entry.