William was my great great grandfather and the father of Mary Ann. He was born in Lambeth, Surrey to Mark and Mary in 1846.
William married Maria Sarah Martin at St Mary, Lambeth on 17th August 1866. By 1871 the family had moved to East Street, Barking, Essex and William was a maltster. William and Maria had at least 13 children.
Maria died in 1901. William is living with his daughter, Mary Ann and her family at 56 Cranbourne Road, Barking by the time of the 1911 census. William lived on to his 90th year, 1936. He was buried on 27th November in Rippleside Cemetery, Barking ( Register Number 18568 Grave reference R/S / C / 552 )