Born at Berkeley, Glos, England. Baptised 11 June 1835. Left an orphan when a baby. (Adopted by Sturge family?) Married at Ballarat, Australia. Their children were all born in Ballarat. Said to have been Mayor of Ballarat. Business was supplying pit props to the gold mines. Said to be a Quaker. His son Percy was believed to be on the board of Friends Provident, originally a Quaker company.
April 1876 Sailed from Victoria, Australia to London on the "Durham" with wife Sarah and five children
1881 Census: living at 202 Conybere St, Aston, Warwick. Occupation given as grocer. Birthplace given as Berkeley, Gloucester - could this be Berkeley, Gloucestershire?
1891 Census: living at 52 Conybere St, Aston, Warwick. Occupation given as grocer.
Death certificate GRO index listing: Bath, volume 5c, page 573 - 1921 Q2
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