He graduated from Merton College, Oxford University, Oxford, Oxfordshire, England, with a Master of Arts (M.A.) He was admitted to Inner Temple in 1843 entitled to practice as a barrister. He held the office of Judge of the County Courts.
1851 - Staines, Middlesex, England; John & Emilia; also Sarah Pendy
1861 - Hampton Wick, Surrey, England; John & Emilie with children Grace & Constance
1871 - Nutfield, Surrey, England; John & Emilee with children Grace, Constance, Stanley, & Hardinge
1881 - Huddersfield, Yorkshire,Yorkshire West Riding, England; John boarding with family of James Kerr