Note: do not confuse this Walter Spencer with the other Walter that was born in about 1854 in Bradford, Yorkshire. They are two different individuals.
Walter was born in about 1856 in Bradford, Yorkshire, England. He was the son of William and Lydia Spencer. In about 1878 he married Sarah Jane Cordingley. They had at least three children (per census records), one daughter and two sons. Living in Bradford throughout their lives, it is here he passed away on 12 Sep 1909.