William lived in Broomhill, a small village on the outskirts of Wombwell, Yorkshire where his father was a shoemaker and publican. He was there with his parents and siblings when the 1851, 1861 and 1871 census were taken. In 1871 he was working as a Mason's Labourer.
William married Elizabeth Thomas in 1878 in Barnsley, Yorkshire.  Elizabeth was a widow with a son. Her maiden name was Jackson.
William and Elizabeth continued to live in Broomhill, and had eight children between 1880 and 1896.
William passed away on 17 November 1906.  He was buried on 20 November 1906 at Wombwell, Cemetery, Wombwell, South Yorkshire.
↑ "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:NRS9-FJB : 30 December 2014), Thomas Winder in entry for William Winder, 02 Jun 1850; citing DARFIELD,YORK,ENGLAND, reference ; FHL microfilm 98,532.
↑ 4.04.1 UK census 1851 - 46 Broom Hills, Wombwell, Yorkshire
↑ 5.05.1 UK census 1861 - Masons Arms, Broomhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire6 Broom Hills, Wombwell, Yorkshire
↑ 6.06.1 UK census 1871 - Beer House, 59 Broomhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire
↑ "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:2D5J-P82 : 13 December 2014), William Winder, 1878; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1878, quarter 4, vol. 9C, p. 228, Barnsley, Yorkshire, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
↑ 8.08.1 UK census 1881 RG11/4606/F? - 95 Broomhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire
↑ 9.09.1 UK census 1891 - 103 Broomhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire
↑ 10.010.1 UK census 1901 - 103 Broomhill, Wombwell, Yorkshire
↑ General Register Office index (Deaths) WINDER, WILLIAM 56 GRO Reference: 1906 D Quarter in BARNSLEY Volume 09C Page 142 GRO Online Death index
It may be possible to confirm family relationships with William by comparing test results with other carriers of his Y-chromosome or his mother's mitochondrial DNA.
However, there are no known yDNA or mtDNA test-takers in his direct paternal or maternal line.
It is likely that these autosomal DNA test-takers will share DNA with William: