Dancer originally from Wyresdale, Lancashire. Born c. 1891.
Born and brought up in Wyesdale he moved to Forton, Lancashire in about 1950.
He had danced Greensleeves on many occasions and weas able to give a full account of the dance and provide a notation which he often performed with Bartle Dodding, John Winder and Septimus Brindle. He also recalled the Frog Dance, was able to provide a notation for the Brush Dance and remembered his mother clog dancing.
Additionally he recalled the following social dances from his younger days in the dale: