Dancing master from Backbarrow, Cumbria. Born 1867. Married 11/10/1890 to Margaret Robinson (born 1866), daughter of Joseph William Robinson (Old Jos) of Lakeside.
Known to have been operating in the High-Newton-in Cartmel area in the 1880s and perhaps in Kendal in about 1888.
He is known to have taught the following dances:
His pupils included:
Information derived from an interview by Tom Flett with Anthony Leak on 29 August 1962 (and original notes of the same date), with Mrs Elizabeth Gibson on 1 July 1960 and church registers, Finsthwaite. 1890-1910.