In the 1881 census, he is shown as a fartm labourer. They started work early in those days. He is aged 2.
Aged 12 in the 1891 South Weald census
A 23 year old farm labourer in Pilgrims Hatch by 1901, still living with parents.
In 1911, living at 20 Kimpton Avenue Brentwood with sister Beatrice, and parents