- Born: Abt 1877, Mountnessing
- Marriage: Beatrice Lagden on 24 Oct 1905 in Shenfield
Aged 4 in the 1881 census, at Manor farm, Mountnessing
By 1901, we find him again at his parents farm, i.e. Marlbrooks farm, aged 24
John married Beatrice Lagden, daughter of Jeremiah Lagden and Anna Augustina Edgley, on 24 Oct 1905 in Shenfield. (Beatrice Lagden was born about 1878 in Shenfield and was christened on 3 Nov 1878 in Shenfield.)
The marriage shows Beatrice as aged 27, and John aged 28.