- Born: 1858, Peckham, London
- Marriage: Mary A Evans Sep qtr 1881 in Camberwell district, Surrey
Aged 4 in 1861, in Bermondsey
In 1881, an engraver driller living with his widowed mother at 17 Rosemary Road, Camberwell
In 1901, living at 3 Loder Street, Camberwell; he is an Engineer
In 1911, still living at 3 Loder Street, Queens Road, Peckham aged 53, an Engineers driller, and married for 29 years. They have had nine children, of whom eight have survived by 1911. John is a British subject by parentage.
They also have a gradson, Sidney Stewart Geddes living with them in 1911, who is born in Ontario, Canada.
John married Mary A Evans, daughter of James Evans and Mary A, Sep qtr 1881 in Camberwell district, Surrey. (Mary A Evans was born in 1859 in Clerkenwell, London.)