At the time of the 1881 Census Fred was living at 6 Cog Square with his parents, his older sister Mary Ann (EM002) and his younger brother Thomas (EM003).
By the time of the 1891 Census the 12 year old Fred was a cotton weaver living at home with his parents and siblings at 216 Howard Street in Habergham Eaves.
The 1901 Census shows Fred as 22 years old and a cotton weaver living with his family at 136 Gannow Lane in Burnley.
Fred married Beatrice Isabella Hargreaves (EM028), known as “Beaty”, on the 25th May 1901 in Burnley. Isabella was the daughter of James Hargreaves and Sarah Whitaker and she was born on the 1st November 1878.