sorry not to get back sooner. Have been working more on my family tree by going to the records office and have found out that I have been following wrong greats here are the new ones. Gt Grandfather Thomas 1870 born Banbury Gt Gt Grandfather Edward 1843 born Brackley Gt Gt Gt Grandfather Richard c1806
Brackley Blakesly Banbury Cold Higham and Towcester are all within a few miles of each other so I would have thought that there must be a connection at some point.
When I go to the Records Office again I shall see if I can find out about your william