William was born in Woodsley, Worcester July 5 1829, son of Jabez Muckley(1803) & Mary Anne Simpson. He married Mary Pardoe(1824) on Aug 12 1851 in Edgbaston and had 8 children. They lived in Fog Lane, Didsbury, Lancs in 1881. William died in 1905.
He had 4 brothers, Josiah, Joseph, Charles & Cyrus and 2 sisters Lucy & Sarah.
I have not yet been able to go back further than 1803.