He was born in 1875 place unknown.All thats known is that he ran away to the sea at 11 years old, Poss coal ships. he said he had 11 brothers & sisters, Farther marr agian to a lady with lots of children. Could poss have had a twin sister. marr my G grandma in 1898 in kent, he said his farther's name was Charles & he was a seaman. I have look for him in the BDM also in the 1881 census and have had no luck. may you have some thoughts on what to do next.