1845 - He was born in Ludlow. He served with the Royal Horse Artillery, hence his excellent depiction and understanding of the animal form. He was a painter and sculptor primarily of horses.
1866 - Studied at the Royal Veterinary College, qualifying as a veterinary surgeon.
1867 - Enrolling in the Army as a veterinary officer in the Royal Horse Artillery the following year.
1890 - Achieved the rank of captain and retired.
1891 - Set himself up in Chelsea as an artist. He had no formal art training, but prospered with commissions for horse portraits.
- He was active in London where he exhibited paintings at the Royal Academy and Grosvenor Gallery.
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