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.