From a survey report we find him to be born in 1587 and from a deposition we get that he was from ratcliffe, middlesex; which is of london, england. virginia colonial records project survey report no. 3996 ff.75ro-75vo. 22 june 1620. like evidence given by john huddleston, sailor aged 33. survey report no. gl.5 references crick and alman guide, pp.64-65..