John Thomas Winward was born around 1882 in Westhoughton and was the son of Samuel Winward (b.1852) and Emma Mangnall. In 1891 he was aged 9, was at school and was living at 27 Grundy Street, Westhoughton. In 1901 he was aged 19, was working as a coal miner and was living at 6 Leigh Common, Westhoughton. In 1911 he was living at 5 Grundy Street, Westhoughton, and working as a coal miner.
Spouse: Green, Margaret Alice (1896)
Children: James (1906), William (1909)