A successful farmer living at Plaistow, who by the suicide of Charles Amedroz became the owner of Belton Castle and eventually married Clara Amedroz.
Hero of The Belton Estate."...a big man, over six feet high, broad in the shoulders, large limbed, with bright, quick grey eyes, a large mouth, teeth almost too perfect and a well-formed nose, with thick short brown hair and small whiskers which came but half-way down his cheeks -a decidedly handsome man with a florid face , . ." - The Belton Estate