John Wardill was born on the 16th May 1773 in Goathland, North Yorkshire. He was a Joiner by trade.
On 10th January 1801 he married Elizabeth Dowsland at Lythe Parish Church, near Whitby, North Yorkshire.
Elizabeth was born in 1775 in Yorkshire but I have never found out exactly when and where.
John & Elizabeth had 9 children:
Ann Born 1802
Elizabeth Born 1803
Jonathan Born 1804
John Born 1807
Dowsland Born 1808
James Born 1810
Michael Born 1811
Joseph Born 1814
William Born 1817
All the children were born in Bridlington, East Yorkshire.
John died 29th October 1833 and is buried in Bridlington where he died.
Elizabeth died 9th June 1847 also in Bridlington.