- Born: 1795, Holbeton, Devon
- Marriage: Ann Jenkins on 1 Dec 1815 in Newton Ferrers, Devon
- Died: 19 Jun 1875, Yealmpton, Devon at age 80
In 1841 William was a farmer and maltster at Hay, Plympton St Mary. Daughter Elizabeth , son William and new born, un-named Henry were living with their parents. In 1861 William had retired, and was living at 1 Dark Street Lane Plympton St Mary.
There was an apprenticeship Indenture dated 23 July 1831 - Thomas Pitts to William Pitts his father, maltster.
William married Ann Jenkins, daughter of William Jenkins and Amy Hingston, on 1 Dec 1815 in Newton Ferrers, Devon. (Ann Jenkins was born in 1798 in Newton Ferrers, Devon and died on 28 Aug 1884 in Yealhampton, Devon.)