Alfred was born in England.
He married Clara Chapman (nee Young) (born at Wellington in 1875) in 1912.
She had married James Chapman in 1898. They had two boys & two girls between 1899 & 1908.
James committed suicide in 1909 leaving Clara with four children under the age of 10.
Alfred & Clara had one daughter.
One of Clara & James daughters drowned off Hokio Beach. The body was never recovered.
Alfred was a carter & then a contractor all his working life in Levin.
A grandson, Sir Douglas Kidd, was a MP for Marlborough for many years.
One son-in-law, James Mckenzie, served in WW1.