John Bolton could be the son of William and Hannah Bolton from Evenwood Gate. There were 4 children, all born at Evenwood:
- Mary A. bc.1881
- Annie bc. 1883
- John bc.1889
- Arthur bc.1892
In 1901 William worked as a coal miner (shifter). In 1911, the family still lived at Evenwood Gate. William worked as a coal miner (shiftman). 22 year old John and his 19 year old brother Arthur both worked as a coal miners (dillybrakers).
To date, a serviceman with this name has not yet been identified.
 1901 census
 1911 census