William was the eldest son of Daniel Nicholls and his wife Hannah Filby. He died aged about 19 months old.
BAPTISMS solemnized in the Parish of Wheathampstead in the County of Hertford in the Year 1820No. 354 / Born Augt 9th Baptized Octobr 8th Will[ia]m son of / Daniel & Hannah / NICHOLS / Ribbon Hall / Laborer
bur. 14 Mar 1822, St Helen, Wheathampstead, Hertfordshire: William Nicholls, aged 1 [1820/1]