He was born around 1851 in Brighton as was a grainer (painter). His father was John Wells, and his mother was Ann.
He married a Sarah Jane Box on the 24th March 1872 in Brighton, Sussex. His father was listed as John Wells, and her father as John Box. Alfred's age was listed as 23, and Sarah's as 21.
In 1851 Alfred is less than a year old, and is living with his parents John Wells and Ann at 4 Tidy Street, Brighton.
In 1861 Alfred is now 10 and a scholar and is living with his parents John Wells and Ann at 80 Trafalgar Street, Brighton.
In 1871 Alfred is now 20 and is still living with his parents John Wells and Ann, but they've moved three places up the road to 83 Trafalgar Street, Brighton. Alfred now has an occupation as a grainer.
In 1881 Alfred Wells is 30 and is living with his wife and 4 children at 36 Kensington Place, Brighton.
In 1891 he is 40 and with his wife and 8 children at 84 Trafalgar Street in Brighton where he was a grainer and decorator (and P), next door to where his parents used to live in 1871.
The birth of an Alfred Walter Wells was registered in Brighton in Oct-Dec 1850 (Vol 7 Page 327). Another Alfred Wells was registered in Jul-Sep 1850 (Vol 7, Page 312).
An Alfred Walter Wells was christened on 13th July 1851 at Brighton, Sussex, his father was John Wells, and his mother was Ann Coleman.