William Malcolm Cutts was born in Allahabad, India in 1857.
After his father was killed in the Sepoy Revolt, Cutts and his mother moved to England. In 1870 he emigrated to Stratford, Ontario, Canada with his mother and stepfather and lived there until 1880.
Cutts moved a lot throughout his life livign in Toronto, St. Ives, Cornwall, England, and finally in 1915 he settled in Port Perry, Ontario.
He died in 1943.