Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Hotel Servant, 1872.
• Census, 1881, Theath Street, North Walsham, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Hawker, 1881.
• Census, 1891, Norwich Road, North Walsham, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Cellar Man at Hotel, 1891.
James married Mary Ann RISEBOROUGH, daughter of Benjamin RISEBOROUGH and Hannah NEAVE, on 18 Mar 1872 in Coltishall, Norfolk. (Mary Ann RISEBOROUGH was born in Sep 1851 in Coltishall, Norfolk, christened on 7 Sep 1851 and died Y.)