Noted events in his life were:
• Military Service, 1868, St. Peter's Mancroft, Norwich, Norfolk.
• Occupation: Sergeant in 52nd Light Infantry.
James married Sarah GOODSON, daughter of Lawrence GOODSON and Anne BARTELL, on 28 Jun 1868 in Sprowston, Norfolk. (Sarah GOODSON was born circa 1849 in Sprowston, Norfolk, christened on 20 May 1849 in Sprowston, Norfolk and died Y.)