Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1911, 17 Alma Row, Wealdstone, Middlesex.
• Occupation: Golf Course Greensman & Labourer, 1911.
James married Katherine SMITH, daughter of William Grant SMITH and Emma Alice PAY, on 1 Aug 1892 in St. Faith's Church, MEOT, London. (Katherine SMITH was born about 1873 in Stepney, London and died on 25 Apr 1918 in 7 Canning Road, Wealdstone, Hendon, Middlesex.)