Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1891, Coldgarve Cottages, Taplow, Buckinghamshire.
• Occupation: Cabman Groom, 1891.
• Census, 1901, Burnham, Buckinghamshire.
• Occupation: Stableman Domestic, 1901.
James married Mary CORDERY, daughter of John CORDERY and Mary Ann SEERS, in Jun 1882 in Eton, Buckinghamshire. (Mary CORDERY was born circa 1860 in Taplow, Buckinghamshire and died in Mar 1922 in Henley, Buckinghamshire.)