Noted events in his life were:
• Census, 1871, Brenzett, Kent.
• Occupation: Agricultural Labourer, 1871.
• Census, 1881, Hailsham Union Workhouse, Hellingly, Sussex.
• Occupation: Pauper - Agricultural Labourer, 1881.
• Census, 1891, Lower Street, Ninfield, Sussex.
• Occupation: General Labourer, 1891.
• Census, 1901, Lower Street, Ninfield, Sussex.
• Occupation: Agricultural Labourer, 1901.
James married Sarah Tucker RUMMERY, daughter of George Tucker RUMMERY and Charlotte WADDELL, in Dec 1863 in Romney Marsh, Kent. (Sarah Tucker RUMMERY was born in Dec 1844 in Arlestone, East Ashford, Kent and died in Jun 1880 in Romney Marsh, Kent.)
James next married Ann Elizabeth BROWN in Dec 1889 in Hove, Sussex. (Ann Elizabeth BROWN was born circa 1851 in Hove, Sussex and died Y.)