- Born: 7 Aug 1824, Waltham Abbey
- Christened: 5 Sep 1824, Watltham Abbey
- Marriage: Eliza
This birth and christening is from WHC parish records, although Mary is listed as Jane. This is only several months after their marriage.
In 1851, he is shown as aged 24, five year the junior to his wife; living in Epping Upland; a gardener
In 1861, James is living at Epping Green, a butcher, with his wife and two children
In 1871, James is a 46 year old butcher, living at Epping Green.
In 1901, he is living with his brother William, and sisters Jane and Mary Appleby at Long Street Copthall, He is a widow and a farmer.
James married Eliza. (Eliza was born about 1821 in Nazeing and died before 1901.)