- Christened: 25 Dec 1814, South Weald
- Marriage: Ann Cross on 6 Jun 1835 in Great Warley
In 1841, he shows as aged 25, a Game Keeper in South Weald along with his wife and young family
In 1851, James is a Park Keeper at South Weald, aged 36 along with his family.
In 1861, James is a butcher living in South Weald
In 1871, he is aged 56, a butcher in Doddinghurst.
James married Ann Cross, daughter of John Cross and Hannah, on 6 Jun 1835 in Great Warley. (Ann Cross was born about 1813 in Great Warley.)