- Born: 1782, Lenton, Notts 51,52
- Baptised: 13 Feb 1782, Lenton Parish Church, Notts 53
- Marriage: Elizabeth Harpham 2 Apr 1805, Lenton Parish Church, Notts 50
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Butcher, at the time of the census in June 1841. 54
• Residence: Birch Lane, Lenton, Notts, at the time of the census in March 1851. 55 He was then described as a retired butcher and was living with his wife and their son William. Grand-daughter, Elizabeth Cressey was staying in the household.
James married Elizabeth Harpham on 2 Apr 1805 in Lenton Parish Church, Notts.50 (Elizabeth Harpham was born in 1782 in Nottingham 51,52.)