James was born abt 1816 in Yorkshire. The 1841 census records James as a Methodist minister in Halifax, alongside George West. I have not been able to identify James in later census returns.
- 1840 Halifax
- 1841 Scotter
- 1842 Poole
- 1844 Wareham
- 1846 disappears
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
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