James was born on 23 January 1885 at Liverpool, Lancashire, to parents Charle Hailwood, an engine driver at sugar refinery (1911), and Louisa Henderson. He was baptised on 15 February 1885 at St Peter, Liverpool.
He married Elizabeth (Lizzie) May Rogers (1894-1983) in the summer of 1915 in the Wolstanton Registration District, Staffordshire.
They emigrated to USA, leaving Liverpool on 7 August 1915, with James’ occupation described as grocer. In the USA, James became a Congregational minister.
Census returns identify one child.
- Edward Everett (1918-2006) – a clergyman
James died on 17 June 1976 at Los Angeles, California.
- 1912 Newcastle under Lyme
- 1915 ceased
W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990
Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers