James surname

7 March 1528: Ordinations at Lichfield cathedral: Acolytes Secular: Edward James

6 October 1838: List of Passengers by the Honble Companys Steam Vessel Hugh Lindsay from Bombay to Suez: ‘Recd from the Ship Columbo 200 miles to Northd of Juddah: H. James Esqr

28 October 1845: English galliot Océan, captain James, at Antwerp, from Liverpool, with rice

27 October 1866: The Register of Electors to Vote in the Choice of a Member or Members to Serve in Parliament, for the City of Gloucester, for 1866-7. The List of Freemen entitled to vote in the election of members to serve in Parliament for the City of Gloucester: George James, Littleworth. Occupiers of property in the parish of St John the Baptist: William James for houses in Oxford Street. Occupiers of property in the parish of St Mary de Lode and College Precincts: Henry James, for houses in College Green and Spa House. Occupiers of property in the parish of St Nicholas: George James, for a house 52 Westgate Street. Occupiers of property in the parish of St Owen: Isaac James and Joseph William James, for houses in Southgate Street; William James, for a house in Rignum Place. Occupiers of property in South Hamlet: Samuel James, for a house in Wellington Street. Occupiers of property in Wotton St Mary: Austin William James, for a house in Tanner Street.

25 March 1880: County court judgment against Jacob James, Norfolk Terrace, Sidcup, grocer; and a county court judgment against Thomas James, Church Lane, Birmingham, contractor

25 March 1880: Bill of sale by William Davies, Greenfield, Bishop’s Castle (about to remove to Hen House, Brainstone), farmer, in favour of Edward James; and a bill of sale by William James, 32 Wood Street, Longton, publican, in favour of Meyer Mindelsohn; and a bill of sale by Abraham James, 1 Lynton Mews, Lynton Road, Bermondsey, cab proprietor, in favour of Lewis W. S. Innocent; and a bill of sale by Evan James, 7 Recorder Street, Swansea, general dealer, in favour of Thomas J. Buseill; and a bill of sale by James Butcher and Henry James, Stoke Row, Upper Stoke, near Coventry, greengrocers and dairymen, in favour of Solomon Auerbach

28 August 1891: For sale: Greenhouses, span roof, complete, with all necessary fittings, simply bolted together, 7ft. by 5ft, 54/-; 8ft. by 5ft, 66/-; 10ft. by 7ft, 95/-; 12ft. by 8ft, £6; strong garden lights, painted and glazed, 3ft. by 4ft, 6/-; 6ft. by 4ft, 8/6 each. Illustrated catalogue post free. Estimates for any size or shape, plans, &c, free. J. James, 355 High Road, Chiswick, London, W.

29 January 1904: Theatre Royal, Windsor. Governing Director Mr Samuel James; Acting Manager Mr Bert Nicholson. Monday 1 February, for 6 nights: Messrs Edward Marris and Melville Bickford’s No 1 Company in a Musical Comedy Drama entitled ‘Somebody’s Sweetheart’ (by Edward Marris). Box Office, &c at Mr Brodie’s, High Street

31 July 1914: Falmouth Visitors List: Royal Hotel: Mr and Mrs W. Norman, Captain and Mrs J. Williams, Messrs Sharpe, Rose, Wills, Colmer, Ayshford, Hawke, A. Bedale, Mr and Mrs Seaman, Messrs A. H. Lee, Garres, Crocome, C. Anderson, C. H. Boyd, Passmore, C. Clark, Stancombe, Gouldsworthy, Martin, Pook, Burton, James, J. C. Turner, E. Turner, Eaves, Richardson, Lister and party, Youngman, Culverhouse, A. C. Falls, Manley, C. Russell, Thornhill.

1 April 1931: ‘Mr. J. James, of Stoke-on-Trent, conductor of the North Staffordshire Choral Society, is to succeed Sir Henry Coward as conductor of the Derby Choral Union.’

30 September 1932: the annual conference of East Midlands Area Women’s Advisory Committee of the National Union of Conservative and Unionist Associations, held at Northampton Town Hall. Delegates acting as proposers and seconders: Mrs G. Attenborough, South Leicester Division; Mrs Russell, South Leicester Division; Mrs Carr, South Derbyshire Division; Miss Eley, South Derbyshire Division; Miss Cordeaux, Louth Division; Miss Margaret Knott, Louth Division; Mrs Hurst, Chesterfield Division; Mrs C. Rollinson, Chesterfield Division; Mrs M. G. Wells, Derby Borough; Mrs McCarthy, Derby Borough; Mrs Wentworth Watson, Kettering; Mrs G. E. James, Wellingborough. Guest speaker: Sir Gervais Rentoul, K.C., M.P.

July 1934. Athletic Sports – Results. Individual Events. 100 yards – Boys (junior) Time 13 1/5: 1. Stevenson (Wh); 2. James (H); 3. Slater (Wn). Long Jump (junior). Distance 15 ft 9 in. 1. James (H); 2. K. Wood (Wn); 3. Stevenson (Wn). Throwing Cricket Ball – Boys’ (junior). Distance 57 yds. 1. Newham (Wm); 2. Hage (Th); 3. James (H).

January 1936: Valete: V D: J. James and P. Sawkins are air force apprentices;

Examination Successes: Oxford School Certificate Examination Results 1935: Certificate with Honours and Matriculation Exemption: A. B. Banks, A. L. Barlow, K. F. J. Belt, R. A. Coleman, C. D. Coomey, A. Cope, K. Farrell, R. F. Hammond, H. Littlefield, M. G. Lovell, E. Newbery, W. L. Oakshatt, E. E. H. Osgood, R. Reeds, R. L. Vaughan, D. J. Wilkes, E. Wilkinson, K. F. Wood, G. B. D. Wroe. Certificate with Honours: W. P. Padbury. Certificate with Matriculation Exemption: R. E. Connor, F. H. Elsey, R. James, R. Lacey, V. Lillie, F. W. Newman, D. Vick. Certificate: E. K. Barnfield,  J. E. Boxall, B. Chamberlin, F. L. G. Dickson, B. E. Dyer, G. S. Englefield, H. R. Evans, A. Flower, R. W. Godfrey, J. Grace, B. E. Hébert, J. M. Holder, T. Ireton, L. Jeffries, J. J. R. Kelsey, H. W. Laishley, H. Morrow, N. Norris, E. H. Peters, A. E. Smith, E. H. Sutton, R. Tallack, L. Wilman. Distinctions: English – G. B. D. Wroe; Mathematics – C. D. Cooney, A. Cope, K. Farrell, H. W. Laishley, W. L. Oakshatt, R. L. Vaughan, G. B. D. Wroe; Latin – G. B. D. Wroe; Physics – K. Farrell; Geography – G. B. D. Wroe; Additional Mathematics – K. Baisbrown, J. H. C. Nightingall, S. E. Prior. The following Special Candidates passed in Additional Mathematics: K. Baisbrown, L. J. Evans, L. C. Ley, E. R. Nicholas, J. H. C. Nightingall, B. A. Page, S. E. Prior, G. W. Rose;

Examination Successes: Dockyard & Artificer Apprentices Examination, 1935: D. W. Devonshire, K. P. Farrell, E. S. Homyer, R. S. Blanchard, E. R. Nicholas, P. T. King, L. J. Evans, R. Connor *, A. J. Cope, R, C, Horswell *, E. E. H. Osgood, E. R. Wilkinson, G. F. Kidd, K. S. C. Hancock, C. A. Little, V. O. Lillie, R. S. Paradise, J. A. Grace, D. L. A. Vick, W. J. Cochran, M. B. G. Flack, W. L. Oakshatt *, W. P. Padbury, W. T. A. Greer, R. T. James *, W. H. Childs *, J. E. Raggett *, R. J. Lacey, K. G. Franklin, W. L. Prangnell, W. K. Richards, J. James, H. Colyer, M. Sweetman, S. H. New *, A. E. Catmore *, R. A. Morris *, C. A. T. Russell *, R. Farmer, M. Smith *

30 June 1951: marriage, at St Mary’s, Overton, of William only son of Mr and Mrs A. Lyon, of Falkirk, to June Mary daughter of Mr and Mrs C. James of Station Road, Overton

15 April 1953: County court judgments against Edward Lionel James, Leigham Farm, Marsh Mills, Plymouth; and against Mr J. N. James, West Wallabrook, Heathfield, near Tavistock, farmer; and against Mr F. James, 14 St Vincent Road, Newport, taxi proprietor; and against Mrs R. M. James, 4a British Road, Bedminster, ladies outfitter; and against Mr F. W. James, Woodcock Heath Farm, Kingston, farmer; and against Mrs M. James, 85c Trinity Road, Tooting; and against Charles Arthur James, 26 Cottingley Walk, Leeds 11; and against Edgar James, 1 Short Street, Briton Ferry, Glamorgan

7 December 1964. Notice of marriage between John Bartlett James, 24, bachelor, representative (Wales Gas Board), 19 Dunraven Road, Cardiff, and Katharine Mary Angove, 25, spinster, laboratory technician, 39 Byrd Crescent, Penarth: intended to be solemnized at St Joseph’s Roman Catholic Church, West Terrace, Penarth.

26 June 1971: Up’n Comers Handicap Race riders: Brian James

20 February 1976: John James, footballer, Tranmere Rovers.