Born: 1842; Died: 1886; Married: Martha Sidebotham
He married Martha Sidebotham in 1864 with whom he had six children.
James took over the operation of the Cricketers' Arms hotel from his parents in 1871 and ran it for five years.
Grace died in Liverpool in 1886.
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- Purchase, S. (ed.), Canberra’s Early Hotels: a Pint-sized History, Canberra, 1999