Rev. Thomas James1

M, #917, b. between 7 Jun 1811 and 5 Jun 1816, d. 13 Jan 1850
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     Rev. Thomas James married Jane (?).2 Rev. Thomas James was born between 7 Jun 1811 and 5 Jun 1816 in Suffolk, England.2 He died on 13 Jan 1850.1
     Between Apr 1836 and Jan 1850 in The Congregational Chapel, Debenham, Suffolk, England, The Rev. Thomas James, from Highbury College, came in April, 1836, and was ordained November 16th following. During his ministry in 1837 the chapel was enlarged. He labourerd with great sucess for thirteen years and died January 13th, 1850. The tablet erected to his memory states that "The substance of his preaching was Christ Crucified. His manner was ernest and impressive, and his aim was the salvation of souls." The pulpit was occupied after his decease, for short periods, by several ministers.1

Family: Rev. Thomas James and Jane (?)


DateHead of HouseholdHousehold
6 Jun 1841Rev. Thomas James He was listed as head of household in the 1841 census in Debenham, Suffolk, England. Other people in the household include Jane (?)2


Apr 1836Congregational Minister1
6 Jun 1841Independant Minister2
Last Edited=4 Oct 2013


  1. [S100] Thomas John Hosken, editor, History Of Congregationalism And Memorial Of The Churches Of Our Order In Suffolk (Ipswich: W. E. Harrison, The Ancient House Press, 1920), Page 264 & 265. Hereinafter cited as History Of Congregationalism In Suffolk.
  2. [S28] Online image of the 1841 Census for England & Wales (1841 Census - England & Wales, "Class: HO107; Piece: 1038; Book: 2; Civil Parish: Debenham; County: Suffolk; Enumeration District: 1; Folio: 13; Page: 19; Line: 10; GSU roll: 474644."