James was born
in Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
Details of James's marriage are not known.
had the following children from
The places where he lived have been identified as:
||Source of Information
||Notes 1, 2 & 3.
||2 Barkers Terrace, Clitheroe, Lancashire.
on Friday 1 December 1882.
He was buried
in St Andrew's Church, Slaidburn, Yorkshire.
His grave has a stone chest with carved sides. It has the following inscription:
To the memory of William Riley of Slaidburn,
who departed this life on the 20th day of November 1842, in the 56th year of his age.
Also, of Ellen, relic of the above,
who departed this life May 25, 1862 in the 75th year of her age.
Also, of Jane, their daughter and widow of the late Robert Blezard of Guisborough
who died April 18, 1862, age 35 years.
Also of James, their son
who died December 1, 1882, age 60 years.
Also of Ezra, son of the above James and Isabella Riley
who died January 7, 1889, age 24 years.
Also the above named Isabella Riley,
who died July 3, 1896, age 70 years.
Notes - Sources of information:
See 1881 Census. James's birthplace.
See 1861 Census.
See 1871 Census.
See 1881 Census.
St Andrews Church, Slaidburn, Monumental Inscriptions.