A wholesale fruiterer and the child of John Spain (a labourer) and Anne Sutton, James Spain, the third times great-uncle of Nigel Horne, was born in Stourmouth, Kent, England in 18271,2,3,4, was baptised there on 23 Dec 1827 and married Sarah Cornwell (with whom he had 1 child, Sarah Ann) at St Mildred's Church, Canterbury, Kent, England on 18 Jan 18536.
During his life, he was living in Canterbury in 18611; at Cossington Street, Canterbury on 2 Apr 187110; and at 32 Old Dover Road, Canterbury on 3 Apr 18819, on 5 Apr 18918 and in 1895 which is where he died on 23 Nov 18955 (fell off ladder). He was buried at St Martin, Canterbury on 28 Nov 18957.
Residence record for 1895 contains no citation
Listed in the residence for 1895, but spouse Sarah Cornwell is not
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