Thomas James ca.1640-1709/10

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Thomas JAMES ca.1640–1709/10

Biographical Note

Thomas James, printer, was the grandson of Thomas James, first librarian of the Bodleian Library. He married Elinor (Eleanor) Banckes in 1662.


In his will, proved 9 May 1710, James left his personal library for the good of the public. His widow and executrix Elinor donated these books, some 3,000 volumes, to Sion College Library in 1711.