1793, Dudley, Warwickshire, England.
Circa February 1841, Wareham, Dorset, England.
James served as a Unitarian minister at Totnes, Devon (1824), then afterward at Brighton and Wareham. He was a prolific hymn writer, and also contributed poetical pieces to the Monthly Repository.
His brother was Robert Wallace (1791–1880), professor of theology at Manchester New College and author of Antitrinitarian Biography.