James Adair, Serjeant, Recorder of London, M.P. for Highham Ferrers; b. London, son of an army agent; took his B.A. and M.A. from Cambridge; his father, also named James, died in 1782; dau married to Hon. John Wilson, Judge of Court of the Common Pleas; wife of Serjeant died at Upper Norton Street, Mary-la-bonne, in 1809.