Meg Mary James

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Meg Mary James (Williams)

Birthplace: Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
Death: April 10, 1977 (63)
England, United Kingdom
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Edric Beetham Williams and Christina Barbara Williams
Ex-wife of Sid James
Mother of Private and Private
Sister of Christina Elsie Duckworth

Managed by: Shana Mink Katz
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Immediate Family

About Meg Mary James

Mary Meggie "Meg" James formerly Williams

  • Born 28 Aug 1913 in Napier, New Zealand
  • Daughter of Edric Beetham Williams and Christina Barbara (McKenzie) Williams
  • Sister of [private sister]
  • Died 10 Apr 1977

Adopted by her aunt, Elsie Jane Beetham Williams, on the death of her parents in 1918. She married the actor Sidney James who partnered with Tony Hancock, and went on to star in the 'Carry-On' series.

The Sid James marriage ended 17 August 1952. Internet sources show Meg as marrying Johnny Grahame in 1956. Similar sources state that Sid James married Meg Williams, a dancer who was also known as Meg Sergei. Wikipedia states Sid James as being born Solomon Joel Cohen on in South Africa on 8 May 1913.


Initial entry details from 'FAITH AND FARMING’, the legacy of Henry Williams and William Williams'. 720pp. Copyright Rex Evans, Evagean Publishing 1998. ISBN-1-877194-53-0

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Meg Mary James's Timeline

August 28, 1913
Napier, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand
April 10, 1977
Age 63
England, United Kingdom