Buxton, James (d. 1766), Whiteboy captain, came from Tubbrid or Killcoran, near Clogheen, Co. Tipperary. Little is known of his birth or parentage, although contemporary accounts suggested that he was a wealthy grazier worth £300 or £400 a year.
|Title of host publication||Dictionary of Irish Biography|
|Editors||James McGuire, James Quinn|
|Publisher||Cambridge University Press|
|Publication status||Published - 1 Nov 2009|