Elizabeth Caulfield was born in 1870 in West Derby, Lancashire, England to Henry Caulfield. On 25 October 1891, she married Stephen James, son of George James and Martha Turner.
Stephen James and Elizabeth Caulfield had the following known children, all born in Birmingham, England:
- Sydney James was born about 1892.
- Ada Daisy James was born on 29 January 1894.
- Stephen James was born about 1896.
- Walter James James was born in September 1899.
- Ernest James was born in 1905.
- Leah James was born on 12 May 1906.
- Albert Edward James was born on 13 October 1907.
- Ellen Rose James was born in 1912.
Elizabeth died on 21 November 1938 in Birmingham, Warwickshire, England.