Catton, James an English Wesleyan minister, was born at Nottingham in 1796. He was converted in his twenty-fourth year, was accepted for the ministry in 1823, and died at Grantham, Aug. 20, 1863. He was diligent and cheerful; his intellect was original and powerful; and his ministrations effective. See Minutes of the British. Conference, 1863, p. 10.