Named as a beneficiary in his father's Will (1456)
James Carew, Esq., of Beddington, Bandon, Carshalton, and Norbury, Surrey, and Studham and Lamer (in Wheathampstead), Hertfordshire, and in right of his wife, Hoos (in Wheathampstead), Hertfordshire, 2nd son.
In 1486, John Iwardby, Gent., formerly of Ewell, Surrey, and Sanche his wife, Edward Iwardby, formerly of Ewell, Surrey, and Elizabeth his wife, were attached to answer both the king and James Carew, Esq.; the said James complained that on 12 Jan. 1485/6 the aforesaid John, Sanche, Edward, Elizabeth and others had entered with force of arms, to wit, with swords, staves, bows and arrows, etc. into the manors of Beddington, Norbury, and Bandon, Surrey, which belonged to the said James, and had driven out and disseised him James of the same in contempt of the king. The jury found in favor of the said James and awarded him damages in addition to the costs and expenses at £10. In the period 1486-93, Robert Colson, of London, tailor, sued James Carew, administrator and heir of Nicholas Carew, regarding a tailor's bill of the said Nicholas. 1