"James Taylor, M.D, of Tara, is a native Canadian, having been born in Bowmanville, U.C., in 1837. He is the fifth son of Malcom and Catherine Taylor, who settled in the Township of Darlington in the year 1832.
The Doctor was educated at Queen’s College, Kingston, where he graduated in 1864, after which he practiced for a time in Bayfield, Ont., but for the past sixteen years has carried on the practice of his profession at the Village of Tara.
Doctor Taylor has abstained from participation in public municipal affairs, and devoted himself exclusively to the pursuit of his professions, which he as followed with a good degree of success. He is a Coroner for the Country of Bruce, and a man who is highly respected for his social qualities, as well as leading member of the medical profession."
Belden 1880 Atlas of the County of Bruce