James Balgowan was born 7 June 1845 in Picton, New South Wales, Australia to William Balgowan (c1808-1887) and Jannet Shand (1810-1880) and died 5 August 1902 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia of unspecified causes. He married Louisa McGuiness (1849-1935) 18 November 1878 in Goulburn, New South Wales, Australia.
|Aimee May Balgowan (1880-1967)|
|Percy Randolph Balgowan (1882-1945)||28 March 1882 Crookwell, New South Wales, Australia||1 October 1945 Boorowa, New South Wales, Australia||Alice Selina Thomson (1893-1941)|
|Maud Adeline Balgowan (1885-1960)|