(1) Birth, James Graham Ballard, born 15 November 1930:
- 17 January 1931: Certified copy of Entry of Birth (Shanghai Consulate General);
- 11 December 1959: Certificate of Birth (with Scottish Life Assurance Co Ltd envelope);
- 16 June 1965: Certified copy of Entry of Birth (Somerset House).
(2) Baptism, James Graham Ballard:
- 15 February 1931. Cerftified copy of Entry in the 'Register of Baptisms in Holy Trinity Cathedral, Shanghai, China, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England'.
(3) James Ballard (father):
- 12 June 1965: Certified copy of Entry of Birth (Blackburn, 7 October, 1901);
- 16 June 1965: Certified copy of an Entry of Marriage (West Bromwich, 23 December 1929) between James Ballard and Edna Johnstone.