James Neild (c. 1603 – ????) was the 11th great-grandfather of Cometan, classified as one of Cometan’s distant maternal ancestors in the Warbrick family line. Born in Oldham (then part of Lancashire), James was named after his father although his father spelt the surname as Neeld while his mother was named Elizabeth Hopwood. James was the father of Anne Neild.
In Cometanic ancestry, James is classified as part of the 13th generation retrograde, categorising him as a distant ancestor of Cometan.