He represented Brome in the Legislative Assembly of Quebec from 1889 to 1897 as a Conservative. He was born in Knowlton, Canada East, the son of Israël England and Mary Villiers Curtis, and was educated at the Knowlton Academy and Stanstead College. England was a telegraph operator for the Canadian Pacific Railway and postmaster at Knowlton.
He was first elected to the Quebec assembly in an 1889 by-election held after William Warren Lynch was named a judge.
England died in Montreal at the age of 60 and was buried in Knowlton.