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Family Group Sheet : Thomas Pilkington Norris/Elsa Mary Tatham (F0026)

m. 30 Apr 1918



  • Father | Male
    Thomas Pilkington Norris

    Birth  abt May 1892  Reading Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  21 Nov 1960  St Albans Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial     
    Marriage  30 Apr 1918  [1, 2, 3]  St Cuthbert, Philbeach Gardens, Earls Court  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  Edward John Norris | F0027 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Nina Catherine Sturges | F0027 Family Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Elsa Mary Tatham

    Birth  25 Jul 1895  Nettlestone, St John's Rd, East Molesey Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  abt Nov 1979  Watford Find all individuals with events at this location
    Burial     
    Father  George Allen Ralph Tatham | F0024 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Welbank Fowle | F0024 Family Group Sheet 

  • Notes  Marriage:
    • The marriage arranged between Lieutenant T.P. Norris, R.E., and Elsa Mary, daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Ralph Tatham, of The Towers, Bromley, Kent, will take place at St. Cuthbert's, Philbeach-gardens, Earl's Court, at 2.15 on April 30. All friends will be made very welcome. [The Times, 20 Apr 1918]
    • On the 30th April, at St Cuthbert's, Philbeach-gardens, by the Very Revd. the Dean of York [William Foxley-Norris], cousin of the bridegroom, Lieut T P Norris, R.E., M.C., son of the Revd. and Mrs. E. J. Norris, St, Bartholomew's Vicarage, Reading, to Elsa Mary, younger daughter of Mr. and Mrs. G. A. R. Tatham, The Towers, Bromley, Kent [The Times, 04 May 1918]
    • Eileen and Barbara were away from Monday to Thursday at Elsa's wedding in town. Barbara must have looked very sweet in her little blue frock and wreath; she and her godfather Allen, who was best man, must have "run the show", according to Eileen. [Silvia Tatham, diaries]

  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kensington, 2Q1918.

    3. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 04 May 1918.