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Family Group Sheet : Hallings Tatham / Marianne Sophia Elizabeth Lound (F0162)

m. 17 Sep 1879

  • Father | Male
    Hallings Tatham

    Birth  14 Oct 1853  Tufnell Park, Holloway Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  01 Jun 1890  The Hague, Netherlands Find all individuals with events at this location
    Marriage  17 Sep 1879  St George, Campden Hill  [1, 2, 3] Find all individuals with events at this location
    Divorced  06 Aug 1889   
    Father  Charles Rudd Tatham | F0263 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Hallings | F0263 Family Group Sheet 

    Mother | Female
    Marianne Sophia Elizabeth Lound

    Birth  abt Nov 1849  Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  06 Jul 1931  La Casita Nursing Home, Paignton Find all individuals with events at this location
    Father  John Lound | F0657 Family Group Sheet 
    Mother  Mary Ann Lound | F0657 Family Group Sheet 

    Horace Hallings TathamChild 1 | Male
    + Horace Hallings Tatham

    Birth  01 May 1882  31 Ladbroke Grove, Bayswater Find all individuals with events at this location
    Death  05 Apr 1923  St Katherine's Home, Woking Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Florence Marjorie Irwin Day | F0163 
    Marriage  16 Dec 1908  Christ Church, Down St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location
    Spouse  Evelyn Anne Winser | F0659 
    Marriage  abt May 1921  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location

  • Notes  Divorced:
    • Two separate divorce petitions, combined by the Court into one case:
      - Appellant: Hallings Tatham. Respondent: Marianne Elizabeth Sophia Tatham. Co-respondent: Frazer Sandeman. Type: Husband's petition for divorce; filed 03 Dec 1887.
      - Appellant: Marianne Elizabeth Sophia Tatham. Respondent: Hallings Tatham. Type: Wife's petition for divorce; filed 16 Dec 1887.
      [Divorce Court Files: TNA refs 1887, J 77/393/1944 and 1982]
    • Interim child access arrangements: Upon hearing the solicitors for both parties and referring to the order of the Court dated 31 Jan 1888 as to custody, I do order that Hallings Tatham the Respondent have access to the child of the marriage (Horace Hallings Tatham) herein at an Hotel at Hastings in the County of Sussex once a fortnight between the hours of 11 a.m. and 5 p.m. for 3 hours and that the said Respondent do give 48 hours notice as to the day, time & place of such access and thereupon the child be sent by the Petitioner. Ordered 23 Feb 1888, J. C. Hannen.
    • Case heard on 02 Feb 1889 in High Court - Probate, Divorce, and Admiralty Court II - before Sir James Hannen and Sir Charles Parker Butt, with a special jury to try the questions of fact arising out of the pleadings of the cause.
      Verdict of the jury:
      1. That Hallings Tatham had committed adultery;
      2. That the said Hallings Tatham had been guilty of cruelty to Marianne Sophia Elizabeth Tatham;
      3. That the said Marianne Sophia Elizabeth Tatham had not committed adultery with Frazer Sandeman nor with persons unknown;
      4. That the said Frazer Sandeman had not committed adultery with the said Marianne Sophia Elizabeth Tatham.
      Court judgment: Husband's petition dismissed with costs. Wife's cross-petition accepted. Marriage dissolved by reason of husband's adultery coupled with cruelty.
      Decree Nisi 02 Feb 1889. Final Decree 06 Aug 1889.
    • Disputes over alimony, child maintenance and custody were continuing in May 1890. Court ordered 300 p.a. for wife + 75 p.a. for child. Husband's appeal was dismissed.
    • Frazer (or Fraser) Sandeman, the co-respondent in the husband's petition, was born in Paddington in 1856, the son of a London discount broker. He was in business as a wine merchant; it is not known whether he had any connection with the port & sherry importers George Sandeman & Co. He is listed in the 1891 census as married, occupation not known, the only guest at the Red Lion Hotel, Armathwaite, Cumberland. He attended the first annual dinner of the Aberdeen Caledonian Club in Jan 1899. He has not been traced in the 1901 or 1911 censuses, nor elsewhere, and no record of marriage has been found. He died in Chertsey in 1923.

    • At St. George's, Campden-hill, Hallings, son of Mr. Charles R. Tatham, of Tufnell Park-road, N., to Marianne, daughter of Mr. John Lound, Kensington, Sept. 17. [Pall Mall Gazette]
    • Married by A G Lound [Alfred George, her brother], Curate of Shrewton-cum-Maddington.
      Witnesses: John Lound [her father], Charles R Tatham [his father], Mary Tatham [his mother], Julia Lound [his sister], Reginald H Edwards, Redmond S Jarrett.

  • Sources 
    1. [S11] Newspaper, Pall Mall Gazette, 18 Sep 1879.
      marriage notice

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kensington, 3Q1879.

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

    4. [S07] Other Sources, Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 1887-1889.
      file J 77/393/1944