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Evelyn Margaret Tatham

Female 1899 - 1974  (75 years)



  • Name Evelyn Margaret Tatham  [1
    Birth 10 Sep 1899  Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    • death reg gives dob as 10 Jan 1900
    Residence Mar 1901  Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • visiting Miers grandparents
    Residence Apr 1911  Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Education abt 1912 -   Oxford High School Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Education 1917  North Foreland Lodge, North Foreland Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • tbc - possibly another of the girls' schools at Malvern
    Education abt 1918 - 1921  Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 7
    Degree/Qualif. 1922  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [7
    • 2nd class honours, English
    Occupation abt 1922 - 1970  School Mistress  [5
    Occupation abt 1923  Mistress at Clovelly Raphlestone?  [2
    Occupation abt 1935  Housemistress, Sherborne School  [2
    Occupation abt 1940  Joint Head Mistress, Whincroft  [2
    Occupation abt 1950 - 1974  Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location ; Headmistress  [5
    Death 22 Dec 1974  Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9
    • Knudsen tree & MRT give death in 1971
    Notes 
    • passengers on White Star "Majestic" arr Southampton 26 Apr 1929: name Tatham, ex Cherbourg, resid Northcourt House, Abingdon, Berks: Meaburn Talbot, 71, magistrate; Clara Susan, 68, housewife; Agnes Clara, 36, artist; Evelyn Margaret, 29, teacher
    Person ID I0004  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 01 May 2013 

    Father Meaburn Talbot Tatham,   b. 09 Feb 1858, 6 Cleveland Gardens, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1937, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Mother Clara Susan Miers,   b. 19 Mar 1861, Edgbaston Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 1945, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years) 
    Marriage 22 Dec 1883  St Mary, Shortlands Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11
    • On the 22nd at St Mary's, Shortlands, by the Rev. G E Tatham, rector of Ryburgh, Norfolk, assisted by the Rev. H F Wolley, vicar of Shortlands, Meaburn Talbot Tatham, eldest son of Charles Meaburn Tatham, Esq., of 14 Cleveland Gardens, W., and Emberton, Bucks, to Clara Susan, third daughter of Francis Charles Miers, Esq, of Eden Cottage, Beckenham [The Times, 25 Dec 1883; Morning Post, 26 Dec 1883; Bromley Record, 01 Jan 1884]
    Notes 
    • 4 servants resid Apr 1891 (most of family away):
      * Mary J Barnett, cook, 35 b Wolverhampton;
      * Alice Sarah Smith, parlourmaid, 30 b Westminster;
      * Rose Davies, nurse, 29 b Newport, Mon;
      * Mary E Halford, housemaid, 26 b Toft, Lincs.
    • Northcourt House, Apr 1911: 24 rooms, with 5 servants living in (+ coachman at the lodge).
      * Leah Cooper, parlourmaid, 59 b Christchurch, Glos;
      * Emily Mary Figes, housemaid, 52 b Kensington;
      * Thirza Keen, lady's maid, 23 b Oddington, Glos;
      * Lena Dimmock, cook, 29 b Devonshire (town or parish unknown);
      * Emma Griselda Stevens, kitchenmaid, 17 b Bledington, Glos.
      +
      * William Badcock, coachman, 57 b Drayton.
      [1911 census]
    Photos
    Northcourt House, Abingdon
    Northcourt House, Abingdon
    Home of the Meaburn Tatham family
    Watercolour by Bernard C Gotch
    Meaburn Talbot Tatham & Clara Susan Miers
    Meaburn Talbot Tatham & Clara Susan Miers
    Abingdon abt 1905
    Family ID F0004  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 10 Sep 1899 - Northcourt House, Abingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Eden Cottage, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Northcourt House, Abingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1912 - - Oxford High School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1917 - North Foreland Lodge, North Foreland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1918 - 1921 - Lady Margaret Hall, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1922 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Headmistress - abt 1950 - 1974 - Northcourt House, Abingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 22 Dec 1974 - Abingdon Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Abingdon, 4Q1899.

    2. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Knudsen tree.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.

    5. [S03] Family Members, RCC.

    6. [S57] Silvia Tatham - Diaries.

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

    8. [S05] The Times, death notice, 27 Dec 1974.

    9. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Abingdon, 4Q1974.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Bromley, 4Q1883.

    11. [S11] Newspaper, Bromley Record, 01 Jan 1884.
      marriage notice