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Cicely Mary  Sturgis

Cicely Mary Sturgis

Female 1874 - 1971  (96 years)


  • Name Cicely Mary Sturgis  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 22 Nov 1874  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4, 5, 6
    Residence Apr 1881  13 Brunswick Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence Apr 1891  Manor House, Brondesbury Park Find all individuals with events at this location ; Pupil  [7
    • identity not certain. birth place incorrect in census return but no other Cecily Sturgis found
    • girls' boarding school, 1882-1934 [VCH citing Grange Mus., gen. files, Brondesbury Manor]
    Marriage 28 Jan 1898  St Mary Abbots, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 8, 9
    Edward Ernst Tatham,   b. 02 Apr 1866, Great Ryburgh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1948, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Mar 1901  Abele Grove, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence Apr 1911  Towerhill Manor, Gomshall Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence 1957  Rack Close, Shere Find all individuals with events at this location   [11, 12
    Death 23 May 1971  Worthing Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 13
    • On May 23rd, 1971, Cicely Mary Tatham, of Shere, in her 97th year, dear mother of Philip and Mona. Cremation private. Memorial service at St. James's Church, Shere, on June 3rd at 2.30. No flowers. [The Times]
    Notes 
    • Author of the poem "The Airman" privately printed Oxford University Press, London, 1917-1918 [Curtis]
      There is a copy in the Imperial War Museum, London.
    • Was connected with the Leith Hill Festival. [Curtis, MS note]
      Tatham banner: Division 2 Women's Song. Presented by Cicely Tatham, conductor of Abinger [Choir], Festival Secretary and Vice President. Her daughter Mona was also a choir conductor. [Leith Hill Festival website accessed 03 Feb 2010]
    • Interested in family history - special mention by Curtis
    Person ID I0080  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 24 Jul 2012 

    Father Samuel Harman Sturgis,   b. 26 Nov 1842, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Nov 1893, 10 Cleveland Gardens, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Sarah Emma Pontin,   b. abt 1848, Speenhamland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1921, 14 Princes Square, Bayswater Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 73 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1867  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Notes 
    • son Thomas G Sturgis b Bayswater abt 1868 resid with parents Apr 1871 & aunt Rosa Apr 1881
      son Arthur C Sturgis b Paddington abt 1869 resid with parents Apr 1871 & Apr 1891
    Family ID F0035  Family Group Sheet

    Family Edward Ernst Tatham,   b. 02 Apr 1866, Great Ryburgh Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1948, Royal Surrey County Hospital, Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Marriage 28 Jan 1898  St Mary Abbots, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location ; Type: Linked: 2 bro = 2 1x coz  [1, 3, 8, 9
    • On the 29th Jan., at S. Mary Abbot's, Kensington, by the Right Rev. the Lord Bishop of Peterborough, assisted by the Rev. Canon Pennefather (Vicar of the parish), the Rev. George E. Tatham, father of the bridegroom, and the Rev. Wm. Meaburn Tatham, brother of the bridegroom, Edward Ernst Tatham, of The Old Manor House, Carshalton, to Cicely Mary Sturgis, daughter of the late Samuel Harman Sturgis and Mrs. Sturgis, of Palace-court-mansions, W. [The Times; Morning Post]
    Association Family: Charles Edmund Tatham/Ethel Rose Hughes (F0032) (Relationship: 2 bro = 2 1x coz) 
    Notes 
    • 4 serv in 1901
    Children 
    +1. Philip Robert Tatham,   b. 31 Dec 1898, Abele Grove, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Dec 1976, Midhurst Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years)
     2. Mona Cicely Tatham,   b. 12 Sep 1901, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1991, Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    Photos
    Abele Grove, Epsom
    Abele Grove, Epsom
    Home of Edward Ernst Tatham & family in 1901
    Towerhill Manor, Gomshall
    Towerhill Manor, Gomshall
    Home of Edward Ernst Tatham & family in 1911
    Last Modified 01 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F0034  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 22 Nov 1874 - Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 13 Brunswick Gardens, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Pupil - Apr 1891 - Manor House, Brondesbury Park Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 28 Jan 1898 - St Mary Abbots, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - Type: Linked: 2 bro = 2 1x coz - 28 Jan 1898 - St Mary Abbots, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Abele Grove, Epsom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Towerhill Manor, Gomshall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1957 - Rack Close, Shere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 23 May 1971 - Worthing Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    George Edmund Tatham & Elizabeth Susan Block
    George Edmund Tatham & Elizabeth Susan Block
    Golden Wedding, 13 Oct 1907
    Tatham Banner - Leith Hill Music Festival
    Tatham Banner - Leith Hill Music Festival
    Awarded annually for Women's Song (Division 2).
    Presented in 1912 by Mrs Cicely Tatham (née Sturgis), conductor of Abinger, Festival Secretary and Vice President.
    Her daughter Mona was also a choir conductor.

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

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 26

    3. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kensington, 1Q1898.

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 6

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kensington, 1Q1875.

    6. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Worthing, 2Q1971.
      b 22 Nov 1874

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 16 b Bradshaw, Lancs

    8. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 01 Feb 1898.

    9. [S11] Newspaper, Standard, 03 Feb 1898.

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.

    11. [S33] Family Letters, Cicely Mary Sturgis, 07 May 1957.
      letter to Marjorie Tatham (Florence Marjorie Irwin Day)

    12. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    13. [S05] The Times, death notice, 25 May 1971.

    14. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kensington, 2Q1867.