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Mona Cicely Tatham

Female 1901 - 1991  (89 years)



  • Name Mona Cicely Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 12 Sep 1901  Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4, 5
    Residence Apr 1911  Towerhill Manor, Gomshall Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    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
    Residence abt 1925  Towerhill Manor, Gomshall Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 7
    • passengers on "Vondel" arr Southampton 29 Aug 1925: Edward E Tatham, 60, stock jobber; Mona S Tatham, 25; emb Genoa, perm res England, UK address Tower Hill, Gomshall, nr Guildford
    Residence 1929  25 Maida Hill West, Maida Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Occupation Sep 1944  CEMA  [9
    • Committee for Encouragement of Music and the Arts, set up in 1940 by John Maynard Keynes and others. Predecessor of Arts Council
    Occupation abt 1957  Assistant Music Director, Arts Council  [10, 11
    Residence abt 1960 - 1978  Rack Close, Shere Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 8, 12
    Decoration bef 1967  MBE  [8
    Death Mar 1991  Surrey S W Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Notes 
    • On 22 Sep 1944 at St Martin in the Fields, attended memorial service for Eda Kersey the violinist, representing CEMA. [+ other similar press notices]
    • Choir conductor: Abinger Choir etc, following her mother
    Person ID I0083  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 23 Sep 2013 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Cicely Mary Sturgis,   b. 22 Nov 1874, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 May 1971, Worthing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Marriage 28 Jan 1898  St Mary Abbots, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 13, 14, 15
    • 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
    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
    Family ID F0034  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Sep 1901 - Epsom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Towerhill Manor, Gomshall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1917 - - North Foreland Lodge, North Foreland Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1925 - Towerhill Manor, Gomshall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - 25 Maida Hill West, Maida Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1960 - 1978 - Rack Close, Shere Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Mar 1991 - Surrey S W Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    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. [S03] Family Members, MRT.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 9

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

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg S W Surrey, Mar 1991.
      b 12 Sep 1901

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Epsom, 4Q1901.

    6. [S57] Silvia Tatham - Diaries.

    7. [S12] Passenger Lists, Vondel, 29 Aug 1925.

    8. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    9. [S05] The Times, 23 Sep 1944.

    10. [S05] The Times, 13 Jul 1955.
      represented Arts Council at Requiem Mass for Mary Wolseley-Lewis

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

    12. [S03] Family Members, JH.

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

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

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