1792 - 1827 (35 years)
||Charles Tatham [1, 2, 3] |
||13 Feb 1792
||Sherburn House, Durham
[1, 2] |
||28 Jun 1792
||Sherburn Hospital, Durham
[1, 4] |
||04 Sep 1827
; Cause: Consumption [5, 6] |
- In memory of ... of Charles Tatham, his son, who died Sept. iv, MDCCCXXVII, aged XXXV years. [MI in Bishopton Church]
- date needs to be verified, as he was buried at Bishopton only 6 days later
||St Peter, Bishopton, Brass Memorial Tablet
The orginal stone monument was subsequently replaced by a brass tablet, now rather worn, 4 ft. x 2 ft., let into the lower end of the Chancel floor, forming the landing from the Sacrarium on to the Chancel floor, which has inscribed on it the following epitaphs, the date of the Vicar's death and the duration of his incumbency being here incorrectly stated.
In memory of the Rev. Ralph Tatham, B.A., xxiii years Vicar of this Parish, who died Jan. xi. mdcccxxii, aged lxxiv years;
and of Charles Tatham, his son, who died Sept. iv, mdcccxxvii, aged xxxv years.
Also of Ralph Tatham his Grand father who died May ix, mdccxlii, aged lxiv years. [Curtis]
||10 Sep 1827
||St Peter, Bishopton
- One of my Uncles, Charles Tatham, who used to ride a Spanish Donkey in hunting, was a victim to consumption, and died after going with his sister [Mary] to Madeira. I have been told that the poor donkey died through staking itself in leaping. [Charles Tatham Recollections]
||Tatham | Meaburn branch | Descendant - male line|
||10 Sep 2012 |
||Ralph Tatham, b. abt Aug 1751, Sunderland , d. 06 Jan 1825, Bishopton (Age ~ 73 years) |
||Anne Smith, b. abt Aug 1758, Co Durham , d. 09 Oct 1847, Rectory, Colkirk (Age ~ 89 years) |
||25 Sep 1776
||St Michael, Houghton-le-Spring
[7, 8] |
- Residence after 1784 not clear. Baptism registers of their children indicate that Ralph & Ann Tatham were living at or near Easington, Co. Durham 1787-1789, and at Sherburn in 1792. At some point after 1806 they moved to Bishopton following Ralph's appointment as Vicar. He died there in 1825.
- My Grandfather, the above named Ralph Tatham, was Vicar of Bishopton, Durham, and left surviving him his wife Anne (née Smith) and his six children, five sons: Ralph, [Thomas], William, Charles and Meaburn (my Father), and one daughter, my Aunt Mary. [Charles Tatham, Recollections]
||St Michael, Ingram|
Ralph Tatham, Curate, abt 1778-1795.
Church largely rebuilt in 1870s
||Sherburn Hospital, Durham|
Ralph Tatham, Chaplain, abt 1792-1809
Drawing by Samuel Grim, early 19th cent
||St Michael & All Angels, Addingham|
Ralph Tatham, Vicar, 1795-1825
||St Peter, Bishopton|
Ralph Tatham, Vicar, 1806-1825
Church almost completely rebuilt in 1846-7
||Family Bible - Meaburn Tathams|
Page 9: Copy from earlier family bible (Ralph Tatham), covering 1776-1798
||Family Group Sheet|
- [S06] Parish Registers, Sherburn Hospital: baptisms 1692-1812: Wood, Herbert Maxwell (IGI).
- [S28] Family Bible, Meaburn Tathams.
- [S06] Parish Registers, burials, St Peter, Bishopton, 10 Sep 1827.
transcr Cleveland Family History Society
- [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham, quoting Wood.
- [S23] Monumental Inscription, Bishopton Church.
- [S42] Charles Meaburn Tatham - Recollections.
- [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.
- [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Michael, Houghton-le-Spring, 25 Sep 1776.
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