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Ralph Tatham

Male abt 1677 - 1742  (~ 65 years)



  • Name Ralph Tatham  [1, 2
    • Called "Ralph Lawrence Tatham of Little Stainton," in an early Tatham pedigree possessed by Dr. Ernest J. Tatham, of Cheltenham. [Curtis]
      [Probable confusion with his younger brother Lawrence.]
    Birth abt 1677  Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • age 64 at death
    Residence abt 1677 - 1705  Little Stainton Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Marriage 1701  Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Ann Mawer,   b. 1679, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Jun 1759, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence abt 1708 - 1742  Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 4
    • The Dwelling-House now in the Possession of Mr. Thomas Stelling of Little Stenton, nigh Bishopton, ... is to be sold. Enquire of Mr. William Raper of Tynemouth; Mr. Ralph Stoobs, Attorney in Darlington; Mr. Ralph Tatham of Bishopton, or Mr. Thomas Stelling of Little-Stenton, who will treat with any about the same. [Newcastle Courant, 16 May 1724]
    • A Dwelling-house, with a Malt-kiln, and other good Conveniencies for a Common Brewer, and a small Parcel of Ground behind the same, at Little Stainton, in the County of Durham, about 4 Miles from Darlington. Enquire of Mr Tatham, of Bishopton, or Mr Raisbeck, of Stockton. [ibid, 17 Apr 1736]
    Death 09 May 1742  Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    St Peter, Bishopton, Brass Memorial Tablet
    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]
    Burial 12 May 1742  St Peter, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • Here lies the body of Robert [recte: Ralph] Tatam, who departed this life May 9, 1742, aet. 64. [M.I. on a flat stone near the porch of the Parish Church, Bishopton, but apparently no longer in existence according to the present [abt 1925] Vicar, the Rev R H Reilly] [Curtis p.6, quoting Surtees vol 3 pp. 68-9]
    • Here lies the body of Ralph Tatham who departed this life May the 9th 1742 aged 64. [Bishopton Church: Monumental Inscriptions: On a flat stone near the porch] [An historical, topographical and descriptive view of the County Palatine of Durham, volume II, by E Mackenzie and M Ross, publ Mackenzie & Dent, Newcastle-upon-Tyne, 1834]
    Probate 02 Dec 1751  Durham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Will dated 13 Jul 1740 proved by his wife Anne at Durham 02 Dec 1751. [Curtis]
    Person ID I0138  Tatham | Durham roots | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 17 Feb 2014 

    Father Robert Tatham,   b. abt Aug 1652, Kirk Merrington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Mar 1680/81, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 28 years) 
    Mother Bridget Lawrence,   b. abt 1647, Billingham Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 29 Nov 1674  Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Robert Tatum married 29 Nov 1674 Bridget Lawrence, according to a copy of a chart in the possession of Capt. Alfred Seton Christopher. [Curtis]
    • The Durham Marriage Bond is dated 28 Nov 1674 and reads: 'Robert Tateoun, of Little Stainton, Yeo, and Bridgett Lowrence, Sp'. [Curtis]
    Notes 
    • References to other children in 1832 pedigree.
    Family ID F0048  Family Group Sheet

    Family Ann Mawer,   b. 1679, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Jun 1759, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Marriage 1701  Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Children 
    +1. Ralph Tatham,   b. 1702, Little Stainton? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Sep 1752, Sunderland Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years)
     2. Ann Tatham,   b. 1704, Little Stainton Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Bridget Tatham,   b. 1705, Little Stainton Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. William Tatham,   b. 1708, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1758  (Age 50 years)
     5. Thomas Tatham,   b. 1710, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Apr 1711, Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
     6. Robert Tatham,   b. abt 1711, Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1789, Co Durham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 78 years)
    +7. Sarah Tatham,   b. 1714, Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location
     8. John Tatham,   b. 1716, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Jul 1718, Bishopton? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 2 years)
     9. Hannah Tatham,   b. abt 1719, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location
     10. Catherine Cordelia Tatham,   b. abt Dec 1720, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Sep 1721, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     11. Catherine Cordelia Tatham,   b. abt Jan 1722, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F0046  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt 1677 - Co Durham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1677 - 1705 - Little Stainton Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1708 - 1742 - Bishopton Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsBurial - 12 May 1742 - St Peter, Bishopton Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S58] Surtees.

    3. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, NZ family.

    4. [S11] Newspaper, Newcastle Courant, 16 May 1724.

    5. [S23] Monumental Inscription, Bishopton Church.

    6. [S47] Burial Record, National Burial Index, 12 May 1742.
      Transcr Cleveland Family History Society