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Alice Raisbeck

Female 1708 - aft 1779  (71 years)



  • Name Alice Raisbeck  [1, 2
    • said to sign herself "A S Tatham" in letter 13 Sep 1779
    Birth 1708  Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Marriage 25 Dec 1731  St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    William Tatham,   b. 1708, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1758 
    Occupation 1755  Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location ; Milliner  [4
    • Mrs Mary Pearson, Dyer in the Close, Newcastle, hereby gives notice, that she carries on the business of Silk-Dying, by experienced workmen from London, as in the late Mr. Pearson's time; where all sorts of silks, brocades, damasks, satins, shagrins, Turkey mantuas, etc, are cleaned, dyed and calendered; she also cleans all sorts of wrought beds and sewed work; cleans and dyes scarlet cloaks and plaids; cleans and glazes chintzes and linens of all kinds; cleans, dyes and waters harrateens, and stuff beds of all sorts, and cleans, dyes and calenders all sorts of woollen goods and linen jerseys; she likewise discharges, dyes, frames and waters all sorts of tabbies, paduasoys, lutestrings, ducapes, burdets, dunjarees, mohairs, etc, to patterns or directions, and dyes worsted or woollen cloth, Saxon green or blue.
      Any of the above goods are taken in by Mrs. Manney Thomson, at her shop, West End, Luckenbooths, Edinburgh; [...]; Mrs. Tatham, Milliner in Stockton; [...]; and at the above Mrs. Pearson's shop, Tyne-bridge-end, or at her house without the Close-gate; who will be accountable for all the goods which come to the above-mentioned persons hands; and all persons who favour her with their work may depend upon having it done as well, expeditiously and cheap as at London or elsewhere. [Caledonian Mercury, 18 Oct 1755]
    Residence 1779  Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Alice Raisbeck - letter to her son Thomas Tatham, R.N.
    Alice Raisbeck - letter to her son Thomas Tatham, R.N.
    Death aft Sep 1779    [2
    Notes 
    • for supposed link with "the celebrated wit Lord Alvanley", see note under her daughter Ann Tatham.
    • granted the administration of her husband's estate 12 Jan 1764 [Raine's Test. Ebor. V.105; quoted by Wood; quoted by Curtis]
    Person ID I0239  Tatham | Durham roots | Spouse
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2014 

    Father William Raisbeck,   b. est 1667, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. est 1730, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Mother Esther Rudd,   b. abt Feb 1672/73, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Mar 1738/39, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 66 years) 
    Marriage 19 Aug 1695  St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish St, London Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    William Raisbeck & Esther Rudd
    William Raisbeck & Esther Rudd
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • son James, of Stockton and Darlington; Mayor of Stockton, 1736, 1742, 1746, and 1756. Marr at Long Newton 26 Oct 1725 to Jane Colling, of Hurworth. 1 son, 2 daus: Thomas, d. unmarr Jun 1793; Anne, marr Thomas Sheen, of Newcastle, daus; Jane, marr Thomas Bone, of Newcastle. [1]
    • son Thomas, of Stockton, and of the City of Durham; solicitor; Mayor of Stockton 1737, 1738, 1747 and 1757; born abt 1702, died Feb 1765 age 63. Marr Sarah, 4th dau. of the Rev. Henry Stapylton, Rector of Thornton Watlass, and Marske, Yorks; born abt 1702, died 29 Sep 1783 age 81. 2 sons: William; John Stapylton.
      Founder in 1725 of Stockton law firm; passed in 1765 to his son John Stapylton Raisbeck; then in 1793 to his son Leonard Raisbeck, one of the promoters of the Stockton and Darlington railway. Firm taken over by George Newby in 1840 and still in business as Newbys Solicitors in 2013. [1]
    • son William, single, bur Stockton 07 Sep 1719. [FHL film #1894159, ref ID 18]
    Family ID F0369  Family Group Sheet

    Family William Tatham,   b. 1708, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1758  (Age 50 years) 
    Marriage 25 Dec 1731  St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    William Tatham & Alice Raisbeck
    William Tatham & Alice Raisbeck
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • Curtis states that there were 12 children, of whom 7 died young. However he elsewhere records that 7 of them were married, and that 2 others (John, Charles) lived beyond childhood.
    • NZ family tree shows 3 more daughters, died in infancy
    Children 
    +1. Ralph Tatham,   b. abt Nov 1732, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Dec 1779, Castle & Falcon, Aldersgate St, London Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 47 years)
    +2. Thomas Tatham,   b. 1734, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt 1780, At sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 46 years)
     3. Esther Tatham,   b. 1736, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. William Tatham,   b. abt Mar 1738/39, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location
    +5. Lawrence Tatham,   b. abt Jul 1741, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Dec 1830, London Wall Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 89 years)
    +6. Ann Tatham,   b. 17 Sep 1743, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jan 1784, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years)
     7. John Tatham,   b. abt Feb 1746/47, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. est 1775, Lisbon, Portugal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 27 years)
     8. Alice Tatham,   b. 1748, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location
     9. Charles Tatham,   b. abt Nov 1751, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. est 1776, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 24 years)
    Photos
    Stockton-on-Tees, 1790
    Stockton-on-Tees, 1790
    High St, from N.
    St Thomas' Church on L.
    Documents
    Children of William Tatham & Alice Raisbeck
    Children of William Tatham & Alice Raisbeck
    Baptisms at St Thomas, Stockton, from 1732
    Last Modified 21 Aug 2014 
    Family ID F0049  Family Group Sheet

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

    2. [S33] Family Letters, Alice Raisbeck, 17 Sep 1779.
      to her son Thomas

    3. [S03] Family Members, CFT.

    4. [S11] Newspaper, Caledonian Mercury, 18 Oct 1755.
      advertisement

    5. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Mary Magdalen, Old Fish St, 19 Aug 1695.