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William Tatham

Male abt 1739 -



  • Name William Tatham  [1, 2
    Birth abt Mar 1738/39  Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    • Inconsistency in birth dates:
      - baptism 27 Mar 1738/39.
      - age 22 at marriage in 1765, ie born abt 1743.
      - described as 'eminent' at time of marriage, implying age > 22.
    Baptism 27 Mar 1739  St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Occupation 1765  Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location ; Linen Draper  [2
    Marriage 30 Sep 1765  St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4
    Jane Chrisop,   b. abt 1748, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Sworn 04 Jan 1764 as joint administrator of his father William's estate, with his mother Alice and her nephew John Stapylton Raisbeck.
    Person ID I0245  Tatham | Durham roots | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 01 Apr 2015 

    Father William Tatham,   b. 1708, Bishopton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jun 1758  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Alice Raisbeck,   b. 1708, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aft Sep 1779  (Age 71 years) 
    Marriage 25 Dec 1731  St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    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
    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
    Family ID F0049  Family Group Sheet

    Family Jane Chrisop,   b. abt 1748, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 30 Sep 1765  St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4
    • Mr Wm Tatham, a linen draper in Stockton, set off for Scotland with a young lady, about 17, and a handsome fortune, belonging to that place. [Newcastle Chronicle, 29 Sep 1765, cited by Thomas Richmond, in Local Records of Stockton and its Neighbourhood, ed 1868 p 72]
    • Monday was marr at Haddington, in Scotland, Mr William Tatham, an eminent Mercer, at Stockton, to Miss Chrisop. [Newcastle Courant, Sat 05 Oct 1765]
    • Wm Tatham of Stockton, Draper, aged 22, and Jane, dau of Thos. Chrisop, aged 17, of Stockton. [Durham Marriage Bond dated 11 Oct 1765, cited by Curtis citing Wood]
    Children 
     1. Thomas Lawrence Tatham,   b. est 1766, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Infant, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Alice Tatham,   b. est 1767, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Infant, Co Durham? Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 14 Aug 2013 
    Family ID F0216  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 27 Mar 1739 - St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Linen Draper - 1765 - Stockton-on-Tees Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Thomas, Stockton, 27 Mar 1739.

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

    3. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Thomas, Stockton-on-Tees, 16 Oct 1765.
      Joiner marriage index

    4. [S11] Newspaper, Newcastle Courant, 05 Oct 1765.
      marriage notice