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John Lawrence Tatham

Male 1806 - 1886  (79 years)



  • Name John Lawrence Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 07 May 1806  Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Baptism 15 Jun 1806  Highgate Chapel Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    John Lawrence Tatham (1806-1886)
    John Lawrence Tatham (1806-1886)
    Baptism register
    Education 1829 - 1834  Gray's Inn, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • admitted 23 Jan 1829: John Lawrence Tatham, aged 22, eldest son of Thomas Trevor T., of Highgate, Middlesex, Esq. [Register of Admissions, Gray's Inn]
    Degree/Qualif. 29 Jan 1834  Gray's Inn, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location ; Barrister  [1
    Marriage 14 Sep 1837  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8, 9, 10
    Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke,   b. 07 Jul 1817, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1896, West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Jun 1841  Barrister  [3
    Residence Jun 1841  Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation Mar 1851  Barrister in actual practice  [2
    Residence Mar 1851  1 The Villas, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Post/Rank/Title 1857 - 1886  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location ; Governor (co-opted)  [11
    Occupation Apr 1861  Barrister (Conveyancer) in actual practice  [12
    Residence Apr 1861  West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation 1866  6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location ; Barrister  [1, 13
    Occupation Apr 1871  Barrister in actual practice  [14
    Residence Apr 1871  West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Post/Rank/Title 1873  Gray's Inn, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location ; Treasurer  [15
    Occupation Apr 1881  Barrister in Actual Practice  [16
    Residence Apr 1881  West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 16
    Post/Rank/Title 1882 - 1886  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location ; Treasurer  [11
    Death 16 Apr 1886  West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 17, 18, 19, 20
    • On the 16th inst., at West-hill, Highgate, John Lawrence Tatham, late of 6, New-square, Lincoln's-inn, Barrister-at-law, and Bencher of the Hon. Society of Grays-inn, in his 80th year. The funeral service will take place at St. Michael's Church, Highgate, on Wednesday next, at noon. [The Times, Tue 20 Apr 1886]
    • To the glory of God. In loving remembrance of John Lawrence Tatham, of West Hill, Highgate, barrister-at-law, born 7th May 1806, died 16 April 1886, and of Elizabeth Charlotte, his wife, born 7th July 1818, died 25th November 1896. This tablet is dedicated by their sons and daughters 1898. "Blessed are they that fear the Lord and walk in his ways."
    • died May 1886 per Curtis
    John Lawrence Tatham & Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke
    John Lawrence Tatham & Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke
    Monumental Inscription, St Michael, Highgate
    Burial 21 Apr 1886  Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [19
    Probate 22 May 1886  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 12,537 2s. 7d.  [20
    • The Will of John Lawrence Tatham late of Lincoln's Inn and of West Hill Highgate both in the County of Middlesex Esquire Barrister-at-Law who died 16 April 1886 at West Hill was proved at the Principal Registry by Cecil George Tatham of West Hill Gentleman the Son and Edward Beaumont of 6 New-square Lincoln's Inn Esquire Barrister-at-Law two of the Executors. 22 May. Personal Estate 12,537 2s. 7d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Adm to Gray's Inn 23 Jan 1829 age 22 and called to the Bar 29 Jan 1834; adm to Lincoln's Inn 24 Feb 1849; Bencher 19 Dec 1866; Treasurer 1873. [Curtis citing: Foster, Hand List of Members-at-the Bar, 1866; Law Times, 1 May 1886 p 15; Frederic Boase, Mod Eng Biog, vol III, 1901.]
    • Chambers at 6 New Court, Lincoln's Inn, same as his son-in-law Edward Beaumont. Described (> 40 years after his death) in Beaumont's obituary as the well-known conveyancer.
    Person ID I0258  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 21 Sep 2012 

    Father Thomas Trevor Tatham,   b. 28 Mar 1779, Rotherhithe Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1866, North Rd, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Pobgee,   b. abt 1779, East Grinstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Oct 1855, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Marriage abt Nov 1799    [1
    • marriage record not yet traced
    • married for 55 years
    Notes 
    • 54 known grandchildren
    Family ID F0088  Family Group Sheet

    Family Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke,   b. 07 Jul 1817, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1896, West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 14 Sep 1837  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8, 9, 10
    • On the 14th inst., at St. Michael's, Highgate, by the Rev. Samuel Mence, B.D., John Lawrence Tatham, Esq., of Lincoln's-inn, barrister-at-law, to Elizabeth Charlotte, only daughter of Thomas Clarke, Esq., of Craven-street, Strand. [The Times]
    • Witnesses: Thomas Clarke [her father], Elizabeth A Tatham [his sister], Mary Ann Cooper, Frances Shaw, J M Newton, Thos C Tatham [his brother], Rob Geo Clarke [her brother*], Thos T Tatham [his father].
      [* Robert George Clarke, born Feb 1819, articled 17 Nov 1835 to his father Thomas Clarke, solicitor & attorney, of Clarke, Fynmore & Fladgate, of Craven St, Strand]
    John Lawrence Tatham & Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke
    John Lawrence Tatham & Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • 1841 census almost illegible:
      * John L Tatham, M, 35, barrister;
      * Charlotte? -do-, F, 20 [or 30];
      * Thomas ... -do-, M, 1;
      * [illegible: Walter?], M, 2 weeks;
      + nurse; + 3 FS.
    • 4 serv Apr 1861 & Apr 1871
      4 serv in Apr 1881 incl sick nurse
    Children 
    +1. Thomas Clarke Tatham,   b. 05 Dec 1839, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1914, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
     2. Walter John Tatham,   b. 21 May 1841, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Aug 1923, 67 Inverness Terrace, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Cecil George Tatham,   b. 05 Oct 1842, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Oct 1890, 115 Marine Parade, Brighton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 48 years)
    +4. Francis Henry Tatham,   b. 11 Nov 1844, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1918, Vicarage, Wing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +5. Elizabeth Helen Tatham,   b. 19 Sep 1846, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jul 1912, 29 Argyll Rd, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
    +6. Frances Mary Tatham,   b. 11 Aug 1848, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1886, 22 The Grove, The Boltons, South Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years)
    +7. Alice Henrietta Tatham,   b. 15 Dec 1850, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Dec 1934, 2 Cottesmore Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     8. Emmeline Susan Tatham,   b. 12 Sep 1852, West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1933, 48 Holland St, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     9. Ethel Maria Jane Tatham,   b. 16 Apr 1854, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Jan 1866, West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 11 years)
    Last Modified 25 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F0362  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 07 May 1806 - Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 15 Jun 1806 - Highgate Chapel Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1829 - 1834 - Gray's Inn, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - Barrister - 29 Jan 1834 - Gray's Inn, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 14 Sep 1837 - St Michael, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 14 Sep 1837 - St Michael, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Highgate Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 1 The Villas, Highgate Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Governor (co-opted) - 1857 - 1886 - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - West Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Barrister - 1866 - 6 New Square, Lincoln's Inn, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - West Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Treasurer - 1873 - Gray's Inn, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - West Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Treasurer - 1882 - 1886 - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 16 Apr 1886 - West Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 21 Apr 1886 - Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 12,537 2s. 7d. - 22 May 1886 - London Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 44

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age abt 35 b Middlesex

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 64

    5. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Michael, Highgate, 15 Jun 1806.
      b 07 May 1806

    6. [S07] Other Sources, Register of admissions to Gray's Inn, 1521-1889.

    7. [S53] Marriage Licence, Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations, 12 Sep 1837.

    8. [S50] Gentleman's Magazine, NS, VIII, p 418, 1837.
      cit. Curtis

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Edmonton, 3Q1837.

    10. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 15 Sep 1837.

    11. [S20] School and College Registers, Highgate.

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.

    13. [S14] National Probate Calendar, 1866.
      an executor of his father's will

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.

    15. [S07] Other Sources, Gray's Inn, List of Treasurers.
      website accessed 22 Sep 2010

    16. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.

    17. [S23] Monumental Inscription, St Michael, Highgate.
      cit. Curtis

    18. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Pancras, 2Q1886.
      age 79

    19. [S05] The Times, death notice, 20 Apr 1886.

    20. [S14] National Probate Calendar.