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Clara Susan  Miers

Clara Susan Miers

Female 1861 - 1945  (83 years)


  • Name Clara Susan Miers  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 19 Mar 1861  Edgbaston Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    Baptism abt Apr 1861  St Bartholomew, Edgbaston Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence Apr 1861  Norland House, 58 Hagley Road, Edgbaston Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7
    Residence 1862  Bohemia House, Chiswick Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Residence 1863  Stoneleigh Lodge, Grove Rd, Balham Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Residence Apr 1871  24 St Andrews, Hillingdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    • boarder + 2 other girls with Miss Jane Harvey, teacher
    Residence Apr 1881  Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Marriage 22 Dec 1883  St Mary, Shortlands Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 9
    Meaburn Talbot Tatham,   b. 09 Feb 1858, 6 Cleveland Gardens, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1937, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Aug 1886  19 Great College St, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence 1887 - 1945  Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Residence Apr 1891  Overthorpe House, Thornhill Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    • visiting family of William How, Bishop of Wakefield
    Residence Mar 1901  Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    • visiting parents
    Residence Apr 1911  Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Death 18 Mar 1945  Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Coronary thrombosis; Arterio sclerosis  [4, 15, 16
    • On March 18, 1945, on the eve of her 84th birthday, peacefully, at Northcourt House, Abingdon, Berks, Clara Susan, widow of Meaburn Talbot Tatham. No flowers. [The Times]
    • Mother never regained consciousness, & died at 3.20 on Sunday March 18th - so peacefully - the eve of her 84th birthday. [Silvia Tatham, diaries, vol xxxviii]
    Probate 30 Jul 1945  Llandudno Find all individuals with events at this location ; £100,192 15s. 4d.  [17
    • Tatham Clara Susan of Northcourt House Abingdon Berkshire widow died 18 March 1945 Probate Llandudno 30 July to Meaburn Tatham company director and Silvia Tatham spinster. Effects £100192 15s. 4d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • passengers on White Star "Majestic" arr Southampton 26 Apr 1929: name Tatham, ex Cherbourg, resid Northcourt House, Abingdon, Berks: Meaburn Talbot, 71, magistrate; Clara Susan, 68, housewife; Agnes Clara, 36, artist; Evelyn Margaret, 29, teacher
    Person ID I0291  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 28 Jun 2012 

    Father Francis Charles Miers,   b. 30 Jun 1821, Valparaiso, Chile Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Feb 1908, Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Mother Susan Mary Fry,   b. 30 Jun 1825, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 May 1922, Eden Cottage, Beckenham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 96 years) 
    Marriage 13 Oct 1850  British Consulate, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 18
    • marr 58 years ago per Apr 1911 census, ie 1852/1853.
    Notes 
    • 8 children per Apr 1911 census. of whom 7 then living.
    Photos
    Eden Cottage, Beckenham
    Eden Cottage, Beckenham
    Miers family home, 1880-1922
    Family ID F1127  Family Group Sheet

    Family Meaburn Talbot Tatham,   b. 09 Feb 1858, 6 Cleveland Gardens, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 04 Jan 1937, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 22 Dec 1883  St Mary, Shortlands Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 9
    • On the 22nd at St Mary's, Shortlands, by the Rev. G E Tatham, rector of Ryburgh, Norfolk, assisted by the Rev. H F Wolley, vicar of Shortlands, Meaburn Talbot Tatham, eldest son of Charles Meaburn Tatham, Esq., of 14 Cleveland Gardens, W., and Emberton, Bucks, to Clara Susan, third daughter of Francis Charles Miers, Esq, of Eden Cottage, Beckenham [The Times, 25 Dec 1883; Morning Post, 26 Dec 1883; Bromley Record, 01 Jan 1884]
    Notes 
    • 4 servants resid Apr 1891 (most of family away):
      * Mary J Barnett, cook, 35 b Wolverhampton;
      * Alice Sarah Smith, parlourmaid, 30 b Westminster;
      * Rose Davies, nurse, 29 b Newport, Mon;
      * Mary E Halford, housemaid, 26 b Toft, Lincs.
    • Northcourt House, Apr 1911: 24 rooms, with 5 servants living in (+ coachman at the lodge).
      * Leah Cooper, parlourmaid, 59 b Christchurch, Glos;
      * Emily Mary Figes, housemaid, 52 b Kensington;
      * Thirza Keen, lady's maid, 23 b Oddington, Glos;
      * Lena Dimmock, cook, 29 b Devonshire (town or parish unknown);
      * Emma Griselda Stevens, kitchenmaid, 17 b Bledington, Glos.
      +
      * William Badcock, coachman, 57 b Drayton.
      [1911 census]
    Children 
     1. Silvia Tatham,   b. 30 Jan 1885, 19 Great College St, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1958, Copford Place, Marks Tey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +2. Meaburn Tatham,   b. 14 Aug 1886, West Cliff Hotel, Cromer Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1976, Brambles, Arkley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years)
    +3. Mary Katharine Tatham,   b. 26 Nov 1889, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1968, Denmark Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     4. Agnes Clara Tatham,   b. 18 Jan 1893, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Sep 1972, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Evelyn Margaret Tatham,   b. 10 Sep 1899, Northcourt House, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Dec 1974, Abingdon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Photos
    Northcourt House, Abingdon
    Northcourt House, Abingdon
    Home of the Meaburn Tatham family
    Watercolour by Bernard C Gotch
    Meaburn Talbot Tatham & Clara Susan Miers
    Meaburn Talbot Tatham & Clara Susan Miers
    Abingdon abt 1905
    Last Modified 01 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F0004  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 19 Mar 1861 - Edgbaston Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - abt Apr 1861 - St Bartholomew, Edgbaston Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - Norland House, 58 Hagley Road, Edgbaston Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1862 - Bohemia House, Chiswick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1863 - Stoneleigh Lodge, Grove Rd, Balham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 24 St Andrews, Hillingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Eden Cottage, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 22 Dec 1883 - St Mary, Shortlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 22 Dec 1883 - St Mary, Shortlands Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aug 1886 - 19 Great College St, Westminster Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1887 - 1945 - Northcourt House, Abingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Overthorpe House, Thornhill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Eden Cottage, Beckenham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Northcourt House, Abingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Coronary thrombosis; Arterio sclerosis - 18 Mar 1945 - Northcourt House, Abingdon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - £100,192 15s. 4d. - 30 Jul 1945 - Llandudno Link to Google Earth
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    Clara Susan Miers (1861-1945)
    Clara Susan Miers (1861-1945)
    abt 1905
    Clara Susan Miers (1861-1945)
    Clara Susan Miers (1861-1945)
    at Northcourt abt 1940

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Kings Norton, 2Q1861.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Bromley, 4Q1883.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 20

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Abingdon, 1Q1945.
      age 83

    5. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Miers Pedigree.

    6. [S07] Other Sources, Mary Porter.
      The Diary of Henry Alexander Miers 1858-1942, 72 pp, Oxford 1973

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age < 1m

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.

    9. [S11] Newspaper, Bromley Record, 01 Jan 1884.
      marriage notice

    10. [S32] Birth Certificate.
      son Meaburn

    11. [S57] Silvia Tatham - Diaries.

    12. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.

    15. [S05] The Times, death notice, 20 Mar 1945.

    16. [S41] Death Certificate.

    17. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    18. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 58 yrs [sic]