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Henry Edward Tatham

Male 1822 - 1901  (79 years)



  • Name Henry Edward Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 23 Aug 1822  Green Man's Lane, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Baptism 07 Oct 1822  St Alphage, London Wall Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Henry Edward Tatham (1822-1901)
    Henry Edward Tatham (1822-1901)
    Baptism register
    Occupation Jun 1841  Clerk  [7
    Residence Jun 1841  Albion Place, Thornhill Rd, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Occupation Mar 1851  Stock Broker  [6
    Residence Mar 1851  6 Albion Place, Islington Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Marriage 01 Nov 1855  St John the Baptist, Hampton Wick Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9
    Louisa Katharine Parkins Lack,   b. 04 Apr 1833, 9 Dorset Square, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1915, The Hall, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Mar 1858  20 Adelaide Rd North, St John's Wood Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Occupation Apr 1861  Warnford Court, Throgmorton Street, London Find all individuals with events at this location ; Stock Broker  [3, 11
    Residence Apr 1861  26 Talbot Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Occupation Apr 1871  Member of Stock Exchange  [4
    Residence Apr 1871  26 Talbot Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Residence aft 1871  Hampton Wick Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation Apr 1881  Stock Broker  [13
    Residence Apr 1881  26 Talbot Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Occupation Apr 1891  Stock Broker  [14
    Residence Apr 1891  Chesfield, Broom Rd, Hampton WIck Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Tatham's Island, Hampton Wick
    Tatham's Island, Hampton Wick
    Stephen's Ait was rented from the Thames Conservancy by Henry Edward Tatham (1822-1901). As he was always working on it, it was commonly spoken of as Tatham's Island. It was even named as such in the Ordnance Survey map of 1896, becoming Steven's Eyot in the 1913 map. Since 1960 it has been the base of the Small Boat Club.
    Financial 21 Jan 1896  Receiving Order  [15
    • City News: It is officially declared that Mr. Henry Edward Tatham and Mr. Gerald Hamilton Tatham, trading as H.E.Tatham and Co., were declared defaulters upon the Stock Exchange this day. [Morning Post, 14 Jan 1896]
    Residence abt 1897 - 1899  H M Prison Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    • Embezzled money & went to prison, including 100,000 of Charles Rudd Tatham's. [MS note in Curtis]
    • Full report in Old Bailey Trials; summary report in The Times. Judge sentenced him to 3 yrs penal servitude & said that he would have given 7 yrs but for the jury's recommendation to mercy & the defendant's age.
    Residence Mar 1901  Dewick Cottage, Wimborne Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Death 27 Nov 1901  Wimborne Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 17, 18
    Burial   Wimborne Cemetery Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Notes 
    • Henry Edward Tatham, b. 1822, and of the London Stock Exchange, was residing at 26 Talbot Square, W., when his four sons entered Harrow. Later he resided at Teddington. He rented Stephen's Ait from the Thames Conservancy, and, as he was always working on it, it was commonly spoken of as "Tatham's Island". He d. 27 Nov.,1901, aged 79, at Wimborne, Dorset; bur. in the Cemetery there. [Curtis]
    • His Armorial Book-plate is in the British Museum Collection; the Crest and Arms are identical with those of Ralph Tatham, M.B., of Sunderland, 1702-1752; except that for 3 Doves are substituted 3 Martlets, which are used by descendants of younger brothers, "for difference". Motto: "Veritatem". [Curtis]
    • Applied for passport 15 Aug 1851
    • 5 serv Apr 1861; 4 serv Apr 1871; 7 serv Apr 1891; 2 serv Mar 1901
    Person ID I0819  Tatham | Crew branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 28 Sep 2013 

    Father William Henry Tatham,   b. 13 Apr 1776, London Wall Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Nov 1858, Albion Rd, St John's Wood Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Mother Maria Jane Todd,   b. 30 Mar 1781, London Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1860, Finchley Rd, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 02 May 1816  St Alphage, London Wall Find all individuals with events at this location   [19, 20
    William Henry Tatham (1776-1858) & Maria Jane Todd (1781-1860)
    William Henry Tatham (1776-1858) & Maria Jane Todd (1781-1860)
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • 1 serv Mar 1851
    Family ID F0262  Family Group Sheet

    Family Louisa Katharine Parkins Lack,   b. 04 Apr 1833, 9 Dorset Square, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Nov 1915, The Hall, Bexhill-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Marriage 01 Nov 1855  St John the Baptist, Hampton Wick Find all individuals with events at this location   [8, 9
    Notes 
    • Housemaid wanted. October 24; age 25; under housemaid kept; three in family; wait at table occasionally; wages 18 [a year] all found; personal character; no fringe. -- Apply, by letter, to Mrs. H. E. Tatham, Hampton Wick. [Morning Post, 04 Oct 1895] [Three months later, Henry Edward Tatham was declared a defaulter on the Stock Exchange.]
    Children 
    +1. Gerald Hamilton Tatham,   b. 19 Sep 1856, 20 Adelaide Rd North, St John's Wood Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1935, Axbridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Harry Tillyer Tatham,   b. 15 Feb 1858, Adelaide Place, St John's Wood Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 08 Jun 1948, Greenways, Forest Row Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
     3. Lionel Sparhawke Tatham,   b. 08 Feb 1859, Adelaide Rd, St John's Wood Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Mar 1943, 17 Waverley Rd, Southsea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 84 years)
     4. Louisette Laurie Tatham,   b. 19 Aug 1860, Riverdale, Hampton, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1948, Milward House Nursing Home, 133 Milward Rd, Hastings Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +5. Hilda Tatham,   b. 22 Nov 1861, 26 Talbot Square, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1948, Clarence Nursing Home, Tunbridge Wells Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +6. Bertram Tatham,   b. 16 Sep 1864, Hampton, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 Jul 1923, Montford House, Green St, Sunbury-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 01 Apr 2015 
    Family ID F0265  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 23 Aug 1822 - Green Man's Lane, Islington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 07 Oct 1822 - St Alphage, London Wall Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Albion Place, Thornhill Rd, Islington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 6 Albion Place, Islington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 01 Nov 1855 - St John the Baptist, Hampton Wick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 01 Nov 1855 - St John the Baptist, Hampton Wick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1858 - 20 Adelaide Rd North, St John's Wood Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stock Broker - Apr 1861 - Warnford Court, Throgmorton Street, London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - 26 Talbot Square, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 26 Talbot Square, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - aft 1871 - Hampton Wick Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 26 Talbot Square, Paddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Chesfield, Broom Rd, Hampton WIck Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1897 - 1899 - H M Prison Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Dewick Cottage, Wimborne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 27 Nov 1901 - Wimborne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Wimborne Cemetery Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Alphage, London Wall, 07 Oct 1822.
      b 23 Aug 1822

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

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 48

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 78 b Islington

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.
      age 26 [sic]

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.

    8. [S50] Gentleman's Magazine, NS vol XLV p 179, 1856.
      cit Curtis

    9. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kingston/T, 4Q1855.

    10. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Mary, Kilburn, 28 Mar 1858.
      son Harry

    11. [S14] National Probate Calendar, 21 Jul 1862.
      executor of will of aunt Martha Tatham

    12. [S05] The Times, death notice, 06 Mar 1943.
      son Lionel

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    15. [S35] London Gazette, issue 26703 p 455, 24 Jan 1896.

    16. [S05] The Times, Central Criminal Court, 18 Dec 1896.

    17. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Wimborne, 4Q1901.
      age 79

    18. [S56] Death Duty Registers.

    19. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham, citing Eur. Mag., 1816.

    20. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Alphage, London Wall (IGI), 02 May 1816.