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Eric Tillyer Tatham

Male 1894 - 1982  (88 years)



  • Name Eric Tillyer Tatham  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 17 May 1894  Loseberry, Hare Lane, Claygate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7
    • On the 17th inst., at Loseberry, Claygate, the wife of Henry/Harry? T Tatham, of a son. [Morning Post]
    Baptism 11 Jul 1894  St Alban, Teddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Eric Tillyer Tatham (1894-1982)
    Eric Tillyer Tatham (1894-1982)
    Baptism register
    Residence Mar 1901  Loseberry, Hare Lane, Claygate Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Education 1908 - 1913  Eton College Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 8, 9
    Residence Apr 1911  St Andrew's School, Meads, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    • visitor with parents
    Military Service Aug 1914 - Dec 1914  1st Battn, King's Royal Rifle Corps  [4
    Military Service 1915 - 1917  Kings Royal Rifle Corps  [8
    • Feb-Aug 1915: Adjutant, 15th Battn, KRRC
    Military Service 1917 - 1919  War Office General Staff, Intelligence Div  [4, 8
    Occupation aft 1919  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; Stockbroker  [4
    Residence 1921  Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Marriage 19 Mar 1921  All Saints, Witley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 8, 11, 12
    Lettice Theresa Digby,   b. 16 Apr 1896, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Sep 1967, Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1925  17 Sloane Place, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Post/Rank/Title 1937  Sussex Find all individuals with events at this location ; JP  [8
    Military Service 1940  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; War Office  [14
    Military Service - 1944  Washington, DC Find all individuals with events at this location ; Lieut-Colonel, British Army Staff  [14
    Residence 1968  Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Death 02 Aug 1982  Cuckfield Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 15
    • Tatham, Eric Tillyer - Husband of the late Lettice Theresa at Cuckfield Hospital on 2nd August. Funeral 3.00 pm Friday 6th August at Wivelsfield. [The Times, 03 Aug 1982]
    Burial 06 Aug 1982  St Peter & St John the Baptist, Wivelsfield Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    Notes 
    • Eric Tillyer Tatham, of Kenterne, Haywards Heath, Sussex, b. 1894; educ. at Eton. In the Great War he left England, 12 Aug., 1914, with 1st Battn. King's Royal Rifle Corps; was invalided home, for 4 months; Adjutant to 15th Battn., K. R. R. C., Feb.-Aug., 1915, then invalided out of the Army, but later returned to work at the War Office, in the Winter of 1915-16; then invalided out again, but was taken back, and was attached to the General Staff, War Office Intelligence Division, until March, 1919. In partnership with his father [stockbrokers]. [Curtis]
    • possibly = Mr E T Tatham, elected chairman Philips Furnishing Stores Oct 1959 [The Times, 20 Oct 1959]
    Person ID I0831  Tatham | Crew branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 11 Dec 2014 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Alice Cornelia Meyer,   b. abt May 1869, St John's Wood Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Dec 1956, Tonbridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1893  Teddington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 16
    • marr 1896 per Curtis
    Notes 
    • 6 serv in Mar 1901
    Family ID F0266  Family Group Sheet

    Family Lettice Theresa Digby,   b. 16 Apr 1896, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Sep 1967, Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Engagement 01 Jul 1920    [17
    • The engagement is announced between Eric Tillyer, son of Harry Tillyer Tatham, of 63, Palace Court, and Lettice Theresa, eldest daughter of the late Lord Digby and the Dowager Lady Digby, of 16, Grosvenor-place. [The Times]
    Marriage 19 Mar 1921  All Saints, Witley, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 8, 11, 12
    • Owing to the mourning in the bride's family, the marriage will take place quietly to-day at All Saints, Witley, Surrey, of Mr Eric Tillyer Tatham, son of Mr H Tillyer Tatham, of 63 Palace-court, London, and the Hon Lettice Digby, eldest daughter of the late Lord Digby, of Cerne-Abbas, Dorset, and the Dowager Lady Digby, of Rockwood, Witley. Canon N G Barclay, of Charminster, Devon, will officiate, and Major Harry Hewat, RAF, will be best man.
      The bride, who will be given away by her uncle, Commander the Hon Gerald Digby, and will be attended by her youngest brother, the Hon Albert Elmar Digby, will wear a gown of embroidered ivory charmeuse, caught up at the left side with a long trail of orange blossom, and made with long tight fitting sleeves. The train is of silver gauze draped with old family lace, and it will be worn with a veil made of the same lace held in place with a wreath of orange blossom.
      There will be a small reception of relatives at the Dowager Lady Digby's residence, after which the bride and bridegroom will leave for their honeymoon, which will be spent in Guernsey. [The Times, 19 Mar 1921]
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Gerald Edward Tatham,   b. 07 Jun 1926, Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, Great Bay, Jamaica Find all individuals with events at this location
    +3. Living
    Last Modified 08 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F0267  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 17 May 1894 - Loseberry, Hare Lane, Claygate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 11 Jul 1894 - St Alban, Teddington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Loseberry, Hare Lane, Claygate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1908 - 1913 - Eton College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - St Andrew's School, Meads, Eastbourne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Stockbroker - aft 1919 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 19 Mar 1921 - All Saints, Witley, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 19 Mar 1921 - All Saints, Witley, Surrey Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - 17 Sloane Place, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - JP - 1937 - Sussex Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - War Office - 1940 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMilitary Service - Lieut-Colonel, British Army Staff - - 1944 - Washington, DC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1968 - Kenterne House, Haywards Heath Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 02 Aug 1982 - Cuckfield Hospital Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 06 Aug 1982 - St Peter & St John the Baptist, Wivelsfield Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg K/T, 2Q1894.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, Teddington, 11 Jul 1894.
      b 17 May 1894

    3. [S03] Family Members, MRT.

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

    5. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 19 May 1894.
      birth notice

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 6 b Claygate

    7. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Haywards Heath, 3Q1982.
      b 17 May 1894

    8. [S38] City & County Directories, Kelly's Handbooks / Kelly's Directories, 1958.

    9. [S20] School and College Registers, Eton.

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 16 b Esher

    11. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Hambledon, 1Q1921.

    12. [S13] thePeerage.com.

    13. [S38] City & County Directories, Kelly's Handbooks / Kelly's Directories, 1925.

    14. [S38] City & County Directories, Kelly's Handbooks / Kelly's Directories, 1968.

    15. [S05] The Times, death notice, 03 Aug 1982.

    16. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Kingston/T, 2Q1893.

    17. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 01 Jul 1920.