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    Person ID I0833  Tatham | Crew branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 08 May 2012 

    Father Eric Tillyer Tatham,   b. 17 May 1894, Loseberry, Hare Lane, Claygate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Aug 1982, Cuckfield Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Mother 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    [1
    • 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   [2, 3, 4, 5
    • 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]
    Family ID F0267  Family Group Sheet

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    Family ID F0572  Family Group Sheet

  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 01 Jul 1920.

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

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

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

    5. [S13] thePeerage.com.