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Ralph Perceval Tatham

Male 1883 - 1961  (77 years)



  • Name Ralph Perceval Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 29 Sep 1883  Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    Residence Apr 1891  16 Lyndhurst Rd, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education 1898 - 1901  Winchester College Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    Occupation Apr 1911  Solicitor  [6
    Residence Apr 1911  16 Lyndhurst Rd, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Military Service May 1916 - Sep 1916  Artists' Rifles (28th London)  [1
    Military Service Sep 1916 - Mar 1917  RFA Cadet School  [1
    Military Service May 1917 - Feb 1919  Lieutenant, RASC  [1, 7
    Residence Jun 1917  Buller Barracks, Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Residence Jul 1917  27 Howitt Rd, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Marriage 03 Jul 1917  St Paul, Fairhaven, Ansdell Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 10, 11, 12
    Alberta Margaret Caton,   b. abt Nov 1889, Ditton, Widnes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1964, 57 Ennerdale Rd, Kew Gardens Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence 1921  Laburnum Cottage, Harrow-on-the-Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation aft 1921  11 Bedford Row, Holborn Find all individuals with events at this location ; Solicitor  [13, 14
    • Church, Adams & Tatham
    Residence 1929  Winton, West Hill, Harrow Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    Residence 1938  20 Lyndhurst Gardens, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    Residence abt 1939 - 1954  11 Turner Close, Hampstead Garden Suburb Find all individuals with events at this location   [15, 17
    Residence - Mar 1961  1 Park Gate, Somerhill Rd, Hove Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Death 17 Mar 1961  54 Marine Parade, Brighton Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 14, 18
    • On March 17th, 1961, after a long illness, Ralph Perceval Tatham, beloved husband of Margaret Tatham, of 1 Park Gate, Somerhill Road, Hove, and formerly of Messrs. Church, Adams, Tatham and Co. Funeral service Golders Green Crematorium, West Chapel, on Wednesday, March 22nd., at 12 noon. [The Times, 18 Mar 1961]
    Burial 22 Mar 1961  Golders Green Crematorium Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Probate 16 May 1961  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 32,212 13s. 7d.  [18
    • Tatham Ralph Perceval of 1 Park Gate Somerhill Road Hove Sussex died 17 March 1961 at 54 Marine Parade Brighton Probate London 16 May to John Duckett Floyd solicitor and Christopher Trevor Caton Tatham wine merchant. Effects 32212 13s. 7d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Ralph-Perceval, in 1921, of Laburnum Cottage, Harrow-on-the-Hill, and formerly of 27, Howitt Road, Hampstead. He was b. 29 Sep., 1883; educ. at Winchester; of the firm of Tatham & Procter, of 36, Lincoln's Inn Fields, W.C.2. On 1 April, 1925, this firm, - by now consisting only of R. P. Tatham, - amalgamated with the old firm of Church, Adams, Prior & Balmer, - the existing partners being Gilbert M. Prior, Arthur Balmer, and Eric W. Bell, - of 11 Bedford Row, W.C., to which address Mr. Tatham has removed.
      In the Great War he was in the Artists' Rifles (28th London) from May, 1916 - Sep. 1916; R.F.A., Cadet School, Sep.1916 - March 1917. Owing to an operation, he was transferred to the R.A.S.C., Cadet School, May-June,1917, when made 2nd Lieut., becoming Lieut.,R.A.S.C., Dec., 1918, He was demobilised in Feb., 1919. [Curtis]
    • Entered Common Time, 1898: Tatham, Ralph Perceval (E-1901/2), b. 29 Sep 1883, e.s of Joseph Perceval Tatham (Comm. 1862/1) and Florence Julia, d. of John Savill, barrister, Boleyns, Braintree; bro of J.S.T.; f. of C.T.C.T. Solicitor, 1906; partner Messrs. Tatham & Procter, 36 Lincoln's Inn Fields; Artists' Rifles; Lieut. R.A.S.C.; amalgamated with Church, Adams, Prior & Balmer as Church, Adams, Tatham & Co., 19 Lincoln's Inn Fields, W.C.2. Marr 9 July, 1917 Alberta Margaret, d. of Albert Caton. Address: 11, Turner Close, Meadway, N.W.11. Club: United Service. [Winchester College Register]
    • Interested in family history - special mention by Curtis. Set up provisional committee in 1923 with Curtis and Canon Edward Henry Ralph Tatham.
    Person ID I0898  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2013 

    Father Joseph Perceval Tatham,   b. 14 Jan 1849, The Mount, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1914, 16 Lyndhurst Rd, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Mother Florence Julia Savill,   b. 05 Feb 1861, Guildford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jan 1914, 16 Lyndhurst Rd, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1881  Brighton Find all individuals with events at this location   [19, 20
    Family ID F0288  Family Group Sheet

    Family Alberta Margaret Caton,   b. abt Nov 1889, Ditton, Widnes Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 09 May 1964, 57 Ennerdale Rd, Kew Gardens Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 74 years) 
    Marriage 03 Jul 1917  St Paul, Fairhaven, Ansdell Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 10, 11, 12
    • The marriage arranged between Mr R P Tatham and Miss A M Caton will take place very quietly at St Paul's Church, Fairhaven, on July 3. [The Times] [10]
    • On the 3rd July, at St. Paul's, Fairhaven, by the Rev. F. Knight, Ralph Percival Tatham, of 27, Howitt-road, Hampstead, eldest son of the late Mr. and Mrs. J. Perceval Tatham, to Alberta Margaret, youngest daughter of the late Albert Caton and Mrs. Caton, of Ansdell, Lancashire. [The Times] [11]
    Ralph Perceval Tatham & Alberta Margaret Caton
    Ralph Perceval Tatham & Alberta Margaret Caton
    Marriage register
    Children 
     1. John Ralph Caton Tatham,   b. 01 Mar 1920, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1956, Middlesex Hospital, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
    +2. Christopher Trevor Caton Tatham,   b. 08 Jun 1924, Hendon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 23 Jun 2006, Winchester Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years)
     3. Living
    +4. Philip Armine Caton Tatham,   b. 01 Jul 1930, 20 Lyndhurst Gardens, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1970, Tonbridge Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
    Last Modified 19 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F0289  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Sep 1883 - Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 16 Lyndhurst Rd, Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1898 - 1901 - Winchester College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - 16 Lyndhurst Rd, Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1917 - Buller Barracks, Aldershot Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jul 1917 - 27 Howitt Rd, Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 03 Jul 1917 - St Paul, Fairhaven, Ansdell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 03 Jul 1917 - St Paul, Fairhaven, Ansdell Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1921 - Laburnum Cottage, Harrow-on-the-Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Solicitor - aft 1921 - 11 Bedford Row, Holborn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1929 - Winton, West Hill, Harrow Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1938 - 20 Lyndhurst Gardens, Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1939 - 1954 - 11 Turner Close, Hampstead Garden Suburb Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - Mar 1961 - 1 Park Gate, Somerhill Rd, Hove Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 17 Mar 1961 - 54 Marine Parade, Brighton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 22 Mar 1961 - Golders Green Crematorium Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 32,212 13s. 7d. - 16 May 1961 - 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. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Hampstead, 4Q1883.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Brighton, 1Q1961.
      age 77

    5. [S20] School and College Registers, Winchester College.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 27 b Hampstead

    7. [S29] Medal Index Cards WW1.

    8. [S36] Marriage Certificate.

    9. [S05] The Times, 05 Jul 1917.

    10. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 20 Jun 1917.

    11. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 05 Jul 1917.

    12. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Fylde, 3Q1917.

    13. [S05] The Times, 01 Jul 2006.

    14. [S05] The Times, death notice, 20 Mar 1961.

    15. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    16. [S38] City & County Directories, London Post Office Directory, 1938.

    17. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 15 Jun 1954.
      son Philip

    18. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    19. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Brighton, 2Q1881.

    20. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 29 yrs