Tathamfamilyhistory
The Tathams of County Durham
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]
William Reeve  Tatham

William Reeve Tatham

Male 1861 - 1904  (43 years)


  • Name William Reeve Tatham  [1, 2
    Known as "Reeve" 
    Birth 25 Mar 1861  Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Residence Apr 1871  Odsey Grange, Guilden Morden Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Education abt 1875  Belsize Manor, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    William Reeve Tatham (1861-1904)
    William Reeve Tatham (1861-1904)
    Book prize, Belsize Manor School, 1875:
    Natural History of Selborne, by Rev. Gilbert White
    Occupation abt 1881 - 1904  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location ; Tea planter  [1, 4
    • Reeve Tatham owned Dartry estate (tea) which was managed by his wife's brother, Dr Arthur Francis White. Another brother, Dr Lancelot Percy White, managed the adjoining estate (Orwell) whilst living on its edge at "The Nook". Both brothers seemed to prefer the easy planter's life to that of their medical professions. [3]
    Marriage 06 Jun 1885  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    Louisa Anna White,   b. abt 1861, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1953, Eight Acres, Wickham Bishops Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1901  Dickoya, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location ; Managing Director, South Waranajah Tea Estates  [6
    Residence - 1904  Dickoya, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Death 17 Aug 1904  Dartry Estate, Gampola, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 4, 7
    • 14 Aug 1904 per Curtis
    • Died at The Nook, Mahara, Gampola, Ceylon, the home of Lancelot Percy White, his wife's brother.
    Burial abt 19 Aug 1904  Christ Church, Warleigh, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 8
    • William Reeve Tatham, of South Wannarajah, Dickoya, 2nd son of the late Ralph Tatham, P.W.D., Ceylon. Born 25th March, 1861 ... died 17th August, 1904 aged 43 years. [Monumental inscription] [8]
    Christchurch, Warleigh, Ceylon
    Christchurch, Warleigh, Ceylon
    Burial place of William Reeve Tatham, first of the Tatham tea planters in Ceylon
    Probate 24 Jan 1905  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 11,553 8s. 10d.   [7
    • Tatham William of South Wanarajah Estate Dickoya Ceylon died 17 August 1904 at Dartry Estate Gampola Ceylon Probate London 24 January to Louisa Anna Tatham widow. Effects 11553 8s. 10d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Planter in Ceylon; b. 25 March, 1861; he appears, in 1901, as Managing Director in Ceylon of the South Waranajah Tea Estates Ltd., 30, Mincing Lane. He d. 14 Aug., 1904. [Curtis]
    Person ID I1127  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 17 Sep 2012 

    Father Ralph Tatham,   b. 03 Dec 1822, Charing Cross, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1884, 61 Lower Addiscombe, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Saunders,   b. 29 Jun 1837, Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1914, South Lodge, Broadwater Rd, Worthing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage 07 Dec 1856  Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 9
    • On the 6th ult., at Colombo, Ceylon, Ralph Tatham, Esq., to Mary Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the Hon. F. Saunders, Ceylon Civil Service. [Morning Post; The Times; etc]
    Family ID F0347  Family Group Sheet

    Family Louisa Anna White,   b. abt 1861, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1953, Eight Acres, Wickham Bishops Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Marriage 06 Jun 1885  Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    Children 
     1. Lancelot Reeve Tatham,   b. 09 Dec 1892, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Dec 1946, St Andrew's Hospital, Northampton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
    Last Modified 02 Apr 2011 
    Family ID F0348  Family Group Sheet

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 25 Mar 1861 - Colombo Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Odsey Grange, Guilden Morden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1875 - Belsize Manor, Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Tea planter - abt 1881 - 1904 - Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 06 Jun 1885 - Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 06 Jun 1885 - Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Managing Director, South Waranajah Tea Estates - 1901 - Dickoya, Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - - 1904 - Dickoya, Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 17 Aug 1904 - Dartry Estate, Gampola, Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - abt 19 Aug 1904 - Christ Church, Warleigh, Ceylon Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 11,553 8s. 10d. - 24 Jan 1905 - London Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : Town/District       : County/Region       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Photos
    William Reeve Tatham (1861-1904)
    William Reeve Tatham (1861-1904)
    Studio Portrait by Martin Jacoletts, Feb 1904
    William Reeve Tatham (1861-1904)
    William Reeve Tatham (1861-1904)
    Portrait by H Walter Barnett, of 12 Knightsbridge

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

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 10

    3. [S03] Family Members, CH.

    4. [S03] Family Members, RWTT.

    5. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, White family tree.
      from CH 02 Apr 2011

    6. [S07] Other Sources, Directory of Directors, 1901.
      cit. Curtis

    7. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    8. [S07] Other Sources, Tombstones and Monuments of Ceylon.
      cited by CH

    9. [S11] Newspaper, Caledonian Mercury , 20 Jan 1857.
      marriage notice