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William Henry Tatham

Male 1857 - 1910  (53 years)


  • Name William Henry Tatham  [1, 2
    Known as "Harry" 
    Birth 20 Mar 1857  Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Marriage 1880    [1, 2
    Isabella Louise Ann Hodge,   b. est 1862, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1887, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation 1885  Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Agent  [4
    Residence 1885  Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    Occupation aft Oct 1885  Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Solicitor and Estate Agent  [1
    Residence aft Oct 1885  Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 5
    Marriage 17 Oct 1895  St Cyprian, Durban, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 6
    Daisy Florence Parker,   b. abt 1875, Durban, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1898, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Jan 1897  Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Auctioneer  [5
    Military Service abt 1899 - 1901  Anglo-Boer War  [1, 7
    • Secretary, Dundee Rifle Association. [7]
    Post/Rank/Title abt 1902 - 1904  Mayor of Dundee, Natal  [1
    Marriage 04 Jul 1905  Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 8
    Harriot Elizabeth Bailey,   b. abt Nov 1869, Panton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1951, Pinehurst, South Ascot Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service 1906  Lieut-Colonel, Natal Carbineers, in Zulu Rebellion  [1
    Decoration bef 1910  King's & Queen's Medals, & 3 Clasps  [1
    Post/Rank/Title bef 1910  JP  [1
    Death 17 May 1910  Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Burial 19 May 1910  St James, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    William Henry Tatham (1857-1910)
    William Henry Tatham (1857-1910)
    Burial register
    William Henry Tatham (1857-1910)
    William Henry Tatham (1857-1910)
    Gravestone, St James Churchyard, Dundee
    Notes 
    • William Henry Tatham, b. 20 March, 1857; d. 17 May, 1910; J.P., Solicitor, of Dundee, Natal, of which town he was the first Mayor, and was subsequently again Mayor. He served in the Boer War, 1899-1901; King's and Queen's Medals, and three Clasps. As Lieut.-Colonel in the Natal Carabineers, he served in the Zulu Rebellion of 1906. [Curtis]
    • William Henry Tatham was born in 1857 in Natal. He was the fifth son of Edmund Tatham. He was a Solicitor and JP and Estate Agent in Dundee, and was the first Mayor of Dundee in 1902/1904. Tatham Street in Dundee was named after him. He served in the Boer War (including the Siege of Ladysmith). He was Lieut. Colonel in the Natal Carbineers and served in the Zulu Rebellion of 1906. He died in 1910. [TFSA]
    • Committee member 1897: Dundee District Political Association, Dundee Building Loan and Investment Society, Dundee Permanent Building Society, Dundee Cricket Club (Vice-President) , Dundee Cycling and Amateur Athletic Club, Public Library (Dundee Proper), Dundee District Sporting Club, Dundee Lawn Tennis Club. [Natal Almanac, Directory and Yearly Register]
    • Took in a partner who bankrupted him. Built the church in Dundee and is buried there. [9]
    Person ID I1147  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 18 Feb 2013 

    Father Edmund Tatham,   b. 01 May 1822, Alpha Rd, Regents Park Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1880, Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 57 years) 
    Mother Letitia Maria Roth,   b. abt Mar 1816, King St, St James, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1900, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 84 years) 
    Marriage 30 Dec 1841  St Mark, Whitechapel Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 10, 11
    • Marriage solemnized at the District Church of St Mark's in the Parish of Whitechapel in the County of Middlesex.
      Page 5. No. 9. 1841. Dec 30th.
      Edmund Tatham, of full age, Bachelor, Clerk in Excise. Residence: Royal Mint. Father: Charles Heathcote Tatham, Gentleman.
      Letitia Maria Roth, of full age, Spinster. Father: Gaspard Roth, Gentleman.
      Married in the District Church of St Mark's, according to the Rites and Ceremonies of the Church of England, by Licence, by me, N Jones, Minister.
      This Marriage was solemnized between us, Edmd. Tatham, Letitia Maria Roth,
      in the presence of us, Richd. Moleson, Mary Ann Pearson.
    Edmund Tatham & Letitia Roth
    Edmund Tatham & Letitia Roth
    Marriage 30 Dec 1841
    Notes 
    • Passenger Arrivals: Edmund Tatham, Builder, + wife Letitia + children Marie E, Edmund, Lillias & George F; per "Sovereign" dep London/Plymouth 24 Nov 1849; arr Port Natal, Durban 24 Mar 1850. [Natal Witness]
    Family ID F0256  Family Group Sheet

    Family 1 Isabella Louise Ann Hodge,   b. est 1862, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Aug 1887, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 25 years) 
    Marriage 1880    [1, 2
    Children 
    +1. Julia Heathcote Tatham,   b. 16 Jul 1882, Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1964, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    +2. Mary Madeline Tatham,   b. 04 Apr 1884, Ladysmith, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1956, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years)
    +3. Letitia Louisa Tatham,   b. 30 Sep 1885, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1959, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    +4. Gertrude Isabella Tatham,   b. 23 Aug 1887, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Jun 1922, Newcastle, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Photos
    W H Tatham children
    W H Tatham children
    individuals not identified
    Last Modified 02 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F0357  Family Group Sheet

    Family 2 Daisy Florence Parker,   b. abt 1875, Durban, Natal? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1898, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 23 years) 
    Marriage 17 Oct 1895  St Cyprian, Durban, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 6
    William Henry Tatham & Daisy Florence Parker
    William Henry Tatham & Daisy Florence Parker
    Marriage register
    Children 
    +1. William Edmund Heathcote Tatham,   b. 02 Jan 1897, Sunnyside, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Aug 1955, Tramerton, Brooklyn Rd, Woking Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
    Last Modified 31 Jul 2012 
    Family ID F0385  Family Group Sheet

    Family 3 Harriot Elizabeth Bailey,   b. abt Nov 1869, Panton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1951, Pinehurst, South Ascot Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 81 years) 
    Marriage 04 Jul 1905  Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 8
    Children 
    +1. Edith Tatham,   b. 05 Mar 1907, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Feb 2003, Watford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    Last Modified 27 Jun 2012 
    Family ID F0389  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 20 Mar 1857 - Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Agent - 1885 - Ladysmith, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1885 - Ladysmith, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Solicitor and Estate Agent - aft Oct 1885 - Dundee, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - aft Oct 1885 - Dundee, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 17 Oct 1895 - St Cyprian, Durban, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 17 Oct 1895 - St Cyprian, Durban, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Auctioneer - Jan 1897 - Dundee, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 04 Jul 1905 - Cape Town, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 04 Jul 1905 - Cape Town, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 17 May 1910 - Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 19 May 1910 - St James, Dundee, Natal Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    William Henry Tatham (1856-1910)
    William Henry Tatham (1856-1910)
    from article by Gill Tatham on Ladysmith History
    William Henry Tatham (1857-1910)
    William Henry Tatham (1857-1910)
    Portrait photo

    Histories
    William Henry Tatham
    William Henry Tatham
    Entry in Natal Who's Who, 1906 (fragment)

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

    2. [S10] Tatham Family in South Africa, by Gill Tatham.

    3. [S23] Monumental Inscription.

    4. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, All Saints, Ladysmith, 25 Oct 1885.
      dau Letitia Louisa

    5. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St James, Dundee, 31 Jan 1897.
      son William

    6. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Cyprian, Durban, 17 Oct 1895.

    7. [S07] Other Sources, War Office: Campaign Medal and Award Rolls: South Africa.
      District Mounted Troops and Town Guards. Vol 2 (D - J). TNA ref WO 100/281

    8. [S63] Gill Tatham.

    9. [S03] Family Members, AWF.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Whitechapel, 4Q1841.

    11. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Mark, Whitechapel, 30 Dec 1841.