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Thomas Clarke Tatham

Male 1839 - 1914  (74 years)



  • Name Thomas Clarke Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    • perhaps usually known as "Clarke"
    Birth 05 Dec 1839  Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    • On the 5th inst., at Highgate, the wife of John L. Tatham, Esq., of Lincoln's-inn, of a son. [The Times]
    Baptism 06 Jan 1840  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Thomas Clarke Tatham (1839-1914)
    Thomas Clarke Tatham (1839-1914)
    Baptism register
    Residence Jun 1841  Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Education Apr 1849 - Dec 1857  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    • educated privately in Sussex per Cambridge University Alumni; possible transcription error
    Residence Mar 1851  1 The Villas, Highgate Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education abt 1858 - 1861  Trinity College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Education abt 1861 - 1864  Inner Temple, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • Thomas Clarke Tatham: admitted 29 Jan 1861, aged 21, of Trinity College, Cambridge; eldest son of John Lawrence Tatham, Esq., of Lincoln's Inn, Holborn; called to the bar 30 Apr 1864; died 01 Mar 1914 at Millbrook House, Highgate. [Inner Temple Admissions database, accessed 13 Apr 2010]
    Degree/Qualif. 1862  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [6
    Occupation 1864 - 1914  Barrister  [6, 9
    Degree/Qualif. 30 Apr 1864  Inner Temple, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location ; Barrister  [10
    Degree/Qualif. 1867  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [6
    Residence Sep 1879  Kings Bench Walk, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Marriage 03 Sep 1879  St John the Evangelist, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Caroline Newsam Kemplay,   b. 14 May 1843, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1915, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1881  Barrister-at-Law (in practice)  [15
    Residence Apr 1881  Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [15
    Post/Rank/Title 1886 -  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location ; Governor (Co-opted)  [8
    • Treasurer & Chairman 1909-1913
    • Mr T C Tatham, Chairman of the Governors of Highgate School in Jul 1913 [The Times 30 Jul 1913]
    Highgate School & the Tatham Family
    Highgate School & the Tatham Family
    Occupation Apr 1891  Barrister-at-law  [16
    Residence Apr 1891  7 South Cliff, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    Occupation 1897  Company Director  [17
    • Buenos Ayres New Tramways Company, Limited (chairman);
      Grand Junction Canal Company (member of committee);
      International Financial Society, Limited (director);
      Midland Uruguay Railway Company, Limited (director);
      Montevideo Gas Company, Limited (director);
      Porto Alegre and New Hamburg (Brazilian) Railway Company, Limited (chairman).
      [Directory of Directors, 1897]
    Residence 1900  4 Montagu Mansions, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [18
    Occupation Mar 1901  Barrister-at-law  [19
    Residence Mar 1901  Flat M, 4 Montagu Mansions, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [19
    Residence Nov 1902  4 Chatsworth Gardens, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [20
    Post/Rank/Title 1907  Master, Cholmely Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons  [8
    Post/Rank/Title 1909  Master, Curriers' Company  [8
    Occupation Apr 1911  Barrister-at-law  [21
    Residence Apr 1911  Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [21
    Death 01 Mar 1914  Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 6, 22, 23
    • On the 1st inst., Thomas Clarke Tatham, Barrister-at-Law, of Millbrook, West Hill, Highgate, in his 75th year. Funeral at 11:45 a.m. on Wednesday, at St. Michael's Church, Highgate (ten minutes by tram from Highgate Tube Station). [The Times, 03 Mar 1914]
    Burial 04 Mar 1914  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [22
    • Funeral service. Burial possibly in Highgate cemetery.
    Probate 25 Mar 1914  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 36,984 9s. 1d.  [24
    Notes 
    • Thomas Clarke Tatham, of West Hill, Highgate, and 1, King's Bench Walk, Temple, E.C., Barrister-at-Law, was b. Dec.,1839; M.A., Trin:Coll., Cambridge, 1867; adm. Student of the Inner Temple, 29 Jan.,1861, when aged 21; called to the Bar, 30 April,1864; a member of the N.E. and Midland circuits. Appears [in Directory of Directors] as Chairman of Committee, Grand Junction Canal; Director of International Financial Society; and Chairman of the Midland Uruguay, Montevideo Gas, and Porto Alegre and New Hamburg (Brazilian) Ry. Cos. [Curtis]
    • Thomas Clarke Tatham: Adm. pens. at Trinity, Feb. 17, 1858. [Eldest] s. of John Lawrence, barrister-at-law, of 6, New Square, Lincoln's Inn. B. [Dec. 5], 1839, at Highgate. School, Sussex (private)[?]. Matric. Michs. 1858; B.A. 1862; M.A. 1867. Adm. at the Inner Temple, June 29, 1861. Called to the Bar, Apr. 30, 1864. On the North-Eastern and Midland Circuits. Married, Sept. 3, 1879, Caroline Newsam, dau. of Christopher Kemplay, of Leeds. Resided at Highgate. Died Mar. 1, 1914. Father of Christopher K. (1900); brother of Francis H. (1863). (Law Lists; Inns of Court; Foster, Men at the Bar; The Times, Mar. 2, 1914.) [Cambridge University Alumni]
    • Hampstead Heath Extension -- The Committee for the Purchase of Parliament-hill and other Lands adjoining Hampstead-heath have received the following promises towards the sum of 52,500, which they have undertaken to raise by subscription for carrying out this great scheme:-- [...] Highgate [...] Mr. Allen Block - 250; Mrs. John Tatham - 100; Mr. T. C. Tatham - 50; Mr. C. M. Tatham - 50; [...] [The Times, 12 Nov 1887]
    • Chairman of United States Rolling Stock Company [The Times, 27 May 1886]
    • Presided at Old Cholmelians dinners:
      - 13 Jul 1880 at Ship Hotel, Greenwich;
      - 18 Dec 1907 at Trocadero;
      - 22 Dec 1908 at Trocadero. [8]
    • 'Thomas Clarke Tatham Leaving Exhibition', endowed at Highgate School in his memory.
    Person ID I1159  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2013 

    Father John Lawrence Tatham,   b. 07 May 1806, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Apr 1886, West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke,   b. 07 Jul 1817, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Nov 1896, West Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years) 
    Marriage 14 Sep 1837  St Michael, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [25, 26, 27, 28
    • On the 14th inst., at St. Michael's, Highgate, by the Rev. Samuel Mence, B.D., John Lawrence Tatham, Esq., of Lincoln's-inn, barrister-at-law, to Elizabeth Charlotte, only daughter of Thomas Clarke, Esq., of Craven-street, Strand. [The Times]
    • Witnesses: Thomas Clarke [her father], Elizabeth A Tatham [his sister], Mary Ann Cooper, Frances Shaw, J M Newton, Thos C Tatham [his brother], Rob Geo Clarke [her brother*], Thos T Tatham [his father].
      [* Robert George Clarke, born Feb 1819, articled 17 Nov 1835 to his father Thomas Clarke, solicitor & attorney, of Clarke, Fynmore & Fladgate, of Craven St, Strand]
    John Lawrence Tatham & Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke
    John Lawrence Tatham & Elizabeth Charlotte Clarke
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • 1841 census almost illegible:
      * John L Tatham, M, 35, barrister;
      * Charlotte? -do-, F, 20 [or 30];
      * Thomas ... -do-, M, 1;
      * [illegible: Walter?], M, 2 weeks;
      + nurse; + 3 FS.
    • 4 serv Apr 1861 & Apr 1871
      4 serv in Apr 1881 incl sick nurse
    Family ID F0362  Family Group Sheet

    Family Caroline Newsam Kemplay,   b. 14 May 1843, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1915, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Marriage 03 Sep 1879  St John the Evangelist, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 11, 12, 13, 14
    Thomas Clarke Tatham & Elizabeth Newsam Kemplay
    Thomas Clarke Tatham & Elizabeth Newsam Kemplay
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • 5 serv Apr 1881
    Children 
    +1. Christopher Kemplay Tatham,   b. 26 May 1881, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Mar 1970, Wood Cottage, Knebworth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     2. Geoffrey Bulmer Tatham,   b. 01 Jul 1883, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Mar 1918, Somme, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 34 years)
    Last Modified 15 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F0210  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 05 Dec 1839 - Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 06 Jan 1840 - St Michael, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1841 - Highgate Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Apr 1849 - Dec 1857 - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1851 - 1 The Villas, Highgate Hill, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1858 - 1861 - Trinity College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1861 - 1864 - Inner Temple, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1862 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - Barrister - 30 Apr 1864 - Inner Temple, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1867 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Sep 1879 - Kings Bench Walk, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 03 Sep 1879 - St John the Evangelist, Leeds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 03 Sep 1879 - St John the Evangelist, Leeds Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Governor (Co-opted) - 1886 - - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 7 South Cliff, Eastbourne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1900 - 4 Montagu Mansions, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Flat M, 4 Montagu Mansions, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Nov 1902 - 4 Chatsworth Gardens, Eastbourne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 01 Mar 1914 - Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 04 Mar 1914 - St Michael, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 36,984 9s. 1d. - 25 Mar 1914 - 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. [S01] Census, UK, 1841.
      age 1

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1851.

    4. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 07 Dec 1839.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Pancras, 4Q1839.

    6. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.

    7. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Michael, Highgate, 06 Jan 1840.

    8. [S20] School and College Registers, Highgate.

    9. [S05] The Times, death notice, 02 Mar 1914.
      in his 75th year

    10. [S07] Other Sources, Inner Temple Admissions database.

    11. [S11] Newspaper, Pall Mall Gazette, 05 Sep 1879.
      marriage notice

    12. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Leeds, 3Q1879.

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 31 yrs

    14. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St John, Leeds, 03 Sep 1879.

    15. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.

    16. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 51 b Highgate

    17. [S07] Other Sources, Directory of Directors.

    18. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni, sv son Christopher.

    19. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 61 b Highgate

    20. [S07] Other Sources, Inner Temple Admissions database.
      admission of son Christopher

    21. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 71 b Highgate

    22. [S05] The Times, death notice, 03 Mar 1914.

    23. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Pancras, 1Q1914.
      age 74

    24. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    25. [S53] Marriage Licence, Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations, 12 Sep 1837.

    26. [S50] Gentleman's Magazine, NS, VIII, p 418, 1837.
      cit. Curtis

    27. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Edmonton, 3Q1837.

    28. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 15 Sep 1837.