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Richard Heathcote Tatham

Male 1932 - 2012  (80 years)


  • Name Richard Heathcote Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Ricky" 
    Birth 19 Aug 1932  27 Welbeck St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3, 4
    • On Aug. 19, 1932, at 27, Welbeck-street, to Mary, wife of W. H. Tatham -- a son. [The Times]
    Education abt 1945 - 1950  Eton College Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Occupation Apr 1951 -  Army Officer, Coldstream Guards  [6, 7
    • Tatham, Richard Heathcote. Born 19/8/32. In ranks 204 dys. (Nat. Serv. List to 29/1/52). 2-Lt. 28/4/51. (A.E.R.O. Nat. Serv. List. 30/10/52). Coldm. Gds. 2-Lt. 19/8/53 (16/12/53). Lt. 4/3/54. (temp. Capt. 5/4/56 to 7/5/57). Capt. 19/8/59. [Army Graduation List, Feb 1961]
    Post/Rank/Title 05 Apr 1956 -  Captain  [6
    Occupation abt 1965 - 1995  Property development  [5
    • Later with Geo Wimpey
    Residence abt 1978 - 2012  Tide End, 47 Strawberry Vale, Twickenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Death 25 Sep 2012    [9
    • Tatham - Richard Heathcote, most loved wonderful husband of Ilona, father of Melinda and William, grandfather of Charles, George and Thomas. Died 25th September. We will love and miss him always. Funeral at St Mary's Church, Twickenham, at 12 noon on 5th October. [Telegraph Announcements, 29 Sep 2012]
    Richard Heathcote Tatham (1932-2002)
    Richard Heathcote Tatham (1932-2002)
    Service of Thanksgiving, St Mary, Twickenham, 05 Oct 2012
    Person ID I1226  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 06 Oct 2012 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Leigh Wood,   b. 26 May 1905, Paddington Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Aug 1975, St Thomas' Hospital, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Marriage 02 Jun 1927  St Mark, North Audley St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11, 12
    • The marriage took place yesterday, at St Mark's, North Audley-street, of Mr William Heathcote Tatham, only son of the late Mr and Mrs W H Tatham, of Dundee, Natal, and Miss Mary Leigh-Wood, only daughter of Sir James and Lady Leigh-Wood, of 24 Great Cumberland-place. The Rev W Pennyman and the Rev G Johnstone officiated.
      The bride, who was given away by her father, wore a gown of white satin beauté with long tight sleeves, the skirt and bodice embroidered with pearls and diamanté and bead fringes. Her tulle veil was held in place by a coronet of orange-blossom, and formed a train, and she carried a bouquet of white roses. The two bridesmaids, Miss Edith Tatham (sister of the bridegroom) and Miss Joan Dolbey, wore dresses of pale blue georgette trimmed with shaded blue fringe, with head-dresses of tissue and diamanté, and they carried bouquets of pink roses.
      The best man was Captain Lockhart, RE, and a reception was held after the ceremony by the bride's mother at 28, Great Cumberland Place. Among those present were:-
      Mrs Tatham, ... ... Captain and Mrs Wand Tetley, [apparently no other Tatham family guests].
      The bride and bridegroom afterwards left for a motoring honeymoon, Mrs Tatham wearing a pale green crêpe de Chine dress with a frisca coat to match, and a green and fawn hat. [The Times, 03 Jun 1927]
    Family ID F0387  Family Group Sheet

    Family Living 
    Children 
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    Last Modified 14 Oct 2014 
    Family ID F0358  Family Group Sheet

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  • Sources 
    1. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 29 Mar 1962.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Marylebone, 3Q1932.

    3. [S03] Family Members, MRT.

    4. [S05] The Times, birth notice, 20 Aug 1932.

    5. [S03] Family Members, DHT.

    6. [S37] Army Lists & Records, Army Gradation List, Feb 1961.

    7. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 10 Jun 1954.
      sister Angela

    8. [S03] Family Members, JH.

    9. [S11] Newspaper, Daily Telegraph, 29 Sep 2012.
      death notice

    10. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg St Geo Hanover Sq, 2Q1927.

    11. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 19 Apr 1927.

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