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Augustus Gould Turner  Tatham

Augustus Gould Turner Tatham

Male 1855 - 1926  (71 years)


  • Name Augustus Gould Turner Tatham  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Gus" 
    Birth 29 Apr 1855  Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4
    • born 29 Apr 1856 per entry in Natal Who's Who, 1906.
    Baptism 03 Jun 1855  St Peter, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • sponsors: Gould A Lucas, Lieut 73rd Regt; James Turner; Frances/Francis Allen.
    Augustus Gould Turner Tatham (1855-1926)
    Augustus Gould Turner Tatham (1855-1926)
    Baptism register
    Marriage 07 Jun 1882  East London, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Louisa Mary Murray,   b. 27 Jan 1856, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1950, Durban, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Military Service abt 1899 - 1901  Anglo-Boer War  [2, 4
    • Served over 2 years with British troops in late war, during which time had some interesting experiences. Holds King's and Queen's Medals (with bars Talana, Laing's Nek and Transvaal). [Natal Who's Who, 1906]
    Residence 1901 -  Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; mainly Pietermaritzburg, also Dundee  [3, 4
    Occupation 1906  Northern districts, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Life Assurance Agent, South African Mutual  [2, 3
    Post/Rank/Title 1906  Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location ; Town Councillor  [2, 3
    Death Dec 1926  Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • but described as "late" in CWGC entry for his son Russell, died 18 Jul 1916.
    Notes 
    • Augustus Gould Turner Tatham (Gus) was mainly of Pietermaritzburg, but lived in Dundee at some stage where he was a Town Councillor, and District Agent (Northern Districts, Natal) for South African Mutual Life Assurance Co. [TFSA]
    • 1897: Committee member: Dundee District Political Association; Dundee Public Library; Dundee Rifle Association. [Natal Almanac, Directory and Yearly Register]
    • Thought to have been a wheel- or wagon-wright with his father and a brother, in the Eastern Cape before moving back to Natal.
    Person ID I1234  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 20 May 2014 

    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   [4, 5, 6
    • 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 Louisa Mary Murray,   b. 27 Jan 1856, Cape Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Feb 1950, Durban, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 94 years) 
    Marriage 07 Jun 1882  East London, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Children 
    +1. Edmund Murray Tatham,   b. 12 Aug 1883, King William's Town, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 07 Apr 1974, Repton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 90 years)
    +2. Alfred Heathcote Tatham,   b. 19 Oct 1884, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1943, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years)
     3. Harold Carlyon Tatham,   b. 09 Aug 1886, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1939, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     4. Arthur Frederick Tatham,   b. 14 Feb 1888, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jun 1889, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 1 years)
    +5. Anne Letitia Louise Tatham,   b. 22 Sep 1889, South Africa Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1962, South Africa? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     6. Russell Pears Tatham,   b. 26 Jul 1891, Dundee, Natal Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Jul 1916, Delville Wood, France Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 24 years)
    Photos
    Murray Tatham family
    Murray Tatham family
    Pietermaritzburg, about 1937
    Last Modified 01 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F0206  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 29 Apr 1855 - Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 03 Jun 1855 - St Peter, Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 07 Jun 1882 - East London, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 07 Jun 1882 - East London, South Africa Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - mainly Pietermaritzburg, also Dundee - 1901 - - Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Life Assurance Agent, South African Mutual - 1906 - Northern districts, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Town Councillor - 1906 - Dundee, Natal Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Dec 1926 - Pietermaritzburg, Natal Link to Google Earth
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  • Histories
    Augustus Gould Turner Tatham (1856-1926)
    Augustus Gould Turner Tatham (1856-1926)
    Biography in Natal Who's Who, 1906

  • Sources 
    1. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St Peter, Pietermaritzburg, 03 Jun 1855.
      b 29 Apr 1855

    2. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who, Natal, 1906.

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

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

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

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