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Lawrence John Tatham

Male 1883 - 1961  (78 years)


  • Name Lawrence John Tatham  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Birth 15 Dec 1883  Hereford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 5, 6
    Residence Apr 1891  Vicarage, Wing Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Education abt 1897 - 1902  Marlborough College Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8
    Residence Mar 1901  Marlborough College Find all individuals with events at this location ; boarder  [7
    Education 1902 - 1905  Corpus Christi College, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Degree/Qualif. 1906  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [10
    • 3rd class, Lit. Hum.
    Education 1907  Wells Theological College Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Occupation 1908 - 1914  St Thomas, Bethnal Green Find all individuals with events at this location ; Curate  [10
    Degree/Qualif. 1909  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [9
    Ordination 1909  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; Priest, Church of England  [10
    Occupation Apr 1911  Clerk in holy orders  [11
    Residence Apr 1911  St Thomas Vicarage, Hassard St, Bethnal Green Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    • boarder with 2 other clergymen
    Education 1912  St Augustine's Missionary College, Canterbury Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation 1914 - 1928  Regina, SK Find all individuals with events at this location ; Missioner, Railway Mission  [8, 10
    • in charge of Empress section 1920-28
    Residence 1920  Swift Current Vicarage, SK Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Occupation 1928 - 1930  Saltcoats, SK Find all individuals with events at this location ; Rector  [10
    Occupation abt 1930 - 1944  North Kamloops, BC Find all individuals with events at this location ; Missioner, Thompson River (South)  [10
    • Rector of St James, Armstrong, BC, in 1931. [Curtis, MS additions to copy in SoG]
    Occupation 1955 - 1958  All Saints, Wing Find all individuals with events at this location ; Priest-in-charge  [13, 14
    • during interregnum
    Residence abt 1959 - 1961  1 Franklands Court, Burgess Hill Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6, 15
    Death 23 Dec 1961  Brighton General Hospital Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 15, 16, 17
    • On Dec. 23, 1961, after an operation, the Rev. Lawrence John Tatham, aged 78, of Franklands Court, Burgess Hill, formerly of Wing, Bucks, and for 30 years in the service of the church in Western Canada. Cremation at the Downs Crematorium, Bear Road, Brighton, tomorrow (Friday) at 10.45 a.m. Burial of the ashes in Wing Churchyard will take place at a later date.No flowers, please. [The Times]
    Burial 29 Dec 1961  Downs Crematorium, Brighton Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    • ashes buried in Wing Churchyard.
    Probate 19 Feb 1962  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 29,541 15s. 2d.  [15
    • Tatham the reverend Lawrence John of 1 Franklands Court Burgess Hill Sussex and care of The Canadian Imperial Bank of Commerce 2 Lombard Street London E.C.3 clerk died 23 December 1961 at The General Hospital Brighton Probate London 19 February to Cecil Francis Tatham [brother] solicitor. Effects 29541 15s. 2d. [NPC]
    • The Rev. Lawrence John Tatham, of Burgess Hill, Sussex, formerly Vicar of Wing, Buckinghamshire, and for 30 years in the service of the church in western Canada, left 29,541 gross, 29,412 net (duty paid 5,305). He left 1,000 to the Church of England Children's Society, 500 each to the House of the Sacred Mission, Kelham, Nottinghamshire, the College of the Resurrection, Mirfield, Yorkshire, National Trust, Polish Air Force Association, Society of St John the Evangelist, Cowley, Oxford, Church Army, Society for Promoting Christian Knowledge, St Dunstan's, Additional Curates' Society, British and Foreign Bible Society, Save the Children Fund, National Society for Religious Education, Universities Mission to Central Africa, Church of England Pensions Board, Historic Churches Preservation Trust, Actors' Church Union, Korean Mission, Friends of the Clergy Corporation, Clergy Orphan Corporation, Royal London Discharged Prisoners' Aid Society, Oxford Committee for Famine Relief, Royal National Mission to Deep Sea Fishermen, Children's Society Holiday Fund, Commonwealth Society for the Blind, and the Inter-Church Aid & Refugee Aid Service. Any balance in a Canadian bank account and Government of Canada bonds held at a bank in Canada was left equally between the diocesan funds of the dioceses of Qu'Appelle and Kootenay; and the residue to the SPG. [The Times, Latest Wills, 06 Mar 1962]
    Notes 
    • Tatham, Lawrence John. C.C.C. Ox. B.A. (3rd cl. Lit.Hum.) 1906, M.A. 1909. Wells Th. Coll. 1907. d 1908, p 1909 Lon. C. of St. Thos. Bethnal Green, 1908-14; Missr. Rwy. Miss. Regina, 1914-20; in c. of Empress section 1920-28; R. of Saltcoats, Sask. 1928-30; Miss. of Thompson River (South), Dio. Carib. from 1930. North Kamloops. B.C. Canada. [Crockford's 1932]
    • - passenger on Cunard "Orduna" arr Liverpool 02 Jul 1918: Laurence John Tatham, emb New York, 34, Clergyman, past res Canada, future res England, UK address Wing Vicarage, Leighton Buzzard.
      - passenger on Canadian Pacific "Montlaurier" arr Liverpool 17 Jan 1925: Lawrence Tatham, emb Saint John, 41, clergyman, 3rd class, past & future res Canada, UK addr Wing, Leighton Buzzard.
      - passenger on Cunard "Andania" arr Liverpool 08 Apr 1930: Lawrence Tatham, emb Halifax, 46, clerk, res Canada, UK addr "Dormers", Wing, Leighton Buzzard.
      - passenger on Cunard "Aurania" arr Plymouth 17 Jun 1935: Lawrence Tatham, emb Montreal, 51, priest, perm res Canada, UK addr Dormers, Wing, Leighton Buzzard.
      - passenger on Cunard "Rangitata" arr Liverpool 07 Aug 1944: Rev. Lawrence J Tatham, emb New York, 60, priest, past res Canada, future res England, UK address Wing Vicarage, Leighton Buzzard.
      - passenger on Holland-America "Dinteldijk" arr London 20 Oct 1959: Lawrence Tatham, emb Vancouver, b 15 Dec 1883, Reverend, past & future resid England, UK address 1 Franklands Court, Burgess Hill, Sussex.
    Person ID I1248  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 20 Sep 2012 

    Father Francis Henry Tatham,   b. 11 Nov 1844, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1918, Vicarage, Wing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother Bertha Mary Jackson,   b. 04 Sep 1845, Muswell Hill Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Sep 1918, Field House, 2 Bishopswood Rd, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Marriage 10 Aug 1875  All Saints, Fulham Find all individuals with events at this location   [18, 19, 20
    • Aug 10, at Fulham Church, by the father of the bride: the Rev. Francis Henry Tatham, M.A., Head Master of Hereford School, late Assistant Master at Westminster, youngest son of John Lawrence Tatham, of Highgate, and Lincoln's-inn, to Bertha Mary Jackson, fifth daughter of the Bishop of London [Berrow's Worcester Journal, 14 Aug 1875]
    Notes 
    • The lych gate at the church was erected in 1920 in memory of Francis & Bertha Tatham. A brass memorial inside the church records that "the lych gate entrance to the Churchyard in which they lie was erected by their many friends in order to perpetuate the memory of their saintly lives and devoted ministrations in this parish".
    • 5 serv. Apr 1891.
    Photos
    Francis Henry Tatham & Bertha Mary Jackson
    Francis Henry Tatham & Bertha Mary Jackson
    Memorial plaque in Wing Church
    Family ID F0211  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 15 Dec 1883 - Hereford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Vicarage, Wing Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1897 - 1902 - Marlborough College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - boarder - Mar 1901 - Marlborough College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1902 - 1905 - Corpus Christi College, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1906 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1907 - Wells Theological College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Curate - 1908 - 1914 - St Thomas, Bethnal Green Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1909 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOrdination - Priest, Church of England - 1909 - London Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - St Thomas Vicarage, Hassard St, Bethnal Green Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1912 - St Augustine's Missionary College, Canterbury Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Missioner, Railway Mission - 1914 - 1928 - Regina, SK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1920 - Swift Current Vicarage, SK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Rector - 1928 - 1930 - Saltcoats, SK Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Missioner, Thompson River (South) - abt 1930 - 1944 - North Kamloops, BC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Priest-in-charge - 1955 - 1958 - All Saints, Wing Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1959 - 1961 - 1 Franklands Court, Burgess Hill Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 23 Dec 1961 - Brighton General Hospital Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 29 Dec 1961 - Downs Crematorium, Brighton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 29,541 15s. 2d. - 19 Feb 1962 - 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, 1891.
      age 7 b Hereford

    3. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Brighton, 4Q1961.
      age 78

    4. [S05] The Times, death notice, 06 Mar 1962.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Hereford, 1Q1884.

    6. [S12] Passenger Lists, Dinteldijk, 20 Oct 1959.

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 17 b Hereford

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

    9. [S20] School and College Registers, Oxford University List.

    10. [S16] Crockford's Clerical Directory.

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 27 b Hereford

    12. [S07] Other Sources, Historic Canterbury.
      website accessed 22 Apr 2011

    13. [S05] The Times, latest wills, 06 Mar 1962.

    14. [S27] Personal Communication, Valerie Bonham.

    15. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    16. [S05] The Times, death notice, 28 Dec 1961.

    17. [S03] Family Members, CFT.

    18. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Fulham, 3Q1875.

    19. [S11] Newspaper, Daily News, 13 Aug 1875.
      marriage notice

    20. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 35 yrs