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Edward Henry Ralph Tatham

Male 1857 - 1938  (80 years)



  • Name Edward Henry Ralph Tatham  [1, 2, 3, 4
    • birth reg in BMD index as Gerard Ralph Tatham
    Birth 01 Jun 1857  Vicarage, Dallington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4, 5, 6
    Baptism 26 Jul 1857  St Giles, Dallington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence Apr 1861  Vicarage, Dallington Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Education Apr 1868 - Jul 1877  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 7
    • Dyne Prizes: History (1873, 1874, 1875, 1876); Divinity (1875, 1876).
      Head of School: 1875-76. [7]
    Residence Apr 1871  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Education abt 1876 - 1880  Brasenose College, Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    • Highgate School Exhibitioner; Open Scholar; Hulmeian Exhibitioner; Lothian History Prize. [7]
    Degree/Qualif. 1880  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [1
    • 2nd class Mods; 3rd Class Lit Hum. [7]
    Occupation Apr 1881  Student of Theology, BA, Brasenose College Oxford  [9
    Residence Apr 1881  Vicarage, Dallington Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Occupation abt 1882 - 1883  Curate of St Mary Magdalene, Oxford; Chaplain of Brasenose College  [1
    Ordination 1882  Priest, Church of England  [1
    Degree/Qualif. 1883  Oxford University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [1
    Occupation abt 1884 - 1887  Tutor in the Schola Cancelarii, Lincoln  [1
    Occupation aft 1887  Rector of Well with Dexthorpe and Claxby  [1
    Marriage 21 Aug 1888  Holy Trinity, Hagworthingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 10, 11, 12
    Eliza Florence Conington,   b. abt Nov 1868, Hagworthingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1961, Birchy Hill Nursing Home, Sway, Lymington Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Apr 1891  Rector of Well with Claxby  [13
    Residence Apr 1891  Rectory, Claxby Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    Occupation Mar 1901  Clergyman, Church of England  [14
    Residence Mar 1901  Rectory, Claxby Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    • shown in census as The Vicarage
    Occupation Apr 1911  St Andrew, Claxby Find all individuals with events at this location ; Clerk in Holy Orders, Established Church  [3
    Residence Apr 1911  Rectory, Claxby Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Post/Rank/Title 1915 - 1938  Lincoln Find all individuals with events at this location ; Canon of Lincoln Cathedral  [1, 15
    Residence 1938  Jock's Lodge, Lodsworth Common Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    Death 12 Feb 1938  Jock's Lodge, Lodsworth Common Find all individuals with events at this location   [15, 17
    • On Feb. 12, 1938, at Lodsworth, Edward Henry Ralph Tatham, Priest, Canon of Lincoln, aged 80 years. [The Times]
    Probate 02 Apr 1938  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £2,980 11s. 8d.  [18
    • Tatham the reverend Edward Henry Ralph of Jock's Lodge Lodsworth near Petworth Sussex clerk died 12 February 1938 Probate London 2 April to Westminster Bank Limited and Eliza Florence Tatham widow. Effects £2980 11s. 8d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • The Rev. Canon Edward Henry Ralph Tatham, of Claxby Rectory, Alford, co. Lincoln; fifth child, named Edward, after his father's second cousin, Rear-Adm. Edward Tatham, C.B. ; b.1 June, 1857, at Dallington, Sussex; educ. at Highgate School (Exhibitioner); Brasenose Coll., Oxford, Open Scholar and Hulmeian Exhibitioner; Classical Hons. in Mods. and Lit. Hum.; B.A.,1880; M.A.,1883; F.S.A.; Lothian Histl. Essay Prize, 1881; Deacon, 1881; Priest,1882; Curate of St. Mary Magdalene, Oxford; Chaplain of B.N.C., 1882-83; Tutor in the Scholar Cancelarii, Lincoln, (Bishop's Hostel), 1884-87. Rector of Well with Dexthorpe and Claxby, near Alford, Lincs., since 1887; Canon and Prebendary of Centum Solidorum in Lincoln Cathedral since 1915. Publications: John Sobieski, (Lothian Essay), 1881; Lincolnshire in Roman Times, 1902; contributed to Sussex Archaeological Collection, 1889-92; and a History of Well, to Lincs. Society Vol., 1910; contributed papers to English Hist. Review, 1895, on Erasmus in Italy, and to the Fortnightly Review on Petrarch's Library, and Letters of Landor; also to Memorials of Old Lincolnshire, chapters on the Romans in Lincs., and Lincs. in the Civil War. Canon Tatham, who has been a reviewer for many years in Literature, the Athenaeum and the Times Literary Supplement, has commenced to publish his monumental work, Francesco Petrarch, the First Modern Man of Letters. His Life and Correspondence; Vol.I. Early Years, and Lyric Poems, was issued in 1925; Vol.II. Secluded Study and Public Fame, appearing June, 1926. Both of these volumes have received the highest commendation from the critics, and Vols. III, and IV., when they appear, are assured of an equally well-deserved tribute of praise.For recreation, Canon Tatham delights in tracing Roman roads in East Lincolnshire, and excavating two untouched Roman sites; see Who's Who, 1924-7. [Curtis]
    • Tatham, Edward Henry Ralph. Claxby Recty, Alford, Lincs. Late scho & Hulmeian Exhib of BNC Ox; 2nd cl Mods 1887, BA (3rd cl Lit Hum) 1880, Lothian Hist Essay Pri 1881, MA 1883. Ordained D 1881, Pr 1882 Oxf. Rector of Well w Claxby & Delthorpe, dio Lincs 1887. Formerly C of St M Magd Oxf 1881-83; Chap of BNC !882-83. Tutor Can Scho Linc 1884-87. Author John Sobieski (Lothian Essay) 1881, Lincolnshire in Roman Times 1902. [Crockford]
    • Tatham, Rev. Edward Henry Ralph, MA, FSA. Born Dallington, Sussex, 1 June 1857; s of Rev. Ralph R. Tatham, Canon of Chichester and Rector of Dallington, and Caroline, d of Dr Henry Willmer; m 1888, Eliza Florence, d of Clement Conington, Hagworthingham, Lincs; died 12 Feb. 1938. Canon and Prebendary of Centum Solidorum in Lincoln Cathedral since 1915. Education: Highgate School (Exhibitioner); Brasenose College. Oxford (Open Scholar and Hulmeian Exhibitioner); Classical Honours in Mods and Lit. Hum.; Lothian Historical Essay Prize, 1881. Career: Deacon, 1881; Priest, 1882; Curate of St Mary Magdalene, Oxford; Chaplain of BNC 1882-83; Tutor in the Scholae Cancellarii, Lincoln (Bishop's Hostel), 1884-87; Rector of Well with Dexthorpe and Claxby, near Alford, Lincs, 1887-1928. Publications: John Sobieski (Lothian Essay), 1881; Lincolnshire in Roman Times, 1902; Francesco Petrarca, The First Modern Man of Letters: his Life and Correspondence, vol. i (Early Years and Lyric Poems), 1925; vol. ii (Secluded Study and Public Fame), 1926; contributed to Sussex Archaeological Collection 1889-1892, and a History of Well to Lincs Society's volume, 1910; contributed papers to Eng. Hist. Review (1895) on Erasmus in Italy, and to Fortnightly Review on Petrarch's Library and Letters of Landor; also to Memorials of Old Lincolnshire chapters on the Romans in Lincs, and Lincs in the Civil War; a reviewer for many years in Literature, the Athenĉum and the Times Literary Supplement. Address: Jock's Lodge, Lodsworth Common, Petworth, Sussex. [Who Was Who]
    • Interested in family history. Set up provisional committee in 1923 with Curtis & Ralph Perceval Tatham.
    Person ID I1347  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 17 Nov 2013 

    Father Ralph Raisbeck Tatham,   b. 18 Apr 1822, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Oct 1893, 30 Marina St, St Leonards-on-Sea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Mother Caroline Willmer,   b. 03 Apr 1829, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Jul 1867, Vicarage, Dallington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 38 years) 
    Marriage 11 Apr 1850  St Martin in the Fields, Westminster Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 19, 20
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    St Giles, Dallington
    St Giles, Dallington
    Ralph Raisbeck Tatham, Vicar, 1848-1893.
    Church largely rebuilt in 1864
    Family ID F0304  Family Group Sheet

    Family Eliza Florence Conington,   b. abt Nov 1868, Hagworthingham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Oct 1961, Birchy Hill Nursing Home, Sway, Lymington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 92 years) 
    Marriage 21 Aug 1888  Holy Trinity, Hagworthingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 10, 11, 12
    • On the 21st inst., at the parish church, Hagworthingham, Lincolnshire, by the Rev, Canon Betham, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Ralph R. Tatham, R.D., of Dallington, Sussex, father of the bridegroom, and the Rev. Canon Fisher, Rector of the parish, the Rev. Edward Henry Ralph Tatham, M.A., Rector of Well-with-Claxby, Lincs., to Eliza Florence, sixth daughter of Clement Conington, of Hagworthingham. [The Times, 24 Aug 1888]
    Notes 
    • also resid Apr 1911: Eleanor Conington, mother-in-law, widow, age 80 b Lincoln; Jane Rebekah Vidal, sister-in-law, widow, age 45 b Hagworthingham.
    Last Modified 21 Apr 2013 
    Family ID F0111  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 01 Jun 1857 - Vicarage, Dallington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 26 Jul 1857 - St Giles, Dallington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1861 - Vicarage, Dallington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - Apr 1868 - Jul 1877 - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1876 - 1880 - Brasenose College, Oxford Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1880 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1883 - Oxford University Link to Google Earth
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    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 21 Aug 1888 - Holy Trinity, Hagworthingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Rectory, Claxby Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Rectory, Claxby Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Clerk in Holy Orders, Established Church - Apr 1911 - St Andrew, Claxby Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Rectory, Claxby Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Canon of Lincoln Cathedral - 1915 - 1938 - Lincoln Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1938 - Jock's Lodge, Lodsworth Common Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, Dallington parish church, 1643-1895 (IGI), 26 Jul 1857.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 53 b Dallington

    4. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Battle, 2Q1857.

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 3

    6. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Chronicle, 05 Jun 1857.
      birth notice

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

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.

    10. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Horncastle, 3Q1888.
      Edward H R Tatham, Eliza Florence Conington

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 22 yrs

    12. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 24 Aug 1888.

    13. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    14. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.

    15. [S05] The Times, death notice, 14 Feb 1938.

    16. [S18] Who's Who / Who was Who.

    17. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Midhurst, 1Q1938.

    18. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    19. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg SMITF, 2Q1850.

    20. [S53] Marriage Licence, Faculty Office Marriage Licence Allegations, 04 Apr 1850.