Tathamfamilyhistory
The Tathams of County Durham
First Name:  Last Name: 
[Advanced Search]  [Surnames]

Mary Louisa Tatham

Female 1859 - 1946  (87 years)



  • Name Mary Louisa Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Louisa" 
    Birth 09 Mar 1859  Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Residence Apr 1871  Odsey Grange, Guilden Morden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Marriage 22 Dec 1877    [3
    Alexander Murray,   b. Jan 1850, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1910, 22 Beaumont St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Event 1900  Australia Find all individuals with events at this location ; Foreign travel  [4
    • Hon'ble A. Murray, A.M.I.C.E. Ceylon papers give two references to our Colonial Engineer and his family, now on holiday in Tasmania:--
      'Mr. Murray and family were to leave Tasmania for Sydney about Aug. 25th, and after a week or the days there, were to go to Melbourne and Macedon, a suburb where Mr. Athol Tatham, late of the Ceylon Forest Department, resides. On Sept. 25th, they leave Melbourne for Ceylon by the P. & O. s.s Rome. According to present arrangements, Mrs. and the Misses Murray will make a stay of six months at Nuwara Eliya. Mr. Murray is due in Singapore in the first week of November.'
      'Mr. Alex. Murray, Director of Public Works at the Straits, has had a delightful time in "the Britain of the South", as Tasmania, rather than New Zealand, deserves to be called. Mrs. Murray has quite recovered from Ceylon "sore mouth"; the Misses Murray are in perfect health; and Mr. Murray himself has greatly benefited by four months of touring in this most beautiful of islands.' [Singapore Free Press, 11 Sep 1900]
    • The Hon. Alexander Murray, the Colonial Engineer, who proceeded on a trip to Melbourne with Mrs.and the Misses Murray, arrived at Colombo on the 11th instant by P. & O. steamer on his way to Singapore. [Straits Times, 23 Oct 1900]
    Residence abt 1910  Kinloss, Orange Grove Rd, Singapore Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Residence 1946  Strathcona Court, 198 Cromwell Rd, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Death 17 Nov 1946  Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 7
    • On Nov. 17, 1946, in London, Mary Louisa, widow of Col. Alexander Murray, and dearly loved mother of Alexander Murray, Violet Marks and Blanche Borrett. Funeral private, St. Paul's, Onslow Square, S.W.7 on Friday, Nov. 22, 2 p.m. No flowers, no letters, by request. [7]
    Burial 22 Nov 1946    [7
    Probate 27 Jan 1947  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; 17,947 17s. 1d.  [6
    • Murray Mary Louisa of Strathcona Court 198 Cromwell-road Kensington London widow died 17 November 1946 Probate London 27 January to Geoffrey Noel Marks [grandson] member of the London Stock Exchange and Frank Harding Dalston solicitor. Effects 17947 17s. 1d. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • not found in UK census except 1871
    Person ID I1508  Tatham | Bloxham branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 17 Mar 2015 

    Father Ralph Tatham,   b. 03 Dec 1822, Charing Cross, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 Oct 1884, 61 Lower Addiscombe, Croydon Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth Saunders,   b. 29 Jun 1837, Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Mar 1914, South Lodge, Broadwater Rd, Worthing Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years) 
    Marriage 07 Dec 1856  Colombo Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8
    • On the 6th ult., at Colombo, Ceylon, Ralph Tatham, Esq., to Mary Elizabeth, eldest daughter of the Hon. F. Saunders, Ceylon Civil Service. [Morning Post; The Times; etc]
    Family ID F0347  Family Group Sheet

    Family Alexander Murray,   b. Jan 1850, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Apr 1910, 22 Beaumont St, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Marriage 22 Dec 1877    [3
    Children 
    +1. Alexander Edward Tatham Murray,   b. 26 Mar 1879, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Jul 1957, Chetwode, London Rd, Wokingham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +2. Violet Catherine Murray,   b. 27 Feb 1881, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Sep 1960, Hitcham Place, Burnham, Bucks Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     3. Blanche Mary Murray,   b. 13 Jan 1882, Ceylon Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. aft 1956, Southern Rhodesia? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Last Modified 16 Mar 2015 
    Family ID F0067  Family Group Sheet

  • Event Map Click to display
    Link to Google MapsBirth - 09 Mar 1859 - Colombo Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - Odsey Grange, Guilden Morden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEvent - Foreign travel - 1900 - Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1910 - Kinloss, Orange Grove Rd, Singapore Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1946 - Strathcona Court, 198 Cromwell Rd, Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 17 Nov 1946 - Kensington Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsProbate - 17,947 17s. 1d. - 27 Jan 1947 - London Link to Google Earth
     = Link to Google Maps 
     = Link to Google Earth 
    Pin Legend  : Address       : Location       : Town/District       : County/Region       : State/Province       : Country       : Not Set

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      Louisa age 12

    2. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Kensington, 4Q1946.
      age 87

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

    4. [S11] Newspaper, Singapore Free Press, 11 Sep 1900.

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

    6. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    7. [S05] The Times, death notice, 19 Nov 1946.

    8. [S11] Newspaper, Caledonian Mercury , 20 Jan 1857.
      marriage notice