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Christopher Kemplay Tatham

Male 1881 - 1970  (88 years)



  • Name Christopher Kemplay Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 26 May 1881  Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    • On the 26th inst., at Millbrook House, West-hill, Highgate. the wife of T. C. Tatham, of a son. [Morning Post]
    Residence Apr 1891  7 South Cliff, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Education abt 1895 - 1900  Eastbourne College Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Education abt 1900 - 1903  Trinity College, Cambridge Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Mar 1901  Flat M, 4 Montagu Mansions, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Education 1902 - 1905  Inner Temple, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 8
    • Admitted to Inner Temple: 02 Nov 1902, age 21, Christopher Kemplay Tatham, of Trinity College, Cambridge, home address 4 Chatsworth Gardens, Eastbourne, elder son of Thomas Clarke Tatham, barrister, same address. Called to the bar 05 Jul 1905. [Inner Temple Admissions database]
    Residence Nov 1902  4 Chatsworth Gardens, Eastbourne Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Degree/Qualif. 1903  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; BA  [3
    Occupation aft Jul 1905  Barrister  [3
    Degree/Qualif. 1907  Cambridge University Find all individuals with events at this location ; MA  [3
    Occupation Apr 1911  Barrister-at-law  [9
    Residence Apr 1911  Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Military Service abt 1914 - 1919  Major, London Regt (Royal Fusiliers)  [3
    Post/Rank/Title 1918 -  Highgate School Find all individuals with events at this location ; Governor  [10
    • Nominated by Lord Chief Justice
    Residence 1918  87 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Residence Aug 1918  Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Occupation abt 1925 - 1948  3 Hare Court, Temple, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location ; Barrister  [3, 13, 14
    Residence Apr 1925  87 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Marriage 06 Aug 1925  St Mary, Hitchin Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 15
    Alison May Sayer,   b. 24 Feb 1893, Church End, Finchley Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1971, Derby Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence aft Jun 1926  30 Bramham Gardens, Earls Court Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 16
    Post/Rank/Title 1927  Master, Cholmely Lodge of Ancient Free and Accepted Masons  [10
    Post/Rank/Title Jun 1930  Director, Grand Junction Co  [17
    • later Chairman
    Residence Aug 1950  Wood Cottage, Knebworth Find all individuals with events at this location   [18
    Residence Oct 1952  Knebworth Find all individuals with events at this location   [19
    Death 19 Mar 1970  Wood Cottage, Knebworth Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 20
    Burial 25 Mar 1970  Golders Green Crematorium Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Notes 
    • Christopher-Kemplay, b. 1881; Barrister-at-Law, practising at the Common Law Bar, of 3 Hare Court, Temple, E.C.4., and of 30 Bramham Gdns.,S.W.5.; formerly of Millbrook, West Hill, Highgate. [Curtis]
    • Christopher Kemplay Tatham: Adm. pens. at Trinity, June 25, 1900. S. of Thomas Clarke (1858), of 4, Montagu Mansions, Portman Square, London. B. [May 26], 1881, at Highgate. School, Eastbourne College. Matric. Michs. 1900; B.A. 1903; M.A. 1907. Called to the Bar, Inner Temple, July, 1905. On the Midland Circuit. Parliamentary draftsman. Served in the Great War, 1914-19 (Major, London Regt. (R. Fus.)). Of 3, Hare Court, Temple, in 1948. (Law Lists.)
    • Territorial Force: 1st London Regt: Announcement of promotion to Major of Capt C K Tatham, in Gazette of Oct 7, is cancelled and following substituted: Capt C K Tatham to be Maj. (tempy). [London Gazette 18 Nov 1914]
    • At the outbreak of the Great War, 1914-1918, Mr. Tatham was a Capt. in the 1st London Regt., and served with the 2/lst Bn. London Regt. in Gallipoli in 1915, and with the 1/1st Bn. London Regt. in France in 1917 and 1918; and was at the Armistice a Major. [Curtis]
    • Appealed for news of his brother in The Times 02 Aug 1918
    Person ID I1635  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 04 Nov 2013 

    Father Thomas Clarke Tatham,   b. 05 Dec 1839, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 01 Mar 1914, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Mother Caroline Newsam Kemplay,   b. 14 May 1843, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1915, Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 71 years) 
    Marriage 03 Sep 1879  St John the Evangelist, Leeds Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 21, 22, 23, 24
    Thomas Clarke Tatham & Elizabeth Newsam Kemplay
    Thomas Clarke Tatham & Elizabeth Newsam Kemplay
    Marriage register
    Notes 
    • 5 serv Apr 1881
    Family ID F0210  Family Group Sheet

    Family Alison May Sayer,   b. 24 Feb 1893, Church End, Finchley Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 03 May 1971, Derby Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Engagement 23 Apr 1925    [14
    • The engagement is announced between Christopher Kemplay Tatham, of 87 Cadogan Gardens, and the Inner Temple, son of the late Mr and Mrs T C Tatham, of Highgate, and Alison May, elder daughter of Mr and Mrs Michael J Sayer, of Western House, Hitchin. [The Times, 23 Apr 1925]
    Marriage 06 Aug 1925  St Mary, Hitchin Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 15
    • Married 06 Aug 1925 at St. Mary's, Hitchin, Herts, by the Rev. Canon J.B. Sayer, uncle of the bride, assisted by the Rev. Canon F.S. Keysell. [Curtis]
    Notes 
    • Silver Wedding: On 06 Aug 1925, at St Mary's Church, Hitchin, by the Rev Canon J B Sayer, assisted by the Rev Canon F S Keysell, and the Rev L Ashby, Christopher Kemplay Tatham to Alison May Sayer. Present address: Wood Cottage, Knebworth Herts. [The Times 07 Aug 1950]
    Children 
    +1. Living
     2. Michael Kemplay Tatham,   b. 28 Sep 1928, 30 Bramham Gardens, Earls Court Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Mar 2005, Hitchin Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    Last Modified 25 Sep 2013 
    Family ID F0194  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 26 May 1881 - Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 7 South Cliff, Eastbourne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1895 - 1900 - Eastbourne College Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1900 - 1903 - Trinity College, Cambridge Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Flat M, 4 Montagu Mansions, Marylebone Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - 1902 - 1905 - Inner Temple, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Nov 1902 - 4 Chatsworth Gardens, Eastbourne Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - BA - 1903 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDegree/Qualif. - MA - 1907 - Cambridge University Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1911 - Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsPost/Rank/Title - Governor - 1918 - - Highgate School Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1918 - 87 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aug 1918 - Millbrook House, Millfield Lane, Highgate Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Barrister - abt 1925 - 1948 - 3 Hare Court, Temple, Strand Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1925 - 87 Cadogan Gardens, Chelsea Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 06 Aug 1925 - St Mary, Hitchin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 06 Aug 1925 - St Mary, Hitchin Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - aft Jun 1926 - 30 Bramham Gardens, Earls Court Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Aug 1950 - Wood Cottage, Knebworth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1952 - Knebworth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 19 Mar 1970 - Wood Cottage, Knebworth Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - 25 Mar 1970 - Golders Green Crematorium Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S04] H Curtis: Notes for a Pedigree of the Tathams of Co. Durham.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Pancras, 3Q1881.

    3. [S15] Cambridge University Alumni.

    4. [S11] Newspaper, Morning Post, 20 May 1881.
      birth notice

    5. [S05] The Times, death notice, 23 Mar 1970.
      in his 89th year

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 9 b Highgate

    7. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 19 b Highgate

    8. [S07] Other Sources, Inner Temple Admissions database.

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 29 b Highgate

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

    11. [S29] Medal Index Cards WW1, brother Geoffrey.

    12. [S05] The Times, missing, 02 Aug 1918.

    13. [S17] Telephone Directories, 1942.

    14. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 23 Apr 1925.

    15. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Hitchin, 3Q1925.

    16. [S17] Telephone Directories, 1929.

    17. [S05] The Times, Business & Finance, 11 Jun 1930.

    18. [S05] The Times, Silver Weddings, 07 Aug 1950.

    19. [S05] The Times, forthcoming marriages, 28 Oct 1952.
      dau Elizabeth

    20. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Hitchin, 1Q1970.

    21. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Leeds, 3Q1879.

    22. [S11] Newspaper, Pall Mall Gazette, 05 Sep 1879.
      marriage notice

    23. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 31 yrs

    24. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St John, Leeds, 03 Sep 1879.