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Louisa Hammond Ross

Female abt 1856 - 1930  (~ 73 years)



  • Name Louisa Hammond Ross  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12
    Birth abt May 1856  Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3, 9, 10
    Residence Apr 1861  54 Walcot Square, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence Apr 1871  5 Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Baptism 22 Dec 1878  St John the Divine, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • age 22
    Louisa Hammond Ross
    Louisa Hammond Ross
    Baptism register
    Residence Apr 1881  5 Walnut Tree Walk, Kennington Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Marriage abt May 1882  Lewisham Find all individuals with events at this location ; John Milliken, b. abt 1846, d. 1884  [6
    • John Milliken, born Ireland abt 1846, death reg Wandsworth 4Q1884 age 38. In Apr 1881 visiting Louisa & her father; occupation: Africa Merchants Clerk.
    Residence Jul 1890  Clapham Park, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Marriage 09 Jul 1890  Holy Trinity, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8, 13
    Ernest John Tatham,   b. 19 May 1861, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1943, Redover, Coldharbour Rd, Pyrford Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Apr 1891  Sussex House, North Hill, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    Residence Mar 1901  26 Cambray Place, Cheltenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Residence Apr 1911  Beaufort House, Montpellier Terrace, Cheltenham Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Residence - 1930  Holly Brake, Tilmore, Petersfield Find all individuals with events at this location   [14
    Death 06 Jan 1930  Holly Brake, Tilmore, Petersfield Find all individuals with events at this location   [14, 15, 16
    • On Jan. 6, 1930, at "Holly Break," Petersfield, Louisa Hammond, dearly loved wife of Ernest J. Tatham, M.D., late of Cheltenham. [The Times]
    Probate 18 Feb 1930  London Find all individuals with events at this location ; £178 2s. 10d.  [14
    • Tatham Louisa Hammond of Holly Brake Tilmore Petersfield Hampshire (wife of Ernest John Tatham) died 6 January 1930 Administration London 18 February to the said Ernest John Tatham retired M.D. Effects £178 2s. 10d. [NPC]
    Person ID I1648  Tatham | Morris branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 01 Jul 2019 

    Father Alexander Ross,   b. abt 1813, Scotland Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1900, 20 Kingswood Rd, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 87 years) 
    Mother Helen Hammond Coe,   b. abt 1815, Dereham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1878, Lambeth Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 63 years) 
    Marriage 14 Dec 1841  Old Church, Edinburgh Find all individuals with events at this location   [17
    • separate church within St Giles' Cathedral
    Notes 
    • for detailed information about the Ross family see Ross Soper Stock Wittmann tree online at ancestry.com, created by Jennifer A Stock
    • also res Mar 1851: his father John, wid, gardener, 68 b Scotland; son William, 8 b Westminster; son Hugh, 6 b Pimlico; dau Helen, 3 b Westminster; son Alexander, 1 b Lambeth; visitor Morey Sendall, civil engineer, 29 b Norfolk (Mattishall).
    • also res Apr 1861: son Alexander, 11 b Lambeth; son Charles, 2 b Lambeth.
    • also res Apr 1871: dau Helen, 23 b St Martins; son Charles, 12 b St Mary, slightly blind, two broken legs, deaf one side.
    • son William Ross, birth reg Westminster 1Q1843; marriage reg Lambeth 4Q1868 to Elizabeth Osborne Harnett (1842-1910); emigrated to USA Sep 1870; resid St Louis, MO; well-known sculptor (incl statue of Urania, formerly on St Louis Mutual Life Insurance Building, acquired in 2011 by Building Arts Foundation, Sauget, IL); died in his mid-30s; widow married his brother Alexander. [JS]
    • son Hugh Ross, b Pimlico 03 Mar 1845; d Seattle 06 May 1909. Extracts from his biographical note of 1903:
      Career [summary]: emigrated to Canada abt 1859 aged 14; at high school Hamilton, ON; moved to USA 1863; studied medicine at Hahnemann College, Chicago, from 1874; at Chicago Homeopathic College from 1875; MD degree 1880; listed Jun 1880 as physician at Gibson, IL, resid with 1st wife Mary [O. McGillivray], age 20 b VA; homesteader at Huron, SD, 1881-1888; in practice at Tacoma, WA, 1888-1895; divorce suit filed by Mary at Seattle, Dec 1894; moved to California 1895; served as naval surgeon from 1898 during & after Spanish-American War; practised medicine in Manila; married Rita Gabaretta in 1900; 1 child as of 1903; then practising & resid Paso Robles, CA.
      Family [verbatim, incl suspected inaccuracies]: A native of London, England, Dr. Ross was born March 3, 1845, a son of Alexander and Mary [née Coe] Ross, natives respectively of Edinburgh, Scotland, and England. The paternal grandfather was born in Scotland, and during his entire active life was superintendent gardener for the Duke of Arthol [Atholl/Athole]. Alexander Ross was receiver for London Gas, Light and Coke Company, and in return for years of faithful service was pensioned by the company up to the time of his death at the age of eighty-six years. His wife, whose father was born in Wales, and became a farmer in England, lived to be over ninety years of age. [final sentence not yet reconciled with any known sources]
      [James Miller Guinn, History of the State of California; Chicago: Chapman Publishing Co., 1903; pp. 545-6].
    • son Alexander Ross, birth reg Lambeth 4Q1849; marr Elizabeth Osborne Harnett, widow of his brother William; manager with Laclede Gas Light Company, St Louis, MO; after Elizabeth's death moved to Los Angeles & was general manager for gas operation in City of Vernon; moved to Mexico City, general manager of Mexican National Gas Co in 1910. [18]
    • son Charles Ross, b abt 1859, is said to have embezzled lots of money. The Pinkertons chased him all the way to St. Louis and arrested him 30 Dec 1894. He was sentenced to 18 months of hard labor. [18]
    Documents
    Alexander Ross & Helen Coe
    Alexander Ross & Helen Coe
    Marriage register
    Family ID F0834  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Ernest John Tatham,   b. 19 May 1861, Highgate Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Sep 1943, Redover, Coldharbour Rd, Pyrford Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Marriage 09 Jul 1890  Holy Trinity, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location   [7, 8, 13
    • On the 9th inst., at the parish church, Clapham, by the Rev. Robert Conway, Vicar of Alconbury, Hunts., uncle of the bridegroom Ernest John Tatham, of Halesowen, Worcestershire, M.D. Cantab., to Louisa Hammond Milliken, of Clapham-park, S.W. No cards. [The Times 12 Jul 1890]
    Children 
    +1. Barbara Helen Tatham,   b. 20 Jul 1891, Halesowen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Feb 1979, Petersfield Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
    +2. Henry Tatham,   b. 24 Nov 1892, Halesowen Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1961, Royal Masonic Hospital, Hammersmith Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 68 years)
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2012 
    Family ID F0188  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Lambeth, 2Q1856.

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1861.
      age 5 b Lambeth

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 14 b St Marys

    4. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, St John, Kennington, 22 Dec 1878.

    5. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 24 b Lambeth

    6. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Lewisham, 2Q1882.
      1st marriage, to John Milliken

    7. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 12 Jul 1890.

    8. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Wandsworth, 3Q1890.

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 32

    10. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 42 b Kennington

    11. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 52 b Kennington

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

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

    14. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    15. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Petersfield, 1Q1930.
      age 73

    16. [S05] The Times, death notice, 07 Jan 1930.

    17. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, Edinburgh Old Church, 14 Dec 1841.
      OPR marriages 685/01670 0038 Edinburgh

    18. [S03] Family Members, JS.