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Mary  Payze

Mary Payze

Female 1882 - 1957  (75 years)


  • Name Mary Payze  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Dolly" 
    Birth 12 Sep 1882  Whitchurch-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 5, 6, 7
    Residence Apr 1891  Mill House, Whitchurch-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Residence Mar 1901  Barn Elms Farm, Bradfield, Berks Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    • with cousin Caroline E Chillingworth, 20 b Bradfield
    Emigration Mar 1908  Australia Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Mary Payze (1882-1957)
    Mary Payze (1882-1957)
    Studio portrait, 1900s
    Marriage 10 Mar 1908  Holy Trinity, Henley Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    Stanley George Tatham,   b. 12 Sep 1881, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1964, Ballarat, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Apr 1908 -  Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 4, 10
    Death 20 Sep 1957  Elsternwick, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 6, 11
    • d 1958 per obituary of her husband Stanley 15 Jan 1964.
    Burial   Springvale Crematorium, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • Cremated in Springdale, VIC. Rosebush in Springdale Botanical Cemetery.
      Memorial plaque in family plot, Currie, King Island.
    Notes 
    • passengers on White Star "Runic" dep Liverpool 12 Mar 1908: 3rd class, dest Melbourne: Mr Stanley G Tatham, 26, baker; Mrs Tatham, 25.
    • passengers on P&O "Maloja" arr Plymouth 17 May 1928: 2nd class, emb Melbourne, disemb London, perm res Tasmania, UK addr Selsden, Henley-on-Thames: Mary Tatham, 45; Jessica Tatham, 14; Agnes Tatham, 7.
    • from abt 1953 lived with dau Agnes & family after suffering a stroke
    • passengers on P&O dep London 30 Nov 1928: 2nd class, dest Melbourne, perm res Tasmania, UK addr 42 St Andrews Road, Henley-on-Thames: Mary Tatham, 45; Jessica Tatham, 15; Agnes Tatham, 7.
      'The return trip was made on the P&O RMS "Cathay" passing Marseille on Dec 6th 1928, Port Said Dec 11th and Christmas at sea (postcard collection and shipboard menus)' [MJnA]
    Person ID I1702  Tatham | Morris branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2011 

    Father Percy Owen Payze,   b. 16 Nov 1853, Leytonstone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Mar 1929, Henley Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Charlotte Chillingworth,   b. abt Nov 1852, Bradfield, Berks Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Nov 1886, Bradfield, Berks Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 34 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1878  Bradfield, Berks Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Notes 
    • resid Apr 1881: Percy Owen Paize, 27 b Leytonstone; Charlotte, wife, 27 b Bradfield; Charlotte, dau, 2 b Tidmarsh; Percy Owen, son, 5m b Tidmarsh; + 2 serv.
    • Son Percy Owen Payze (jun), Private, 16th Battn, Canadian Expeditionary Force, died on active service, Belgium 20 Jul 1916.
    • Eldest dau Charlotte (Lottie), b Bradfield distr 11 Mar 1879. Marr reg Bradfield 3Q1898 to Frederick William Dewe, flour miller at Theale. Six children by Apr 1911. A son moved to West Australia and married there. Godmother to her niece Jessica Edith Tatham. Death reg Hillingdon 1Q1973 age 95/96. [MAJnA; census; etc]
    • Youngest daughter Martha Amy, birth reg Bradfield 4Q1886; married de Villiers, police officer in Tanganyika.
    Family ID F1224  Family Group Sheet

    Family Stanley George Tatham,   b. 12 Sep 1881, Clapham, Surrey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jan 1964, Ballarat, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Marriage 10 Mar 1908  Holy Trinity, Henley Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 4
    • Stanley George Tatham and Mary Payze were married in Holy Trinity, Henley. They boarded S.S. "Runic" the next day, taking with them provisions for the trip and cooking their meals on board ship. The trip lasted 6 weeks. [4]
    • Passengers on White Star "Runic" dep Liverpool 12 Mar 1908: 3rd class, dest Melbourne: Mr Stanley G Tatham, 26, baker; Mrs Tatham, 25.
    • Married in Tasmania per Curtis.
    Notes 
    • Stanley's mother had received word from Australia that he was courting a 'milk maid' on King Island. She did not approve and summoned him back home.
    Children 
    +1. Percy Alfred Tatham,   b. 21 Feb 1909, Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1987, Currie, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
     2. George Ralph Tatham,   b. 23 Jun 1911, Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 May 1990, Currie, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +3. Jessica Edith Tatham,   b. 10 Apr 1913, Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jun 1957, Warragul, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 44 years)
    +4. Elizabeth Agnes Mary Tatham,   b. 06 Jan 1921, Currie, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2003, Hamilton, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
    Photos
    Harpsden, King Island, in 1900s
    Harpsden, King Island, in 1900s
    view from W
    Harpsden, King Island, in 1900s
    Harpsden, King Island, in 1900s
    showing sheds & cattle
    Stanley George Tatham & family
    Stanley George Tatham & family
    with wife Mary Payze (1882-1957) and son Percy Alfred Tatham (1909-1987)
    Mary Tatham née Payze & children
    Mary Tatham née Payze & children
    abt 1919 in Harpsden garden area
    Harpsden, King Island, in 1954
    Harpsden, King Island, in 1954
    This 1954 photo from the east shows a modest dwelling which was added on to over the years – verandah on North and East sides and extra bedrooms and school room.
    Harpsden, King Island, in 2006
    Harpsden, King Island, in 2006
    from north-east. The 2006 photos show new cladding and aluminium windows, and the old palm tree, some remaining pines, and “Cabbage tree” still growing, but the garden gone; the house then rented out by its new owner, and feeling its age.
    Harpsden, King Island, in 2006
    Harpsden, King Island, in 2006
    from north - much changed from its earlier appearance
    Last Modified 11 Jan 2015 
    Family ID F0170  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 12 Sep 1882 - Whitchurch-on-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Mill House, Whitchurch-on-Thames Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Barn Elms Farm, Bradfield, Berks Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - Mar 1908 - Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 10 Mar 1908 - Holy Trinity, Henley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 10 Mar 1908 - Holy Trinity, Henley Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1908 - - Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 20 Sep 1957 - Elsternwick, VIC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Springvale Crematorium, VIC Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    Percy, George & Jessica Tatham on swing
    Percy, George & Jessica Tatham on swing
    abt 1919 in Harpsden garden area.
    with their mother Mary Payze.

    Documents
    Mary Tatham née Payze + daughters Jessica & Agnes
    Mary Tatham née Payze + daughters Jessica & Agnes
    Passenger list RMS "Cathay" dep London 30 Nov 1928

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

    2. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Henley, 1Q1908.

    3. [S25] Electoral Registers, Australian Electoral Rolls, 1903-1954.

    4. [S03] Family Members, SDT.

    5. [S12] Passenger Lists, Runic, 12 Mar 1908.
      age 25

    6. [S49] Australia & NZ BMD Indexes, Australia Cemetery Index, 1808-2007.

    7. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Bradfield, 4Q1882.

    8. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.
      age 7 b Whitchurch

    9. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 18 b Whitchurch

    10. [S03] Family Members, MAA.

    11. [S49] Australia & NZ BMD Indexes, Australia Death Index, 1957.
      age 75 dau of Percy Owen Payze

    12. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Bradfield, 2Q1878.