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Percy Alfred  Tatham

Percy Alfred Tatham

Male 1909 - 1987  (78 years)


  • Name Percy Alfred Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 21 Feb 1909  Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4
    Residence 21 Feb 1909 -  Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [3, 5
    George, Percy & Jessica Tatham
    George, Percy & Jessica Tatham
    Studio portrait, abt 1915-1916
    Education abt 1922 - 1926  Melbourne Grammar School, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Occupation 1927 - 1987  Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location ; Farmer  [2, 6
    Residence 1927 - 1987  Pass River, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 6
    Marriage 15 Aug 1933  St Oswald's Church, Launceston, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Betty Bluebell Hughes,   b. 15 Jun 1912, Hobart, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 2010, King Island Hospital, Edward St, Currie, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 27 Oct 1987  Currie, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Burial   Launceston Crematorium, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    • Plaque and ashes in family plot, Currie Cemetery, King Island
    Person ID I1703  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 16 Jan 2011 

    Father 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) 
    Mother Mary Payze,   b. 12 Sep 1882, Whitchurch-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Sep 1957, Elsternwick, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Marriage 10 Mar 1908  Holy Trinity, Henley Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 7
    • 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. [3]
    • 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.
    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
    Family ID F0170  Family Group Sheet

    Family Betty Bluebell Hughes,   b. 15 Jun 1912, Hobart, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Oct 2010, King Island Hospital, Edward St, Currie, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 98 years) 
    Marriage 15 Aug 1933  St Oswald's Church, Launceston, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Anthony George Tatham,   b. 21 Feb 1940, Currie, King Island, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Nov 2010, Launceston, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
    Last Modified 07 Dec 2010 
    Family ID F1181  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 21 Feb 1909 - Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 21 Feb 1909 - - Harpsden, Pass River, King Island, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEducation - abt 1922 - 1926 - Melbourne Grammar School, VIC Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1927 - 1987 - Pass River, King Island, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1927 - 1987 - Pass River, King Island, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 15 Aug 1933 - St Oswald's Church, Launceston, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 15 Aug 1933 - St Oswald's Church, Launceston, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 27 Oct 1987 - Currie, King Island, TAS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBurial - - Launceston Crematorium, TAS 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.

    Histories
    Percy Alfred Tatham (1909-1987)
    Percy Alfred Tatham (1909-1987)
    Obituary, King Island News

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

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

    3. [S03] Family Members, SDT.

    4. [S03] Family Members, JH.

    5. [S03] Family Members, MAA.

    6. [S11] Newspaper, King Island News, Nov 1987.
      obituary

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