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Florence Marjorie Irwin Day

Florence Marjorie Irwin Day

Female abt 1892 - 1967  (~ 75 years)


  • Name Florence Marjorie Irwin Day  [1, 2, 3, 4
    Known as "Marjorie" 
    Birth abt 1892  Sarawak Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 4
    Residence Dec 1908  Curzon Hotel, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    Marriage 16 Dec 1908  Christ Church, Down St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 6
    Horace Hallings Tatham,   b. 01 May 1882, 31 Ladbroke Grove, Bayswater Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1923, St Katherine's Home, Woking Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Mar 1909  South Side, Scud Hill, Gibraltar Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Residence Apr 1911  Westwood, Elmshurst Rd, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location   [2
    Residence Jun 1911  Belsize, Watts Avenue, Rochester Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Residence May 1915  Emsdale, Emsworth Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Residence 1932  49c Courtfield Gardens, South Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    • passengers on RMS "Almanzora" dep Southampton 21 Mar 1932: Marjorie Tatham, 40; Delphine Tatham, 21; dest Lisbon, perm res England, UK addr 49c Courtfield Gardens, London SW5
    • passengers on P&O SS "Strathaird" arr London 20 May 1932: Marjorie Tatham, 40: Delphine Tatham, 21; both emb Gibraltar, disemb London, occup Home Duties, resid 49c Courtfield Gardens, London SW5
    • not at 49c Courtfield Gardens for Sep 1939 National Register
    Residence abt 1954 -  The Garden House, Woodbridge Lane, Withington, Glos Find all individuals with events at this location   [10
    Death 12 Feb 1967  Cirencester Find all individuals with events at this location   [4, 11
    • On Feb. 12th, 1967, peacefully, Marjorie Irwin Tatham, mother of Delphine. Funeral at Withington, Gloucestershire, 2.30 p.m. at the church, Thursday, 16th Feb. No flowers at her request. [The Times, 14 Feb 1967]
    Burial 16 Feb 1967  St Michael & All Angels, Withington Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    Person ID I1723  Tatham | Crew branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2019 

    Father Frederic Hugh Irwin Day,   b. 19 Jun 1833, Southampton Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jul 1894, 92 Cheriton Rd, Folkestone Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Florence Banks,   b. abt 1861, Paris, France Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1937, 30 Brunswick Gardens, Kensington Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Marriage 31 May 1884  British Embassy, Paris Find all individuals with events at this location   [12, 13
    • Witnesses: W Banks, Hugh Pilcher, Penelope Banks, L Bourelet
    Frederick Hugh Irwin Day & Florence Banks
    Frederick Hugh Irwin Day & Florence Banks
    marriage certificate
    Notes 
    • 3 children, one died bef Apr 1911 [1911 census]
    • older daughter Cicely Maud(e) was witness at her mother's marriage to James John MacDonagh at St Ignatius, Kirkee, on 17 Jan 1903. She married:
      (1) in Jul 1905 Cdr Henry Cecil Carr, RN; he was captain of HMS Bayano which was torpedoed on its way to Liverpool on 03 Nov 1915; sadly, he went down with the ship;
      (2) in 3Q1919 Victor Henry Sherwood-Smith (1887-1944).
    Family ID F0658  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Horace Hallings Tatham,   b. 01 May 1882, 31 Ladbroke Grove, Bayswater Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Apr 1923, St Katherine's Home, Woking Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 40 years) 
    Marriage 16 Dec 1908  Christ Church, Down St, Mayfair Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 6
    Horace Hallings Tatham & Florence Marjorie Irwin Day
    Horace Hallings Tatham & Florence Marjorie Irwin Day
    marriage certificate
    Divorced 31 Jul 1916    [7
    • Divorce Court File: 6637. Appellant: Florence Majorie Irwin Tatham. Respondent: Horace Hallings Tatham. Co-respondent: Horace Hallings Tatham. Type: Wife's petition for divorce [TNA]
    • Marriage dissolved by reason that the respondent has been guilty of adultery coupled with cruelty towards the petitioner.
      Respondent to pay costs, and maintenance 100 per annum.
      Increased in Jun 1917 to 10 per month plus 75 per annum child maintenance. [7]
    • Marjorie already petitioned for judicial separation 05 Jun 1912; petition dismissed by consent 14 Apr 1913. [7]
    • Marjorie and Horace divorced quite soon after their marriage, but I understand he asked her to consider taking him back in later years; she didn't. [14]
    Children 
     1. Delphine Florence Hallings Tatham,   b. 24 Sep 1910, Goring-on-Thames Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Oct 1998, Cheltenham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
    Last Modified 29 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F0163  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    Florence Marjorie Irwin Day (1892-1967)
    Florence Marjorie Irwin Day (1892-1967)
    abt 1924

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

    2. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 19

    3. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg SGHS, 4Q1908.

    4. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Cirencester, 1Q1967.
      age 75

    5. [S36] Marriage Certificate.

    6. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      marr 2 yrs

    7. [S07] Other Sources, Court for Divorce and Matrimonial Causes, 31 Jul 1916.
      Petition 22 May 1915; Decree Nisi 21 Jan 1916
      TNA ref J 77/1205/6637

    8. [S07] Other Sources, Divorce petition, 22 May 1915.

    9. [S12] Passenger Lists, Strathaird, 20 May 1932.

    10. [S17] Telephone Directories.

    11. [S05] The Times, death notice, 14 Feb 1967.

    12. [S30] India Office Library, Marriages for British citizens abroad, 1814-1905, 31 May 1994.
      Frederick Hugh Irwin Day = Florence Banks

    13. [S36] Marriage Certificate, 31 May 1884.

    14. [S33] Family Letters, MGH, 30 Jan 1999.