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Mary Katharine Jessopp

Female 1896 - 1984  (88 years)



  • Name Mary Katharine Jessopp  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Katharine" 
    Birth 22 Sep 1896  Leasingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Residence Mar 1901  Leasingham Hall, Leasingham Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Apr 1911  Brondesbury Park Find all individuals with events at this location ; Manor House Boarding School  [4
    Marriage 21 Apr 1934  Elgon Church, Kenya Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    George Laurence Tatham,   b. 18 Sep 1899, Church Cottage, Northfield, Worcs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1978, Norton, Malton Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Jun 1948  Langton Lodge, Norton, Malton Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    Death Oct 1984  Ryedale district Find all individuals with events at this location ; Cause: Bowel cancer  [2
    Notes 
    • Wealthy family, Jewish & South Africa connections.
      Introduced a potato variety named the Jessopp. [PCT]
      No, it was named the Sharpe's Express. [JDT]
    • keen bridge player, as was her husband Larry
    Person ID I1840  Tatham | Meaburn branch | Spouse
    Last Modified 23 Mar 2011 

    Father Augustus Leverton Jessopp,   b. abt 1856, Waltham Abbey Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Jan 1932, Lexham Hall, East Lexham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 76 years) 
    Mother Laura Sharpe,   b. abt 1859, Old Sleaford Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 26 Feb 1941, Lexham Hall, East Lexham Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 82 years) 
    Marriage abt May 1890  Sleaford Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    Notes 
    • resid Mar 1901: ch, b Leasingham: Phyllis E (10), Dorothy (8), Charles D (5), Mary K (4), Neville A (2) + 6 serv.
    • Elder daughter Phyllis, b abt 18890, d 1948. Death notice: On June 10, 1948, in York, Phyllis, beloved daughter of the late Mr & Mrs Jessopp, of Lexham Hall, Norfolk, and sister of Charles Jessopp, 77 London Road, Sleaford, and Katharine Tatham, Langton Lodge, Norton, Malton, Yorkshire. [The Times 14 Jun 1948]
    Family ID F0836  Family Group Sheet

    Family George Laurence Tatham,   b. 18 Sep 1899, Church Cottage, Northfield, Worcs Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt May 1978, Norton, Malton Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years) 
    Marriage 21 Apr 1934  Elgon Church, Kenya Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • On April 21, 1934, at Elgon Church, Kenya Colony, George Laurence, second son of the Revd. F. H. and Mrs. Tatham, of Ryburgh Rectory, Norfolk, to Mary Katharine, youngest daughter of the late A. L. Jessopp and of Mrs. Jessopp, of Lexham Hall, Norfolk. [The Times]
    Children 
    +1. Living
    +2. Living
    Last Modified 02 Feb 2012 
    Family ID F0120  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 22 Sep 1896 - Leasingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Mar 1901 - Leasingham Hall, Leasingham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Manor House Boarding School - Apr 1911 - Brondesbury Park Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 21 Apr 1934 - Elgon Church, Kenya Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 21 Apr 1934 - Elgon Church, Kenya Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1948 - Langton Lodge, Norton, Malton Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Cause: Bowel cancer - Oct 1984 - Ryedale district Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Sleaford, 4Q1896.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Ryedale, Oct 1984.
      b 22 Sep 1896

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1901.
      age 4 b Leasingham

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1911.
      age 14 b Sleaford

    5. [S05] The Times, marriage notice, 04 May 1934.

    6. [S05] The Times, death notice sister Phyllis Jessopp, 14 Jun 1948.

    7. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Sleaford, 2Q1890.