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Sydney Bousfield Tatham

Male abt 1869 - 1936  (~ 66 years)



  • Name Sydney Bousfield Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth abt Aug 1869  Willesden Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2, 3
    Residence Apr 1871  8 Priory Park Rd, Kilburn Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Residence Apr 1881  8 Priory Park Rd, Kilburn Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation Apr 1891  Electrical Engineer  [4
    Residence Apr 1891  25 Ryde Vale Rd, Streatham Find all individuals with events at this location   [4
    • visiting Mrs Edith Long & family (future in-laws)
    Marriage 09 Jun 1891  St Leonard, Streatham Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    Blanche Marion Long,   b. 17 Dec 1874, Hobart, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1964, 133 Albert Rd, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Residence Oct 1893  11 Stanley Gardens, WiIlesden Green Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • Convicted of illegal gaming, Oct 1893
    Sydney Bousfield Tatham (1869-1936)
    Sydney Bousfield Tatham (1869-1936)
    Court report, The Standard, 27 Oct 1893
    Occupation Oct 1894  Engineer  [8
    Residence Oct 1894  3 West End Mansions, West Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location   [8
    Emigration 1899  Australia Find all individuals with events at this location   [9
    • date of emigration to Australia not certain.
      not with family in 1901 or 1911 census.
      presumed = passenger on Pacific Steam Navigation Co SS "Orizaba" dep London 08 Dec 1899: Mr S G? Tatham, 30, gentleman, cabin class, to disemb. Melbourne.
      [NB supposed daughter Wilhelmina Redbourne Tatham, birth reg Putney 2Q1905, was daughter of William James Warde]
    Occupation abt 1907 - 1909  Kalgoorlie, WA Find all individuals with events at this location ; Electrician  [10
    • Kalgoorlie Gaming Houses
      The prosecutions instituted by: the police as a result of the raid on two Kalgoorlie hotels came before Mr. E. P. Dowley, R.M:, in the Kalgoorlie Police Court on Thursday. [...]
      "Hazards" at the Foundry Hotel
      [...] From information received the police sent a person there to make observations. He ascertained that. a "hazard school" was being carried on, and the police obtained a search warrant, and raided the place. They found that. the "school" was being carried on, and that a large number of persons were in attendance nightly indulging in betting. [...] The following men who were found on the premises were each fined 5/ with 1 5/6 costs : [...] Sydney B. Tatham, ...
      Kalgoorlie Western Argus, 17 Sep 1907
    • Kalgoorlie Local Court
      Judgment Summonses: Smith v. Tatham.
      A. E. Smith proceeded against Sydney B. Tatham, electrician, for 5 15/ for which judgment had been obtained. The judgment debtor said that he was a widower, and had two children to support in England. During the last month he had not sent them anything. He had a shop in Egan street, and paid 10/ a week. He paid 1 a week for meals. There were already two orders against him. He had 10 or 12 worth of stock. He had earned more than 30 during the last month. He had the receipts and order books. Mr. Mayhall, who appeared for the judgment creditor, asked for an adjournment for a fortnight, so that he could have the books produced. The application was granted.
      Kalgoorlie Western Argus 13 Jul 1909
    Occupation 1916  Mount Magnet, WA Find all individuals with events at this location ; Electrician  [11
    Sydney Bousfield Tatham (1869-1936)
    Sydney Bousfield Tatham (1869-1936)
    Bankruptcy hearing, Perth, 05 Apr 1918
    Marriage 1916  Murchison District, WA Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Lizzie May Allan,   b. 1878, Sale, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1955, Victoria Park, WA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation abt 1925 - 1936  Electrical Engineer  [11
    Residence 1925  37 Tuam St, Victoria Park, WA Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    • also resid 1925 in Victoria Park, but at 65 Sussex St: Mary Jean Tatham - not identified
    Residence abt 1930 - 1931  8/12 Milligan St, Perth, WA Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    • wife not listed in electoral roll
    • Sydney D.[sic] Tatham (60), of Merlin House, Milligan-street, received a fractured right ankle late yesterday afternoon when he was struck by a motor cycle in Hay-street, near Pier-street. He was taken by the St. John ambulance to the Perth Hospital. The motor cycle was driven by Alex. R. Grainger, of Thomas-street, Nedlands. [West Australian, Perth, 15 Oct 1930].
    Residence 1936  212 Beaufort St, Perth, WA Find all individuals with events at this location   [11
    • also resid in Beaufort St but at #379: Joseph Tatham, clerk of works; Fanny Tatham, housewife - not identified
    Death 1936  Perth, WA Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Person ID I1928  Tatham | Crew branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2012 

    Father Albert John Tatham,   b. 18 Dec 1830, Smith St, Warwick Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Apr 1906, 20 The Avenue, Brondesbury Park Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Mother Elizabeth Bousfield,   b. abt 1827, St Clement Danes, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Nov 1898, 20 The Avenue, Brondesbury Park Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 71 years) 
    Marriage 10 Feb 1855  St Clement Danes, Strand Find all individuals with events at this location   [14, 15
    • Married by licence.
      Witnesses Lawrence Mallory Tatham & Eliza Richards.
      Ceremony conducted by John Owen, curate. [13]
    Notes 
    • 1 serv in 1871
    Family ID F0399  Family Group Sheet

    Family 1 Blanche Marion Long,   b. 17 Dec 1874, Hobart, TAS Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Apr 1964, 133 Albert Rd, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Marriage 09 Jun 1891  St Leonard, Streatham Find all individuals with events at this location   [5, 6
    • witnesses: H. Edward Tatham [his brother]; Edith Cureton Long [her mother]
    Sydney Bousfield Tatham (1869-1936) & Blanche Marion Long (1874-1964)
    Sydney Bousfield Tatham (1869-1936) & Blanche Marion Long (1874-1964)
    Marriage register
    Children 
     1. Blanche Marion Tatham,   b. 09 Jun 1892, Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Feb 1988, Copperfield House, 13 Worple Rd, Epsom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 95 years)
    +2. Edyth Ivy Tatham,   b. 18 Aug 1894, West Hampstead Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 May 1947, National Hospital for Diseases of the Nervous System, Queen Square, Bloomsbury Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years)
     3. Wilhelmina Redbourne Tatham,   b. 12 Mar 1905, 29 Upper Richmond Rd, Wandsworth Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Oct 1919, 88 Roseneath Rd, Battersea Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
    Last Modified 30 Dec 2012 
    Family ID F0417  Family Group Sheet

    Family 2 Lizzie May Allan,   b. 1878, Sale, VIC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 05 Jun 1955, Victoria Park, WA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Marriage 1916  Murchison District, WA Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Notes 
    • Lizzie and Sydney split up and appear to have had no children, though according to relatives in Perth he used to come visit her often and lived just around the corner from her.
      The place where they met probably and lived is in a very remote part of Western Australia. [16]
    Last Modified 05 Jan 2012 
    Family ID F1236  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - abt Aug 1869 - Willesden Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1871 - 8 Priory Park Rd, Kilburn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - 8 Priory Park Rd, Kilburn Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - 25 Ryde Vale Rd, Streatham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 09 Jun 1891 - St Leonard, Streatham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 09 Jun 1891 - St Leonard, Streatham Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1893 - 11 Stanley Gardens, WiIlesden Green Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Oct 1894 - 3 West End Mansions, West Hampstead Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1899 - Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Electrician - abt 1907 - 1909 - Kalgoorlie, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Electrician - 1916 - Mount Magnet, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 1916 - Murchison District, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 1916 - Murchison District, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1925 - 37 Tuam St, Victoria Park, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1930 - 1931 - 8/12 Milligan St, Perth, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1936 - 212 Beaufort St, Perth, WA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - 1936 - Perth, WA Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, UK, 1881.
      age 11

    2. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Hendon, 3Q1869.

    3. [S01] Census, UK, 1871.
      age 1

    4. [S01] Census, UK, 1891.

    5. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Wandsworth, 2Q1891.

    6. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Leonard, Streatham, 09 Jun 1891.

    7. [S11] Newspaper, The Standard, 27 Oct 1893.
      Police Intelligence

    8. [S06] Parish Registers, baptisms, Christ Church, Brondesbury, 02 Oct 1894.
      dau Edyth

    9. [S12] Passenger Lists, Orizaba, 08 Dec 1899.

    10. [S11] Newspaper, Kalgoorlie Western Argus, 13 Jul 1909.
      Court Reports

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

    12. [S08] Family Trees & Websites, Peter Selleck.
      website accessed 03 Dec 2010

    13. [S24] Roz Monaghan.

    14. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, St Clement Danes (IGI), 10 Feb 1855.

    15. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg Strand, 1Q1855.

    16. [S03] Family Members, JI.