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Richard Maurice Tatham

Male 1917 - 1981  (64 years)


  • Name Richard Maurice Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Known as "Dick" 
    Birth 08 Jul 1917  Steyning Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 2
    Occupation abt 1944 - 1953  Political activist  [4
    • Active in various far-left political movements, notably the Socialist Party of Great Britain and the short-lived Common Wealth party.
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1917-1981)
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1917-1981)
    "Understanding the Mass Mind", publ. 1944
    Occupation abt 1955 - 1980  Music Journalist  [5
    • Dick Tatham was briefly a contributor to Boys' World in the early 1960s but was better known as a music journalist for Record Mirror, Crescendo, Billboard, Disc and Valentine. He also wrote music articles for D. C. Thomson's girls' papers Jackie and Diana. He lived in the Balham and Streatham areas of London in the late-1950s and early- to mid-1960s. [Bear Alley website accessed 27 Aug 2011]
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1817-1981)
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1817-1981)
    Book cover: "The Incredible BeeGees"
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1917-1981)
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1917-1981)
    Feature series in "Disc", early 1960s
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1917-1981)
    Richard Maurice Tatham (1917-1981)
    with Pet(ula) Clark
    Residence 1981  1 Limes Close, Ashford, Middlesex Find all individuals with events at this location   [3
    Death 13 Jul 1981  Surrey N Find all individuals with events at this location   [2, 3
    Probate 17 Sep 1981  Oxford Find all individuals with events at this location ; 5,676  [3
    • Tatham, Richard Maurice otherwise Dick of 1 Limes Close Ashford Middx died 13 July 1981 Probate Oxford 17 September 5676. [NPC]
    Notes 
    • Publications:
      - The Wonderful Tommy Steel. Picture-story album. London, Record Mirror Cardfront Publishers, 1957.
      - Football Champions. London, 1965.
      - The Bay City Rollers Yearbook. London, Phoebus, 1975.
      - Elton John, with Tony Jasper. London, Octopus Books, in association with Phoebus, 1976.
      - Elvis. London, Phoebus, 1977.
      - The Incredible Bee Gees. London, Futura Publications, 1979.
      - Cliff and His Wonderful Life, foreword by Dick Tatham. London, Go Magazine, 1964.
    Person ID I2659  Tatham | Morris branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 22 Mar 2015 

    Father Guy Edgar Tatham,   b. 15 Jul 1895, Beaconsfield, Marden Park, Caterham Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Feb 1954, Aldershot Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Mother Ethel Maude Disher,   b. abt Mar 1889, Camberwell Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. abt Nov 1931, Easthampstead Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 42 years) 
    Marriage 08 Apr 1917  Christ Church, Albany St, St Pancras Find all individuals with events at this location   [6, 7, 8
    Guy Edgar Tatham & Ethel Maude Disher
    Guy Edgar Tatham & Ethel Maude Disher
    Marriage register
    Photos
    Guy & Ethel Tatham
    Guy & Ethel Tatham
    Guy Edgar Tatham (1895-1954) & Ethel Maude Disher (1889-1931)
    Guy Edgar Tatham & family
    Guy Edgar Tatham & family
    Charabanc trip
    Family ID F0166  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 08 Jul 1917 - Steyning Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Steyning, 3Q1917.

    2. [S02] BMD Index, death reg Surrey N, 3Q1981.
      b 08 Jul 1917

    3. [S14] National Probate Calendar.

    4. [S07] Other Sources, George Walford International Essay Prize, 1944.
      website accessed 15 Nov 2013

    5. [S03] Family Members, DBV.

    6. [S02] BMD Index, marriage reg St Pancras, 2Q1917.

    7. [S37] Army Lists & Records, Army Pension Records.

    8. [S06] Parish Registers, marriages, Christ Church, Albany St, 26 Apr 1917.
      Guy Edgar Tatham = Ethel Maude Disher