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Robert Bristow Tatham

Male 1869 - 1952  (82 years)



  • Name Robert Bristow Tatham  [1, 2, 3
    Birth 30 Nov 1869  Clonmel Find all individuals with events at this location   [1, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9
    • b 29 Nov 1869 per IGI
    • in Royal Artillery Barracks
    Emigration 1879  Canada Find all individuals with events at this location   [10, 11
    • Cabin passengers on "Peruvian" arr Quebec ex Liverpool 21 Sep 1879: Mrs Tatham (lady), R B Tatham (ch), C H Tatham (ch), H Tatham (gent), Mrs Tatham (lady), Inf Tatham (inf)
    • US Passport Application Apr 1924 states he immigrated to USA from Liverpool Oct 1881 and resided continuously in Saginaw 1896 to 1924 [sic]; naturalized US citizen 13 Oct 1902
    Residence Apr 1881  London, ON Find all individuals with events at this location   [12
    Residence abt 1888 - 1893  91 Wharncliffe Rd, London, ON Find all individuals with events at this location   [13
    • with father & brother
    Occupation Apr 1891  Clerk in Tailor's store  [1
    Residence Apr 1891  Westminster, ON Find all individuals with events at this location   [1
    Occupation 1893  Salesman  [13
    Emigration 1895  USA Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • naturalized 1895; resid 4 yrs in Jun 1900
    • per Aug 1924 immigration list, naturalized 29 Jun 1899 at Saginaw
    Marriage 16 Feb 1896  Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [14, 15
    Bregetta R Fordney,   b. 15 Mar 1876, Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Jun 1900  Coal Dealer  [7
    • almost illegible on census form
    Residence Jun 1900  Gratiot Place, Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [7
    • with wife's parents
    • The growth of Saginaw was fueled rapidly during the 1800s by the lumber industry. The city was the site of numerous sawmills and served as a port for Great Lakes vessels. Lumber production peaked by the early 1870s and had virtually disappeared by the end of the century.
    Occupation Apr 1910  Superintendent, Lumber Mill  [5
    Residence Apr 1910  1130 Sixth Avenue, Laurel, MS Find all individuals with events at this location   [5
    • Located in Jones County in southeast Mississippi, southeast of Jackson on Tallahala Creek, Laurel was founded in 1882 as a lumber town
    • 2 serv.
    Occupation Jan 1920  Manager, Sawmill  [6
    Residence Jan 1920  1130 Sixth Avenue, Laurel, MS Find all individuals with events at this location   [6
    • house owned, no mortgage, 3 serv.
    Occupation 1924  Lumberman  [3
    Residence 1924  1423 Gratiot Avenue, Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [16
    Residence Apr 1930  2223 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [17
    Occupation bef 1949  Land Surveyor  [8
    Death Aug 1952  South Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location   [18
    Notes 
    • Indirectly, the Compiler has heard that a son of this Herbert Tatham, living in America, visited England some years ago, [...] and was anxious to learn something of his family. The Editorial Committee would welcome further details as to Christian name, and present residence. [Curtis, Dec 1927]
    • Passengers on RMS "Arcadian" arr Southampton 16 May 1924: Robert Bristow Tatham, 54, lumberman; Bregatta Fordney Tatham, 47; perm res USA, UK address Mills University Hotel,London.
    • US Census 1880: Robert Thatheam age 9 resid Santa Barbara, CA - to be verified
    • Passengers on Canadian Pacific Montlaurier dep Belfast 26 Jul 1924: Robert B Tatham,54, lumberman; Bregatta Tatham, 47, housewife; dest Quebec. perm res & citiz USA, UK addr Mills Hotel, Gower St, London
    • Naturalized USA 1895 [1900 & 1910 census]
    • parents' birthplaces as stated on census returns:
      1891: father England, mother Nova Scotia;
      1900: father England, mother England;
      1910: father Canada; mother Canada;
      1920: father Canada, mother Ireland
    • In 1924 Mr & Mrs Richard Bristow Tatham II visited England, Scotland, Ireland, France. They called on Leonard James Tatham (1855-1926), and on Cecilia Richmond (Lady Kennedy)[1846-1928]. [Letter Bregatta Fordney (Mrs RBT2) to Arthur Tyrone Tatham 05 May 1949]
    • was the 5th owner of the Heathcote Tatham family bible - passed on from his brother Charles 01 Jan 1930
    Person ID I2928  Tatham | Heathcote branch | Descendant - male line
    Last Modified 05 Jan 2012 

    Father Herbert Tatham,   b. 28 Feb 1838, Middlesex Hospital, Marylebone Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Oct 1900, London, ON Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Emily Evans Springer,   b. abt 1839, Nova Scotia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Jan 1899, Canada? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Marriage 23 Dec 1868  St Paul's Cathedral, London, ON Find all individuals with events at this location   [19
    Family ID F0787  Family Group Sheet

    Family Bregetta R Fordney,   b. 15 Mar 1876, Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Marriage 16 Feb 1896  Saginaw, MI Find all individuals with events at this location   [14, 15
    Children 
    +1. Herbert Frederick Tatham,   b. Jun 1896, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    +2. Roy Francis Tatham,   b. abt 1900, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Joseph Warren Tatham,   b. abt 1902, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    +4. Robert Bristow Tatham,   b. abt 1907, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. Catherine Tatham,   b. abt 1909, Michigan Find all individuals with events at this location
    Last Modified 10 Nov 2011 
    Family ID F1052  Family Group Sheet

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    Link to Google MapsBirth - 30 Nov 1869 - Clonmel Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1879 - Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1881 - London, ON Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - abt 1888 - 1893 - 91 Wharncliffe Rd, London, ON Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1891 - Westminster, ON Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsEmigration - 1895 - USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - < - 16 Feb 1896 - Saginaw, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarriage - 16 Feb 1896 - Saginaw, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jun 1900 - Gratiot Place, Saginaw, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1910 - 1130 Sixth Avenue, Laurel, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Jan 1920 - 1130 Sixth Avenue, Laurel, MS Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1924 - 1423 Gratiot Avenue, Saginaw, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1930 - 2223 South Washington Avenue, Saginaw, MI Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDeath - Aug 1952 - South Michigan Link to Google Earth
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  • Documents
    Robert Bristow Tatham II (1869- )
    Robert Bristow Tatham II (1869- )
    Passport application

  • Sources 
    1. [S01] Census, Canada, 1891.
      age 21 b Ireland

    2. [S10] Tatham Family in South Africa, by Gill Tatham.

    3. [S12] Passenger Lists, Arcadian, 16 May 1924.
      age 54

    4. [S02] BMD Index, birth reg Clonmel, 1869.

    5. [S01] Census, USA, 1910.
      age 38 b Canada

    6. [S01] Census, USA, 1920.
      age 46 b England

    7. [S01] Census, USA, 1900.
      b Feb 1872 Canada

    8. [S33] Family Letters, Bregatta Fordney, 05 May 1949.
      to Arthur Tyrone Tatham

    9. [S22] IGI / BVRI, 29 Nov 1869.

    10. [S12] Passenger Lists, Peruvian, 21 Sep 1879.

    11. [S07] Other Sources, US Passport Application, 05 Apr 1924.

    12. [S01] Census, Canada, 1881.
      age 12

    13. [S38] City & County Directories, London City and Middlesex County Directory.

    14. [S22] IGI / BVRI, marriages batch M018069, 16 Feb 1896.
      Robt B Tatham = Bregatta R Fordney

    15. [S01] Census, USA, 1900.
      marr 5 yrs

    16. [S12] Passenger Lists, Montlaurier, 02 Aug 1924.

    17. [S01] Census, USA, 1930.
      age 58

    18. [S03] Family Members, JH.

    19. [S28] Family Bible, Heathcote Tatham.